Definition of spot meter in English:

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spot meter


A photometer that measures the intensity of light received within a cone of small angle, usually 2° or less.
Example sentences
  • The only other advice that I can think of is to use the spot meter.
  • I set my spot meter to an iso of 3 (that's as slow as it will go), meter the shadows that I want in zone 3, and actually have to either open it up a stop, or increase exposure time by a stop.
  • I was just experimenting with some tips Russ gave me last weekend on using the spot meter, and am quite happy with the results here.

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