In part 1 of his light meter series, he covers the basics of how to use a meter and identifies how using a meter will make you not only a more efficient photographer, but also a more inventive one. He writes that using a “light meter unlocks the door to innovative thinking and image making,” enabling you to “create images without anything holding you back, except the laws of physics.”
In part 2, he offers a video in which he demonstrates exactly how a camera measures light. If you’ve ever had any doubts about why you need a hand held light meter, this video will quell them. It’s readily apparent how much quicker and more accurate it is.
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