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Camera and light meter confusion
\015 How do I convert the exposure from exposure meter to my camera? For instance, on my light meter it ranges from .2 to 50, and on my camera the exposure is 1/4x all the way to 4x.\015
Why are you using a light meter with a point-and-shoot camera?
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