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Old August 3rd, 2003, 08:34 PM   #1
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Does Anyone Use A Light Meter?

In particular, for those who use a DVX100--does a separate light meter seem worthwhile in gauging the proper lighting exposure for the camera? Or is a white/gray card enough, if even that?
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Old August 4th, 2003, 07:18 AM   #2
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This topic has been discussed quite extensively. Do a search and you'll find the varying thoughts on light meter usage. Most use the zebra pattern to judge exposure. Next step up, use a monitor and/or waveform monitor. Light meters are used by many professional lighting people, directors etc. to help determine lighting ratios, light placement etc.
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Old August 4th, 2003, 08:16 AM   #3
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Okay--thanks!
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