Light Meters

I've been seeing quite a bit of talk on Twitter about light meters lately, perhaps because I follow mostly film shooters or simply because it's a trending topic in the photographic community. But regardless of which medium you shoot, you are metering light (if you don't know the difference between incident and reflective metering, do yourself a favor and Google that - I suggest this site). Many people let the camera do the metering behind the scenes while others like to take full control of this aspect of photography.

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Rangefinder Focusing and Metering

Rangefinders are a categorically different beast from the DSLR when it comes to focusing (and in some cases, metering).  Rather than having a multitude of focus points and light confirmations on focus, you get a small patch in the center of the viewfinder.  This takes some getting used to if you're coming off a DSLR world. Also, metering tends to be a big question for me lately, so I'll touch on that as well.

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