Category : Light meter

Using the meter for balance. 

I love using a lightmeter. Not because it’s cool, but because it simply makes my life a lot easier and it doesn’t make me look like an amateur that’s just guessing my exposure.  Now a lot of people think a lightmeter is difficult to use. But in essence it’s pretty simple. Just hold it in front of the area you want correctly lit and voila you have your exposure. (Don’t point towards anything, it’s an incident meter so hold it […]

Tip : Strong backlighting

In the 70’s they knew…. Using strong backlighting can be cool, it creates cool lens flares and it really spices up a shot, I won’t say that after the 70’s the photography went south and flat but in all honesty I sometimes am stunned by the questions I get during workshops about lens flare and backlighting, so I thought it would be cool to write a small blogpost about them. Whenever I post an image with a strong backlight people […]

Sekonic news

You know I love light meters right? Well I’ve been testing a new Sekonic for a while now and can tell you that’s it the “perfect” meter for all you Elinchrom users out there. It doesn’t include a 1 degree spot meter (for that you still need to get the 758) but for the rest it’s one cool meter.   Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478DR-EL/L-478DR-PX Series Additional Radio System of Elinchrom and Phottix Sekonic announced two new light meters compatible with […]

Elinchrom HS system first tests

You probably already read some things about it, but Elinchrom recently released their new Skyport and that introduces a whole new way of shooting images outside (and inside). In case you didn’t let’s quickly tell you “all about it”   Skyport The skyport is the system for triggering Elinchrom strobes (and they also have an universal version of course), main advantage of the system is that you can also change the output of your strobes and turn on/off the modeling […]