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I'm looking for a manual for a Bertram Amateur light exposure meter.


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Exposure problem I have just purchased a Canon 40D. When shooting in Manual mode with an external flash, (photogenic) my exposure always looks correct thru the lcd but it always flashes -2 no matter what setting I have the camera on. What am I missing? I am relying on the camera's reading as my light meter is broken.


Your 40D requires that you use an ETTL-II type flash like the Canon 380-EX. What flash are you using? ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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 push the button to take the picture, nothing happens. On the right side of the light meter, there is a blinking green light when I try to take the picture. What am I doing wrong? I'm out of town and I forgot my camera manual; I think I remember something in there about troubleshooting this parti


The autofocus can't find anything to focus on. Try switching to manual focus (on the lens barrel), point towards something with better edges of texture, or use more light (flash). ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

This is a mind bender, While doing a shoot using monolights connected to a Nikon D1x I encountered exposure problems. After the lights were metered for the best exposure, I started shooting. The first ten or so shots were fine, and all of a sudden the next ten shots looked like they were 8 stops over, and then it went to looking ok. The first thing I did was switch monolights thinking there was a problem with the flash, this did not resolve the issue. Next I switched camera bodies, still the int


I have had this problem before in the past. In my case, it was the lens. The aperture was sticking open intermittently. It would show the correct fstop on the camera display but it was actually stuck wide open within the lens. Check your lens out or ... Digital Cameras

Our camera (S9500) has mysteriously stopped allowing us to use any of the manual functions in manual mode. The light meter is only working on auto exposure setting.


Yes. contact Fuji and it cost about £14.00, its a doddle to fit.When you recieve it you'll work out how to remove the broken part because you'll understand how it locates, basically a small Pozi screwdriver and a sharp knife to lever the ... Fuji FinePix S9500 Zoom Digital Camera

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


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I tried to take a shot of the Vanderbilt baseball stadium, and it came out a little soft and out of focus. I was in Apperture priority at F8 to maximize the depth of field, exposure compensation -2/3EV, metered in the field, and tried to focus on the two guys sitting there in the midfield. Tried one shot AF, the manually tweaking it in OIS mode 2. On screen it looked fine, but on the computer screen not so much so. What could I have done to make it better? How can I set the focus to infinity?


1)The exposure was actually fairly decent. Whatever you metered on wasn't far off.\015\012\015\0122) There was no reason to force the camera all the way up to F8 as in this picture there was no challenge regarding DOF as everything you were shooting ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ10 Digital Camera

Light Meter When I am in manual mode, my light meter seems to be off, especially when I am in the sun. When I adjust the settings to even out the meter, my pictures always come out over exposed. I have to compensate by making them "under exposed" so that they come out normal. Does anyone know what the problem might be?


Check your metering settings. Are you using centerweighted, matrix, or spot metering? Try setting camera to matrix metering, use program mode 'P' and adjust exposure to default. ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak ES Z700. The screen is almost completely dark...If I look at a light through it I can barely see the light...almost looks like a negative...and using the flash does nothing, pictures come out the same way..completely dark or very little light exposure. What can I do to fix this problem?


It is probably set to manual exposure. ... Kodak EasyShare Z700 Digital Camera

When I take pictures with my D60 on Manual the optimal exposure seems to be lying to me. In both situations dark and light everything is much much darker than it should be at optimal exposure. I want to take pictures on Manual but am discouraged...


Check the white balance. Set it to the corresponding lighting conditions and try the white card setting. It should be the last option on the white balance menu. To use it, snap a picture of a white piece of paper and save it. Just experiment with ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm + 55-200mm lens

I have a Minolta SG2 and it is working perfectly but there seem to be a problem with the light meter. The light meter is a bit off and it is only working i Auto Time mode not with Manual Time. Can I fix this problem somehow. Remember otherwise the camera works perfectly and the batteries are new and very good.


