Monthly Archives: May 2017

Photo Focus – The Smartphone Lightmeter on the Job

 by Kevin Ames I just received a pre-production Illuminati incident light meter that uses bluetooth to connect to a smart phone. I am really excited to use it on a job… Why use an incident lightmeter? The answer is really simple. The meters in our cameras are kinda crippled. Want to see what I mean? Go find

By |2020-04-10T18:26:38-07:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments

Photo Focus – An Interview with the Inventor of the Illuminati Wireless Light & Color Meter

 by Rich Harrington The Illuminati meter is a cool new device that makes it easy to choose the right camera settings as well as the right white balance settings for a camera.  Normally, these two meters will easily set a photographer back $2,000 or more.  But the Illuminati meter is wireless and uses a smartphone and app to

By |2020-04-10T18:21:29-07:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments

PetaPixel – Illuminati is the World’s First Bluetooth Light and Color Meter

 JAYPHEN SIMPSON The Illuminati is the world’s first Bluetooth light and color meter that works wirelessly with smartphones. It’s a battery-powered device that connects to your iOS device, Android or smartwatch over Bluetooth, allowing you to take live readings without stepping away from your camera. Exposure is calculated like a regular light meter. Inside the mobile

By |2020-04-10T17:10:27-07:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments

No Film School – Field Test: Illuminati’s Wireless Meter Changes How You Evaluate a Scene

By Chris Heine Scientific meter veteran Illuminati has created a new cine meter that works remotely to save time on set. At NAB 2017, we were introduced to a new meter from Illuminati, and were so intrigued that we borrowed one for a week to test it out. The Illuminati meter rethinks entirely how

By |2020-04-10T18:05:51-07:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

The Slanted Lens – Lighting Ratios for Photo and Video using the Illuminati Meter

By Jay P Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re talking about lighting ratios for photo and video. Today you’re going to learn about lighting ratios. 1:1, 1:2, 1:4, 1:8- what do these numbers all mean? Let’s take a look. Lighting Ratios A 1:1 lighting ratio simply means that

5 Reasons to Own a Color Meter and 2 Reasons You Don’t – Illuminati Light and Color Meter

By Jay P Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today we’ve got 5 reasons you should own a color meter, and 2 reasons you probably don’t. We’ve also got the meter that will solve each of those problems for you. Check it out, today on The Slanted Lens. Check out the Illuminati Wireless Light

Rangefinder – Taking Your Meter Readings Up a Notch, Wirelessly

By Theano Nikitas Most photographers have strong feelings about light meters, but even if you're a light meter naysayer, the Illuminati Wireless Light and Color meter may change your mind. The device, which is powered by two AAA batteries, measures 3.0 x 2.8 x 0.9 inches (0r 1.2 inches high with the dome toggled up) and

By |2020-04-10T11:01:11-07:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments

Photo Focus – This Changes Everything, How to Accurately Meter Light-Flash-Color from Your Smartphone

This Changes Everything, How to Accurately Meter Light-Flash-Color from Your Smartphone  by Kevin Ames The light meter in our camera’s only read light bouncing off the subject. They can’t read color or flash (unless it’s from its own speedlight.) They also can’t read light falling on the subject also know as “incident” measurement. Incident flash

By |2020-04-10T10:45:15-07:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments
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