Quote Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera View Post
Actually, if you know what you're doing with your lighting, your base exposure is set by your main light. All other meter readings are to determine contrast ratio relative to the main light.
That's quite correct Scott, it's just that I like to asses the lighting ratios first with the flat incidental receptor on my meter then I meter the main and fill in light with the hemispherical receptor to get the camera setting reading. Well it works for me