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DP 1on1 E002 – Using a Light Meter

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In this episode of Digital Photography One on One, Mark Wallace [SnapFactory.com] tells us what a light meter does for you and why it is an important part of every studio.

Questions Answered:
1) Do I need to use a light meter for my studio photography?

2) What is the best way to use my light meter in the studio?


Digital Photography One on One is a video question and answer tutorial format from SnapFactory.com and StudioLighting.net. You can submit questions for us to tackle on the show by contacting us.

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One thought on “DP 1on1 E002 – Using a Light Meter

  1. Tom

    Terrific instruction- thank you. I’m thinking of purchasing a light meter but am wondering how the meter could be used with nikon speedlights sb-600 +sb800 off camera with umbrella lighting? Or do these meters only work with studio strobes. Thank you again


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