Lightmeter suggestion

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  1. iskoos

    iskoos TPF Noob!

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    I need a simple but a useful light meter that shows the ambient lighting in EV unit on a simple LCD screen.

    I am not looking for so hitech and expensive gear that has zillions of settings. A simple pocket unit with a single button will work. I would like it to have ISO dial-in but it is still okay if it doesn't have. (as long as the readings are for ISO 100).

    I am not looking for something with analog display or something that shows the value in other units than EV. And I would like for it to be under 100 bucks.

    Do I have a chance?

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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    Sekonic L-308s. Incident, reflected, and strobed. (look for a used one)

    Little hope for under $100 with your requirements.
     
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    I liked the Gossen except those shutter speed/f stop dials. I really don't need this meter to tell me what settings I need to use to get the correct exposure. All I want is to be able to read the ambient lighting in EV.

    See the link below? I know it is a whole different stuff but I was looking for something this simple. You press the button it shows the light intensity in EV value. That's it. But looks like light meters are not as simple as I thought.

    Non-Contact Pocket Thermometer
     
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    gryphonslair99 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Thanks!.. I guess I would take Gossen in this case:)
     
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    sorry this is my first post on this forum..and new is photography and sorry my english not so good. i go and check gossen lightmeter at web... and how to use this thing? and what is mean by iso 200 and 12 ev? and what the right shutter speed and F by using this?

     

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