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Where can I obtain a Horvex 3 Metrawatt A.G. light exposure meter, manual?

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SOURCE: Inconsistant exposure in Manual mode

In manual mode the light meter result is the output of setting the apeture and shutter speed. It will constantly change as you change these and the ISO until you get the desired exposure. Is this what you mean by inconsistent? If it is giving verying results in the same conditions try it with ISO 100. That should fix it

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Why are you using a light meter with a point-and-shoot camera?

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The blinking light may be telling you the picture you want is out of the camera's range. You may have to increase the ISO, shoot at a slower shutter speed, or open the lens aperture.

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Bought cheap extention tubes, now camera wont recognize the lens. How do I use them


Set the exposure mode to "M" (Manual). You'll have to set both the aperture and shutter speed yourself.

You'll also get no exposure assistance from the camera's light meter. You can review the picture after taking one and/or use the histogram to tune the exposure.

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You have to use the Manual exposure mode (turn the mode dial to M). You get no help from the camera's light meter.

You can meter the scene with a separate light meter, or put a different lens on the D90 to get an approximate exposure. Take the shot, look at it on the LCD screen, and adjust.

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My camera over exposes everything - the shutter stays open for about 2-3 seconds. except when on video settings. No matter what I set it at nothing changes.


Looking down at the top of the camera, check the left knob. This is the exposure compensation dial. Adjust it to "0". If set one way or the other, it will make pictures darker or lighter. This comes in handy when the image has a lot of dark or bright areas - moving this dial will allow you to make the bright areas darker or the dark areas lighter when you camera's light meter is setting the exposure in a way you do not want.

If still having trouble, make sure the right knob (Mode) is not set to M or Manual. Switch it to Program or Auto and try taking a picture again. You might even want to set the outer knob (ISO) to AUTO as well to reduce the chances of an incorrect setting. If it now works as expected, but you want to shoot in M, you will need to learn how to use the meter to select the correct combination of aperture (f stop), shutter speed and ISO to obtain the desired results.

Oh, experiment with the exposure compensation knob when you have a chance, learn how it can help correct overly dark / bright scenes. Good luck!

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I have a Nikon FM film camera. The viewfinder has three exposure indicators visible within the viewfield: + for overexposure, O for correct exposure and - for underexposure. These indicators have...


If the red light is steady on the minus sign even if you vary shutter and aperture settings and point the camera at different light exposures, then this is a metering problem. If the red light on the minus sign turns off when you have correct or over exposure, then it would mean your indicator lights for o and + are busted. Have your metering checked by a competent camera technician. In any case, since your camera is fully manual, you can use the 'sunny 16' rule and still shoot away.

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I have a Canon Rebel XSi. I'm trying to shoot a photo of my sleeping 2 year old, so the light is obviously low. I have the cameral on manual mode. I used the light meter to obtain my exposure, but when I...


The blinking light may be telling you the picture you want is out of the camera's range. You may have to increase the ISO, shoot at a slower shutter speed, or open the lens aperture.

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Camera and light meter confusion


Why are you using a light meter with a point-and-shoot camera?

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Inconsistant exposure in Manual mode


In manual mode the light meter result is the output of setting the apeture and shutter speed. It will constantly change as you change these and the ISO until you get the desired exposure. Is this what you mean by inconsistent? If it is giving verying results in the same conditions try it with ISO 100. That should fix it

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I want to know that how to adjust exposure level in sharp 1118 or how to make light copy with diganostics mode


l For manual copy density adjustment, press the AUTO/
MANUAL/PHOTO ( / / ) key to select
MANUAL ( ) and adjust with the LIGHT ( ) and
DARK ( ) keys as desired.
l For photographs, select PHOTO ( ) and then adjust with the
LIGHT ( ) and DARK ( ) keys as desired.
l There are 9 exposure steps indicated by 5 indicator lights. (The
indicators light up one or two at a time.)
Successive pushes of the LIGHT ( ) key will change the
indicator lights in the order (3) / (3•2) /(2) / (2•1) / (1).
Successive pushes of the DARK ( ) key will change the
indicator lights in the order (3) / (3•4) / (4) / (4•5)/ (5)
The automatic exposure level can be adjusted to suit your copying
needs.
1 Press the AUTO/MANUAL/PHOTO ( / / ) key
to select the PHOTO ( ) mode.
2 Press and hold the AUTO/MANUAL/PHOTO ( / /
) key for approximately 5 seconds.
l The PHOTO ( ) indicator will go out and the AUTO indicator
will begin to blink.
l One or two exposure indicators corresponding to the automatic
exposure level which has been selected will light up. The factory
default setting is level “3”.
3 Press the LIGHT ( ) or DARK ( ) key to lighten
or darken the automatic exposure level as desired.
4 Press the AUTO/MANUAL/PHOTO ( / / ) key.
l The AUTO indicator will stop blinking and will light up steadily.
l This automatic exposure level will remain in effect until you
change it again by this procedure.
Automatic exposure adjustment
AUTO

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Useing a weston master2 exposure metre


They're lovely old light meters and there's an online copy of the manual for your exact model at the address below:-

http://www.urmonas.net/manuals/westonII/westonII-1.jpg

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