[wanted] Light meter for student

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  1. aggiezach

    aggiezach Yup...

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    Howdy guys and gals!

    Now that I have some fun full manual Medium format cameras, I would like to carry around a light meter with me so I can properly gauge the eposure I'll need for each frame of film :D

    So I'm just starting here and seeing if I can find someone who wouldn't mind helping a poor college kid out! not that I'm not willing to pay for what I get!


    I'm also using this thread to get recomendations for light meters that I should start out with!

    Thanks in advance for your advice and information!



    Zach :D
     
  2. GerryDavid

    GerryDavid No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I hear if you put a half a table tennis ball on the front of a slr lense, it turns the camera into an incident light meter, but this is probably bigger than what you want to carry. :0)

    I want to get one as well but the cheaper ones seems to be the older slower ones, and the good ones are $200+.
     
  3. havoc

    havoc Jedi something or other

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    Look on ebay ffor Pentax spot meters. They are arguably the best on the market, and last time i saw them they were starting around 100 dollars. If your into B&W its prolly the best tool you can have...


    Edit: Also if you are thinking about getting into the zone system, these Pentax spot meters are pretty much manditory.
     
  4. paul rond

    paul rond TPF Noob!

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    Try looking for a used meter on KEH.COM. An old Gossen Luna Pro is an excelent meter and can be had for $80 in excelent condition.
     

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