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#1 s. amed hussaini

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 09:22 AM

Hello everyone.

Recently purchased a K-3... I also plan to pick up a Konvas in the near future.

I need a light meter now.

Can anyone recommend a few?

Thanks!
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#2 Vincent De Paula

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 01:50 PM

I very much like my Sekonic L558C.
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#3 Jason Debus

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 03:00 PM

This has been posted numerous times, use the search!

Which light meter?
Recommended light meters
Light meters
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#4 David Sweetman

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 05:18 PM

You'll probably want both an incidence meter and a spot meter. It was hard for me to find a spot meter so I went with the Seconic L-558 cine because it combines both, which some find too bulky, but that's not a problem I've had with it. I dig it because it tells you anything you could want to know about the light all in one package. The major downside is the price, especially since I bought it new, I'm sure used seperate meters would be cheaper.

PS, don't buy ebay meters from hong kong! heard bad stories about those.

Edited by David Sweetman, 27 September 2006 - 05:20 PM.

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