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Controlling Light is an essential skill for photographers, videographers and digital filmmakers.

Sekonic makes tools such as light meters, color meters and illuminometers to help you measure and control light for the perfect exposure.

Save time and money by getting it right in-camera instead of in post-production. Need inspiration or guidance? You've come to the right place. Please enjoy our tutorials, articles and videos.  Read more »

Videos

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William Brinson on Light Metering and Food Photography
 
Defining "Natural Luxury" by Controlling Light with William Brinson
 
Octavian Cantilli Shoots FlowRider Surfing
 
Off-Camera Metering with Steve Sint
 
L-758DR Quick Start Guide: Part 1
 
L-308S: Getting Started
 
L-358: Getting Started
 
L-308DC: Compact Light Meter Made for Videographers
 
Vincent Laforet on Sekonic and Light Metering
 
L-208: Getting Started
 

Video

Now Streaming: Ryan Walters on Filmmaking with the Touchscreen L-478 Series Light Meters
Cinematographer Ryan Walters demonstrates how to use Sekonic's new touchscreen light meters to shape the light in a cine shoot.  View video »
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Professional Photographers on Light Metering: C.S. Muncy
Photojournalist C.S. Muncy explains why switching from an in-camera meter to a handheld Sekonic immediately improved the quality of his photos in this introduction to his series of articles on using a handheld meter in the field. Read more »
Ambient Light Metering
In this article from our Professional Photographers on Light Metering series, photojournalist C.S. Muncy explains how he uses a handheld meter in the field to get precise exposures with black-and-white film. Read more »
Metering a Fashion Shoot
In this article from our Professional Photographers on Light Metering series, Octavian Cantilli divulges all the details of his lighting setups and metering techniques for fashion shoots with white, gray, and black backgrounds. Read more »
Octavian Cantilli Shoots FlowRider Surfing
In this article from our Professional Photographers on Light Metering series, Octavian Cantilli explains how he used two lighting setups to capture action shots of surfers. Read more »
How to Use a Handheld Meter
Bewildered by how to use your handheld light meter? Join professional photographer Jim Zuckerman as he explains Incident, Reflected and Flash metering modes and how to use them. Read more »
Interview: Tal Lazar on Creating Visual Styles and Sekonic's DTS
The cinematographer and American Film Institute Conservatory instructor talks about how the role of metering is expanding with new camera technology, how he uses Sekonic's Data Transfer Software to help create visual styles, and what pleasantly surprised him about the DTS program. Read more »
Metering for Large Format Film
In this article from our Professional Photographers on Light Metering series, Guy Rhodes shares his metering techniques and explains why it's essential to use a handheld meter for his 4x5 film images. Read more »
HDR
High-dynamic-range imaging can bring out highlight and shadow detail in your photos and let you apply a range of styles, from the realistic to the surreal. Jim Zuckerman explains how to capture the exposures you need to work creatively with HDR. Read more »
Lighthill on Light: A Conversation with the Cinematographer
Stephen Lighthill, ASC, chair of the American Film Institute Conservatory’s cinematography program, talks about what his students know about light that the rest of us don’t, how lighting a set is like playing pool, and why a light meter is the primary tool of the cinematographer. Read more »
Underexposure as a Creative Tool
Sure, you can use a light meter to get your exposure precisely right. But what if you want something different? Lighting expert Chris Grey explains how to use underexposure and image processing techniques to give your images a distinctive look. Read more »

Webinars & Online Seminars

On Demand: 11/14/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Creating a Portable Portrait Studio Read more »
 
On Demand: 10/30/2014 1:00 PM EDT - How to Combine Flash and Ambient Light with Bowens Travelpaks Read more »
 
On Demand: 10/16/2014 1:00 PM EDT - An Introduction to Using Off-Camera Fill-Flash to Produce Amazing Portraits Read more »
 
On Demand: 10/09/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Your Portraits’ Color and Exposure are not Perfect – but they can be! Read more »
 
On Demand: 09/24/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Perfect Exposure and Color for Landscape Photography: Why You Need the Sekonic L-758DR and X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Read more »
 
On Demand: 06/26/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Get The Best Images In Any Weather Read more »
 
On Demand: 05/22/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Make Exceptional Landscapes Happen Read more »
 
On Demand: 05/06/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Creating a "Talking Senior Portrait" with Stills and Video Read more »
 
On Demand: 04/17/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Adding Fill Flash for Beautiful Ambient Light Portraits Read more »
 
On Demand: 03/20/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Portrait Style with Aperture and Lens Read more »
 
On Demand: 02/27/2014 1:00 PM EDT - Beautiful Portraits with Continuous Light Read more »
 
On Demand: 12/12/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Sell More Online with Great Product Photography Read more »
 
On Demand: 10/22/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Tools & Techniques for Photographing the Passage of Time Read more »
 
On Demand: 10/10/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Mastering Exposure for Landscape Photography, Part II Read more »
 
On Demand: 09/12/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Using a Light Meter for Better Portraits Read more »
 
On Demand: 08/08/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Studio Portraits with Mirrorless Cameras and Off-Camera Flash Read more »
 
On Demand: 07/18/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Mastering Exposure for Landscape Photography Read more »
 
On Demand: 06/20/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Become the Master of Off-Camera Flash! Read more »
 
On Demand: 05/02/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Perfect Exposure & Color in Landscape Photography Read more »
 
On Demand: 04/04/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Shoot Videos with Your DSLR and Make Money Doing It! Read more »
 
On Demand: 03/21/2013 1:00 PM EDT - Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Read more »
 
On Demand: 03/07/2013 1:00 PM EDT - The Perfect Exposure and Perfect Color Toolkit Read more »
 
On Demand: 12/12/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Mark Wallace on PocketWizard & The New Sekonic L-478DR Read more »
 
On Demand: 09/27/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Location Environmental Portrait Photography Read more »
 
On Demand: 08/15/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Blending Flash & Ambient Light for Beautiful Outdoor Portraits Read more »
 
On Demand: 08/09/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Using Sekonic’s new RT-32CTL transmitter with the PocketWizard ControlTL System Read more »
 
On Demand: 07/11/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Measuring and Evaluating Light in Landscape Photography Read more »
 
On Demand: 06/13/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Get It Right In-Camera - Shoot more and edit less! Read more »
 
On Demand: 12/19/2012 1:00 PM EDT - Lighting for Composite Portraits Read more »
 
On Demand: 11/17/2011 11:00 AM EDT - Powerful Landscape Photography Enhancements with Adobe® Photoshop® Read more »
 
On Demand: 09/21/2011 1:00 PM EDT - Control the Light and Improve Your Photography:
Part 4 — Creating Great Landscape Photographs
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On Demand: 08/30/2011 1:00 PM EDT - Control the Light and Improve Your Photography:
Part 3 — Studio Portrait Lighting
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On Demand: 08/11/2011 1:00 PM EDT - Control the Light and Improve Your Photography:
Part 2 — Better Environmental Portraiture
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On Demand: 07/22/2011 1:00 PM EDT - Control the Light and Improve Your Photography:
Part I — Portraiture Using Available Light
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On Demand: 04/20/2011 1:00 PM EDT - HDR Photography from Realistic to Fantastic — Part 2 Read more »
 
On Demand: 11/11/2010 1:00 PM EDT - HDR Photography from Realistic to Fantastic — Part 1 Read more »
 

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