Ode To A Lightmeter

Your light meter is probably the most under-used piece of equipment in your camera bag. In this digital world with LCDs and even live histograms on the back of digital cameras, everyone from amateurs to pros photographers seem to have forgotten one of the cardinal rules of photography: Never trust your camera's meter! As digital photography has grown, so has the sophistication and accuracy of light meters.

Your light meter is probably the most under-used piece of equipment in your camera bag. In this digital world with LCDs and even live histograms on the back of digital cameras, everyone from amateurs to pros photographers seem to have forgotten one of the cardinal rules of photography: Never trust your camera's meter!