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exposure meter

exposure meter

n.
A photoelectric instrument that measures the light intensity in a given area and, in photographic use, indicates the correct settings for an optimum exposure. Also called light meter.
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exposure meter

n
(Photography) photog an instrument for measuring the intensity of light, usually by means of a photocell, so that the suitable camera settings of shutter speed and f-number (or lens aperture) can be determined. Also called: light meter
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expo′sure me`ter


n.
an instrument that measures the intensity of light in a certain place and indicates the proper photographic exposure setting.
Also called light meter.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exposure meter - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of lightexposure meter - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light
cytophotometer - a photometer that can be used to locate and identify chemical compounds in a cell by measuring the intensity of the light that passes through stained sections of the cytoplasm
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
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Translations

exposure meter

n (Phot) → Belichtungsmesser m
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exposure meter

n (Phot) → esposimetro
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Therefore, measurement data obtained using a personal exposure meter (PEM) may be more useful for measuring personal exposure to environmental RFR in a daily life, and such data are free from recall and information biases [16,17].
"Then you realise the camera had no view finder, no exposure meter.
Then: Having the sunny day f/16 rule committed to memory and/or using a hand-held exposure meter.
''I later acquired more sophisticated cameras, which meant solving exposure problems; first by 'guesstimation', then by tables, followed by an 'extinction' exposure meter, where you squinted through a hole to read a row of increasingly darkened numbers and then applied one of these to a chart.
He sold me my first developing tank, exposure meter and the regular supplies of film that I stored like a squirrel preparing for the worst winter since 1947.
Consequently the test images have a higher EV than a proper EV indicated by an exposure meter in a digital camera.