Monday, April 14, 2014

Turn Your iPhone Into An Actual Light Meter

By William Sawalich Published in Blog
Turn Your iPhone Into An Actual Light Meter
I've been waiting for someone to do something like this. In fact, I briefly considered doing it myself. That is, building a diffusion dome to snap onto an iPhone in order to turn it into a full fledged incident light meter. Sure, there are already light meter smartphone apps, but they usually involve taking a picture and then deciphering the values in order to determine a good manual exposure to translate to your DSLR. But it's the addition of the simple device, a diffuser that fits over the iPhone's front camera, that makes this look and function like a real life light meter. Now, if they can figure out how to turn the next generation into a flash meter, I'll be even more excited. For $30, this might just be my favorite iPhone accessory. Check it out at Photojojo.
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