Chapter 3

Measuring Light and Color


As fabulous as the in-camera metering systems have become, until they can jump out of the camera, run up to the subject and take a reading of the light falling on the subject, rather than reading the light reflecting off of it, they won’t put the light meter manufacturers out of business.

Our Gossen Starlite all-in-one light meter and Gossen Color-Pro 3F travel with us on even the most simple photographic adventures. The Starlite reads ambient light and flash illumination in either incident or reflected modes. It takes broad readings or spot readings to as tight as 1°. The Color-Pro reads both continuous light ...

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