Understanding Your Light Meter: The Basics

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  Detailed Written Breakdown, Side by Side pictures to show Hand Placement and instruction

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  This lesson is designed for the Entry Level Filmmaker that is looking to understand lighting ratio’s, how to read light meters, balance your light and match quantities.  In this lesson you will understand the etiquette on how to position your hand to accurately read light sources of all types and environments.

  • How to read your meter
    • How to control what hits your light meters ball
    • How to adjust and angle
  • Which meter is right for you?

ctdonoho 18 days ago

Who is responsible for recording all of the exposure data and ratios of a particular shot or scene so that if a reshoot is necessary, you can reference the data and match the shots?