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METERING

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  • DEFINITION

    METERING is the process of measuring light with a light meter so as to determine correct exposure for a picture.

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    STUDY GUIDE & EXAMPLES

     

    • Metering systems are calibrated to a certain light value in order to gurantee constant exposure settings: 18% gray is commonly accepted because a typical scene reflect the same amount of light as this gray value.

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