Which iPhone light meter

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  1. daleeman

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    Just got an iphone5. What light meter ap is the best?
     
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    Well. I use one which i simply called light meter. Works great. Some articles floating around, and this one comes out on the top
     
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    The one called "Gossen LunaPro SBC".:wink:
     
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    Fotometer Pro works fine and is really cool looking. But the one called Light Meter works just as well and is easier to read.
     
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    That's pretty good. I use an original Luna-Pro that I modified by installing a voltage regulator and 357 silver batteries. Works PERFECT. I like it better than my 2 SBC's, because you can see the "trend" of the reading. The SBC's are null-meters that give no indication of what the light is really like. And the SBC's eat up those expensive 9 volt batteries like candy.
    So far I've modified 2 of the older Luna-Pros with voltage regulators, and they are sweet. Ain't got no iphone, don't want one. I'm only interested in waiting till their stock bottoms out so I can buy a pile of it.
     
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    I have Light Meter. It has always matched my ambient meter and has ever held up for night shots when my ambient meter is useless.
     
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    I have this one, and it's always been as accurate as my Sekonic meter. I found it to have the most, and the best ratings when I downloaded it.

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    I use photometer. It has two screens to choose from. One of them looks like a classic dial meter and it works great. I have been using it for my LF shots for the last year now and it has never let me down.
     
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    That's the one I use as well. Pretty easy and saves info to a cloud account so you have notes about exposure along with an image. Good for those of us somewhat challenged at remembering to take notes. Always found it to be accurate.
     
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    I prefer "Luxmeter", as it shows EV values (nice for cameras that support them) and it has a super clean interface. Fotometer Pro looks very retro and cool and everything but is not as easy to use.
    Still, I got a Sekonic L-208 for Christmas and have not used the iPhone apps since then. It is just easier, and has all the advantages of incident meters.
     
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