Sunny 16 rule ... not optimal at 16?

Started Jul 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
onlooker
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Re: Sunny 16 rule ... not optimal at 16?
In reply to FuzzyQball, Jul 3, 2013

FuzzyQball wrote:

I remember my father telling us all to stay still, while he wandered around with his light meter, took notes, made calculations, and then minutes later took the shoot. All this was because the camera did not have a light meter built in. Also you could not see the results until much later, so you had to exercise care. Using the built in meter, with histogram if you need to, is the way to go. Know your camera and compensate when you need to.

Incident light meter allows you to shoot much faster than a built-in one.

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