In this video, New Zealand landscape photographer will show you how to use a spot light meter for landscape photography. My spot meter is the Sekonic L-858D however, this tutorial is relevant for all spot meters that have the averaging function. In this video, I will cover how to use the averaging method, I reference the Ansel Adams Zones System, I talk about evaluating the landscape to determine its dynamic range, I talk about exposure compensation, and how graduated filters can used.
The video covers:
How to take a spot meter reading
The Ansel Adams Zone System
How the spot meter reading relate to Ansel Adams Zone System