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Hi! I have a problem with my samsung digimax s500. My camera makes worse photos in the MANUAL Mode. They are all dark. It seems that the Exposure compensation is set at -2. The camera shows me that when i press the Shutter button lightly. But i can not reset this in the MANUAL Mode. Wich means that i get only a normal bright photo when my exposure time is set at 8 seconds. Please help me! sincerly Georg Heidfogel


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White Balance images are redish. I'm using studio strobs. One 32inch soft box and one 4 inch umbrella. Modle light only in soft box. ISO100 Shutter 125 f:8 exposure determine with light meter. Also using expo disc pointing back at camera location between both light sourced to determine custom white balance. My main subjects are black people. The room is also lit with tunsent light 10 feet high. Thanks. Lee


With your D200, you can use the kelvin temperature mode instead the other. As I work in TV where we do the white balance very often, I can guess what's the Kelvin temperature when I shoot. I only use Kelvin now on the D200 and it's more reliable! ... Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens

Nikon D80 with a Sigma Lens (80 to 200 I think). In manual mode, often shutter won't release - this was a close up of a hummingbird with a fast shutter speed. Internal light meter showed underexposed, but the background was dark green. Initially, the shutter released, but later would not operate either with a remote, or by manually depressed the shutter release button. Switching back to auto, the camera seemed to work fine, but in this mode could not get the desired shutter speed. In full manual


In full manual, yes it should. ... Digital Cameras

I have an S800. Some photos now have excessive light and others have good exposure but have horizontal stripes in landscape. The problem occurs in auto and manual modes. The over exposure is particularly bad in the snow. Do you have any suggestions please? Thank you Andrew Rushton


Maybe\015\012the problem of your camera was on the hardware.,because thru your given\015\012problem that I experienced. Usually the 2nd barrel or the barrel assy\015\012have a defect. You can go to the nearest authorized service center. And\015 ... Samsung Digimax S800 Digital Camera

Nikon d50 r07, r10 and will not shoot on any setting other than manual but still gives r07 message, i have read that this is a message about buffer, but i have yet to find other advice about other problems. On auto focus it will not auto focus, won't shoot on anything except manual, doesn't allow me to set aperture and light meter never shows.


... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm and 55-200mm Lenses

A little help if you would be so kind? I have just aguiered a Pentax ME super and am having a little bit of trouble understanding the light meter. The worse thing is I also have the manual, which you'd think would throught some light on the subject, but I think a lot of that has been lost in traslation. Any pointer would be greatfully recieved. Thank you Nathan


Hi Nathan,\015\012\015\012Let's start shooting without film, first.\015\012\015\012Example: shooting outside on a bright day, let says between 10:00 to 14:00 with some clouds.\015\012\015\012Set camera ASA/ISO to 1 ... Pentax Digital Cameras

Image quality Hi. When I'm taking photos and set my exposure manually on my Canon 20D, the image looks right exposed on my LCD screen, but when I download all the photos on my PC, all the photos are VERY DARK. This takes lots of time for me to edit it and then after I've got the right brightness on my PC I discovered that the image quality is VERY BAD!!! There is lots of noise on the image. Can someone help me to find a solution to correct the exposure on my camera, so that I can save time on my


Hello there,\015\012\015\012If you are correctly metering the exposure of your photos, and you suspect it may be the camera, try resetting the camera to its default settings using the menu. Clearing all the custom functions as well can sometime ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera

Manual light & exposure settings


If you are using flash lights on the art work, please follow the following steps\015\012\015\012turn off your flash in cam since it bypasses the external flash and makes the picture look different.\015\012 ... Fuji FinePix S2000hd Digital Camera

Canon EOS 30D exposure metering not working


Follow any guide on the net for repairing/cleaning a broken trigger button for disassembling the 30D. You will need one small PZ screwdriver and possibly a toothpick or the like.The AF sensor can be seen on this very helpful picture: http ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera

The picture looks like an over exposure of light.


Your sensor on lens is going bad. ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

Weston master 6 model 560 light meter Printed Instruction Manual


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Metering in manual or Aperture Priority


I have found with this camera that when you set the aperture and shutter speed in manual it will display recommended settings and not the settings you had just set. But when the picture is taken and you display the settings in software that the camer ... Epson PhotoPC 3000Z Digital Camera

Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?


Sounds like you may have a faulty CCD Sensor or the wiring came loose. My Camera did the samethimg. Email [email protected] and explain to them the problem. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Light Metering Problem on Canon A80


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
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