Question about incident light meter

Started Feb 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Lawrence Keeney
Lawrence Keeney Veteran Member • Posts: 6,788
Re: Question about incident light meter

The light meter has to base its reading on some standard, and because it has no idea of what you are photographing, it uses 18% gray as the standard. Depending on what you are photographing, you can then tweak the exposure slightly.

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