Well, my photo course has started again, and I'm eager to take great photos. I have only been really into photography for about a year and a half now and have only taken two courses, which were both darkroom technique courses. I have a slight problem. I have trouble getting the right aperture, and some of my really good photos either come out too light or too dark. It annoys me because sometimes I get it right, and sometimes I don't. When I most want it to be perfect, something seems to go wrong. I usually go by the general sunny 16, cloudy 8, and everything in between. It has not seemed to be working out too well, and I don't want to get into the darkroom to find that my photos are either too light or too dark. Now the question...Would a handheld light meter assist me in getting the right exsposure in every photo? If so, what kind?