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exposure meter click to hear : exposure meter

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.
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film speed scale exposure-time scale exposure correction scale indicator needle exposure value scale calculator dial aperture scale cine scale light-reading scale diffuser

film speed scale click to hear : 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.

exposure-time scale click to hear : exposure-time scale

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 click to hear : exposure correction scale

Graduated scale that shows changes made to exposure data when deliberately underexposing or overexposing a scene.

indicator needle click to hear : indicator needle

Thin metal bar that shows the brightness measured by light-sensitive cells on the exposure meter.

exposure value scale click to hear : exposure value scale

Graduated scale that shows the amount of light to which the film should be exposed.

calculator dial click to hear : calculator dial

Rotating dial that adjusts the film speed.

aperture scale click to hear : aperture scale

Graduated scale that shows the diaphragm’s opening measured in f-stops (a high f-stop indicates a small opening).

cine scale click to hear : cine scale

Graduated scale that shows the speed at which a motion picture film unwinds; it is expressed in frames per second.

light-reading scale click to hear : light-reading scale

Graduated scale showing the intensity of the light striking or reflected by the subject.

diffuser click to hear : diffuser

Translucent half globe used to measure the intensity of the light striking the subject to be photographed (incident light).