Quote Originally Posted by kintatsu View Post
Yeah, careful.

I use a thick brown blanket right now, and it still takes some time to get focus spot on, so add a couple more minutes deciphering detail and values, and it could be time consuming. With practice and the right knowledge, though, it may be worth the effort. Especially when my meter is my digital camera!
I've read of this method, but never used it. I have used an old exctintion-type "meter" and can tell you this: get a proper exposure meter. A used LunaPro can be had for $50 or so. How many sheets of film does that represent?