Metering

To nail the exposure on every Family Portrait (mixing ambient light & flash) while cycling South America, I´ll be using my old Sekonic L-358 light meter.

Tech Specs:
Measuring System Incident: Dual retractable lumisphere, Reflected: with included reflected light attachment; Silicon photo diodes
Measuring Modes Ambient and flash (cord, cordless, multi flash) – incident and reflected (54 degrees)
Receptor Head Rotating 270 degree with built-in retractable lumisphere
Aperture/Shutter Priority Aperture and shutter priority
Display Readout Digital LCD plus LCD analog, (auto-backlit LCD at EV 3 and under for 20 sec.)
ISO Range Dual ISO settings: 3 to 8000 (1/3rd steps)
f/Stop Display Range Incident/Reflected: f/1.0 to 90 9/10 (full, 1/2 or 1/3rd steps)
Shutter Speed – Ambient 1/8000 sec. to 30 minutes
Shutter Speed – Flash 1/1000 sec to 30 minutes
EV Range (ISO-100) Flash: EV -2 to 22.9 (Incident/Reflected)
Cine Speeds 2 – 360fps
Exposure Memory Capable of nine exposure measurement readings
Shadow/Highlight Calculation Yes
Brightness Difference Displays the difference in 1/10 stop increments
Flash to Ambient Ratio Yes
Multiple Flash Yes, unlimited
Exposure Calibration +/- 1.0 EV
Power Source 1 CR123A lithium battery
Dimensions 2.4 x 6.1 x 1.46″ (60 x 155 x 37mm) WHD
Weight 5.4 oz (154g)
Specialties All weather design; Radio triggering with optional RT-32 Radio Transmitter Module (max. distance is 100ft); Compatible with PocketWizard Digital Radio Receivers; 16 standard PocketWizard Channels (#1-16) and 16 “Selective Quad Triggering” multi-zone channels (#17-32) are accessed through the meter’s integral software and displayed on its LCS panel. In Selective Quad, up to 4 zones of lighting can be individually triggered and measured wirelessly by the meter

 

Federico

Photographer cycling "in developing" countries making + printing + giving away portraits for those families who had none...

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