BY MORGAN It’s Jay P here with another episode on lighting. This week we compared the pros and cons of strobes vs. continuous light and conducted some indoor and outdoor lighting tests between the two for you to decide which one to use when you are shooting. Thanks to our model Elena G. (@elenahappiness) for
By Chris Monlux If you have ever needed a light meter, the Illuminati will do it for you and for a really affordable price. More than just a light meter, the Illuminati Wireless Light and Color Meter measures both the light your lights emit and its color temperature. It will even suggest a gel
Written by Erik Vlietinck Can a smart phone light meter really be every bit as good as a dedicated professional device? Erik Vlietink takes a good look at the Illuminati from Illuminati Instruments. App-based light meters that use the camera of your mobile device to work their magic are cheap and still somewhat accurate, but
By Erik Vlietinck A light meter is an essential tool for serious photographers and filmmakers. The most useful ones not only measure the level of light and translate it into an f-stop, exposure time or ISO value, but also tell you colour characteristics. They will also measure the bursts of light emitted by a strobe
Sure, you know about the Illuminati Meter and its smartphone apps that make light and color metering wireless. But did you know about these very cool mechanical design features that make lighting easier and faster? Multiple mounting options, informative LEDs, the unique diffusion dome, and more, combine to make working with the Illuminati Meter
How to use the Illuminati Wireless Light and Color Meter - and the filter library in the Illuminati App - to gel one light to match another. This is really helpful in mixed lighting situations to avoid color gradients across your scene.
Here’s how to start your meter, connect, and use the exposure dials.
By Greg Scoblete Illuminati Color Meter Print Comments The Illuminati Color Meter won’t give you access to a secret cabal bent on global domination, but it will deliver wireless color and light readings to your smartphone via Bluetooth—which is almost as good. The device measures color temperature, exposure and chromaticity and sends them in real time
by Kevin Ames I just received a pre-production Illuminati incident light meter that uses bluetooth to connect to a smart phone. I am really excited to use it on a job… Why use an incident lightmeter? The answer is really simple. The meters in our cameras are kinda crippled. Want to see what I mean? Go find
by Rich Harrington The Illuminati meter is a cool new device that makes it easy to choose the right camera settings as well as the right white balance settings for a camera. Normally, these two meters will easily set a photographer back $2,000 or more. But the Illuminati meter is wireless and uses a smartphone and app to