light meter

  1. M

    Unittic Light Meter

    Hello, I recently inherited a Voigtlander Vito B manual camera and a Unittic light meter. I have no idea how to work the light meter, and after some research I am still very confused, as most demonstrations online have meters with ASA windows which this does not. Does anyone have experience with...
  2. NGH

    Selenium based light meters

    Hi I have seen in various places that the selenium cells in meters deteriorate the more they are exposed to light and that in order to keep them working you should keep them covered when not in use. I have also seen in a few places that the above is a complete myth and that exposure has no...
  3. shirin

    Light meter question

    Hello, Sorry if it's a basic question but I need a bit of help. The light meter inside an old film camera I'm using is different to what I'm used to. Instead of having a plus or minus with an exposure needle hovering between them, there are a series of shutter speed numbers that the needle...
  4. gossamer

    Light meter with Flashpoint XPLOR 600 and outdoors

    Hi, I have a D500 with a 24-70mm and just got a Flashpoint XPLOR 600 with an 38" parapop and a Sekonic L-308S-U Flashmate. I was doing some testing with a subject to try and create some basic profile pictures. Is there any expectation to be able to use this combination outdoors, during the day...
  5. gossamer

    Using the Sekonic Flashmate L-308S-U

    Hi everyone, I have a D500 and just got a Sekonic Flashmate L-308S-U light meter and having some difficulty figuring out how to use it. The first time I'm going to use it will be in a somewhat dimly lit room where I plan on taking portraits of people on a couch. I expect some ambient natural...
  6. MarshallClay

    Exposure/Light Meter Question

    Hello! I was wondering about the light meter on my camera. From what I had come to understand when I first started shooting in manual, the goal was to get the marker right in the middle for good exposure. Photos from my camera seem to have a tendency to look quite underexposed when I am in the...
  7. J

    Is my Canon A1 Light-Meter Faulty?

    Hey guys, So I bought a Canon A1 the other day with a 50mm lense and shot my first few rolls of film at a party and in the city at night. What I find strange my light meter and the exposures that its giving me. So I shot at ISO400 at the party which was indoors with decent lighting, and it...
  8. Ddilla

    Recovering Minolta SRT-101

    Hello everyone! Anyone own a Minolta SRT-101? Has anyone ever replaced the leather covering the camera? I have really been wanting to recover the camera, although, the leather seems to be really hard. Is the "leather" around the camera actually leather? or is it some sort of imitation plastic...