TTArtisan has launched a black “brassed” model of their tiny shoe mounted mild meter



Whereas just about all cameras immediately have some type of mild meter built-in, there are nonetheless loads of older movie cameras that don’t. In need of going by the Sunny 16 rule and hoping you’re shut, there isn’t a lot you are able to do to make sure a great publicity moreover utilizing an precise mild meter. Certain, you may carry round a large cumbersome Sekonic or perhaps a little slender Sekonic, however why not mount one to your digicam’s hotshoe?

The TTArtisan Mild Meter has been accessible in black and silver, each made out of aviation aluminium, at a value of $62 for some time now, however the firm’s simply added a brand new black model made out of brass into the combo, that shines by way of as the sunshine meter goes by way of use and the black markings are worn away. The new brass model prices $88 and is available in at nearly 3x the burden of the aluminium model.

The meter mounts into the digicam’s hotshoe to take the readings, so that you don’t need to shift your eye very far to modify between checking the meter and searching by way of your digicam’s viewfinder. Three dials for ISO, aperture and shutter pace permit changes to simply be made and a sequence of LEDs mild as much as inform the consumer after they’ve acquired a great publicity worth.

It’s powered by a CR2032 battery – not included, so that you’ll have to purchase one individually – that gives round 60 complete hours of use. It presents common incident meter readings with a measuring angle of 45°. That is concerning the horizontal discipline of view that you simply’d see utilizing a 45mm lens on a full-frame digicam. So, any lens within the 35-50mm vary ought to provide you with a good suggestion of what the meter’s to be able to get its studying.

And it’s now accessible in three varieties. Black or silver and made out of aluminium or the brand new black one made out of brass and painted black to offer a satisfying patina because the black wears away by way of use or rolling round in your digicam bag.

The brand new TTArtisan brass mild meter is on the market to purchase now for $88 and the aluminium black and silver meters are additionally accessible for $62.