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#1 Patrick Neary

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Posted 20 September 2007 - 12:35 PM

Here's the lightmeter I'll be using on my next shoot:

http://www.vintageph...tv/monner.shtml
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#2 Chris Keth

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 11:51 AM

Here's the lightmeter I'll be using on my next shoot:

http://www.vintageph...tv/monner.shtml


That's a nice idea but wouldn't different people have different size eyes in the first place?
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#3 Patrick Neary

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 04:20 PM

All I know is you'd be able to spot the DPs who were smoking doobies before the shoot, 'cause all their footage would come back over-exposed :)

(there are probably other reasons this meter never caught on too...but I'd sure love to march around on set with one someday!)
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#4 Jon Kukla

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Posted 28 September 2007 - 12:18 AM

I've heard stories about how DPs - WAY back when my grandparents were babies - used to have an assistant stare at the scene for several minutes and then look at their pupils to judge exposure. I always thought it was an old wives tale until I saw this link.
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Posted 28 September 2007 - 12:10 PM

I used to take an assistant's hand and hold it in front of a 10K and see how long it took the fingers to burst into flames to determine spot/flood.
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#6 Reuben Vollmer

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Posted 02 October 2007 - 11:02 PM

lol mitch your hilarious, thats the funniest thing ive read all day! :rolleyes:
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