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Device with light-sensitive cells that measures the intensity of the light striking or reflected by the subject to determine the correct exposure for a photo.
film speed scale
Graduated scale that shows the film’s sensitivity to light; it is expressed by the ISO or ASA number, where the higher the number, the more sensitive the film.
Graduated scale that shows the length of time a film should be exposed to light, which is determined by the shutter speed.
exposure correction scale
Graduated scale that shows changes made to exposure data when deliberately underexposing or overexposing a scene.
Thin metal bar that shows the brightness measured by light-sensitive cells on the exposure meter.
exposure value scale
Graduated scale that shows the amount of light to which the film should be exposed.
Rotating dial that adjusts the film speed.
Graduated scale that shows the diaphragm’s opening measured in f-stops (a high f-stop indicates a small opening).
Graduated scale that shows the speed at which a motion picture film unwinds; it is expressed in frames per second.
Graduated scale showing the intensity of the light striking or reflected by the subject.
Translucent half globe used to measure the intensity of the light striking the subject to be photographed (incident light).