My favourite exposure meter. I have some analog meters too, but I prefer this one. Not because it is supposed to be more precisely, but it has a. flash and continuous light metering walimex pro Exposure Meter from Gossen incident/reflected light metering super-thin and lightweight simple oper. Shop Gossen Sixtomat Flash (Ambient/Flash) Light Meter at KEH Camera, your source for buying and selling used cameras.
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With actuate value button play range. The meter sits well in the hand and is easy to read for reflective readings as well as incident readings. It measures continuous light and flash, and it covers a wide measuring range with great accuracy. In this mode the diffuser dome is pushed aside to the left or right, and the meter is pointed from the camera towards the subject. SIXTOMAT flash is operable for metering for a period of 45 s meter readiness prevails as long as F remains visible on the display — Fire the flash — The measured aperture total of flash and continuous light appears on the left digital display, and as a flashing mark on the analog aperture scale.
However, there is not always a uniform distribution of bright and dark areas of equal importance within the subject. Requires a 15 V Eveready battery not included. Send a link to this item so recipient can review, customize or exchange for an alternate of equal or lesser value.
Generally the meter is held with the dome in front of the important area of the subject and pointing back to the camera.
Initially turn the setting disk to set the ASA of your film. It has the ability to take flash readings in combination with ambient light and with multiple flashes.
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Now select from the processed pictures the one you consider to be optimal and compare its settings with the meter readings. Consequently, the reading always depends upon the inherent brightness of the subject!! The light reducing factor in stops, and the extension factor, automatically appear on the display. I have never sixtomqt it other than to put a battery in it to see how it works.
Tom, I was clash a similar question today so you might also be interested in this thread on incident metering technique: You will find that the angle at which you hold the meter can alter the reading by a stop or more. The digital shutter speed display disappears, to be replaced by information on the number of flashes that have to be fired for the desired f-stop e.
In both cases it performs flawlessly and repeatably. gozsen
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Correction values can also be directly measured. Important remarks concerning correction values. A figure preceded by? No accessories are included. This means that inherently brighter subjects are not precisely measured and therefore rendered darker. Bong – no point in re-arguing the same points that were debated in sixfomat link you provided.
I have to diasgree – I have just read the above link and as implied in my first answer, it is NOT simply a case of holding the meter in a certain place and taking the reading as gospel. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time.
When measuring the EV, should I put the diffuser on? However, measurement does require constant light.
If anyone doubts this take a slide film, take a whole range of varied light shots from indoor to backlit to sunset to midday to fill flash etc using straight incident metering and many will be un-satisfactory. For this purpose it is necessary to select a point godsen has the same lighting level as the subject.
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Got one to sell? Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Even in difficult exposure situations, for instance with contrasty subjects, incident light measurement with the diffuser results in far more accurate exposures to satisfy the most discerning gossej requirements.
Indeed, far more so than any reflected meter which you always have to compensate for the subject’s colour, reflectivity, backlighting etc. As I said, hold the meter vertically then tilt it down then gkssen and tell me the reading doesn’t change! Incident, Reflected, Flash Readings.
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