For decades, there’s a piece of gear that I’ve always had in my camera bag. This would be a handheld light meter. I feel I’m in the minority these days by still using a handheld light meter and that’s too bad this is so. While one can certainly shoot using their in-camera meter, there are cases where it’s not the best choice or even feasible to do so. In this guide, we will cover everything from what a light meter is to how to properly use one in your photography.

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