Lightmeter

Discussion in 'Photography Equipment & Products' started by ZacKrohn, Jul 2, 2004.

  1. ZacKrohn

    ZacKrohn TPF Noob!

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    I would like to buy a hand held light meter. I'm on somewhat of a budget, preferably something less than $100. Can anyone help?
     
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    Sekonic makes an analog model that will meter both incident and reflected light. It sells at Adorama for $89. It's the match-needle type, but it should work just fine. I'm thinking about getting one myself.
     
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    my dad has a realy old analog one...but hes not sure how to use it or where the manual is...is there nothing for around $100 in digatal...not that its completly necessary
     
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    anyone know how to find really cheap light meters? :)
    i looked a little a few months ago and found nothing. a photometer would be a really cool tool to use in building/designing architectural models. WV just isn't up to speed with stuff.

    sorry to jump in your thread zac
     
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    If you are looking for new, you'll only find the most basic models, or off brands for less than $100. Although you might be able to find a better used meter for $100. I'd say start out perusing the models on the manufacturer's websites, and then see what they are going for on Ebay. I use Sekonic brand, but there are plenty of other good brands.
     

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