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09/12/2006 09:03:41 AM · #1
For the life of me I can't seem to get good exposures with my light meter! If I use the globe on a subject(like a flower outdoors, overcast) I get underexposure everytime. It doesn't matter which attachment, globe or reflective, Its always under exposing. Is there a setting Im missing somewhere? Help!

ps- Rebel xt, manual exposure, lenses tried- 50mm 1.8 & 24mm 2.8.
09/12/2006 09:12:33 AM · #2
setting the correct iso ?
09/12/2006 09:40:23 AM · #3
Yeah..that was the first thing I verified but it has gotten me before.. :-)
09/12/2006 10:40:58 AM · #4
The meter has two main modes - Fstop measurement and EV measurement and they both display similar numbers but are NOT the same exposure. See if you have a little EV on your screen when you take a reading.

also, you can calibrate the meter. which means you cna screw it up too LOL. Check the calibration setting and make sure it's at 0.

Message edited by author 2006-09-12 10:41:41.
09/12/2006 01:34:11 PM · #5
seems to be working better now...thanks for the advice fate....
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