Blog

Big Android Light Meter App Update

EXCITING ENHANCEMENTS FOR YOUR ILLUMINATI LIGHT METER Welcome to our most comprehensive Android app update for your light meter! Because we wanted to make your Android metering experience the best yet, we have packed a lot of new stuff into this release. For example, we improved flash metering, created a new color temperature display,

By |2020-04-07T11:40:37-07:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Applications, Blog, Media Coverage|2 Comments

The Slanted Lens – Correct Exposure with and without a Light Meter

BY MORGAN Hi, this is Jay P! Today, we are going to be talking about 3 different ways you can set the right exposure for film. The biggest thing for beginning film photographers is to learn is how to meter your film properly. All of our film stock was processed and scanned by Richard Photo Lab. Thanks

By |2020-04-10T19:05:47-07:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: How-Tos, Photography, Press Articles, Videography|0 Comments

The Slanted Lens – Comparing Continuous Lighting vs. Strobes

BY MORGAN It’s Jay P here with another episode on lighting.  This week we compared the pros and cons of strobes vs. continuous light and conducted some indoor and outdoor lighting tests between the two for you to decide which one to use when you are shooting. Thanks to our model Elena G. (@elenahappiness) for

By |2020-04-10T18:51:47-07:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: How-Tos, Photography, Press Articles|0 Comments

Tony Gatlin

Last Friday I spent some time talking with Tony Gatlin, a PPA (Professional Photographers of America) member based near Little Rock, Arkansas, in the US, and a new Illuminati Meter user. "I get to make people smile for a living!," says Gatlin. That is what motivates his photography business - a business he describes

By |2020-04-07T11:36:55-07:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Media Coverage|0 Comments

50 Shades of Shade: Color Temperature and Exposure in Shadows

"Shade" is Not Just One Setting - It is Many! This blogpost shows you color temperature and exposure can vary by QUITE A LOT in shade. And the lessons here apply whether you are photographing mushrooms, people, or building interiors - and whether your light source is natural light, LEDs, or flash - or

By |2020-04-13T22:42:52-07:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Applications, Blog, How-Tos, IM1xx, Photography, Usage Demos, Videography|2 Comments

The Illuminati Color Meter Fixes a Green Tint Outdoors

Here is a white balance example for the Illuminati color meter that anyone who shoots outdoors will find helpful. Our scene is this gold-colored house in summer. The front of the house sits in shade -  a challenging enough lighting conditioning for any camera -  and is surrounded by a green lawn and green trees

By |2020-04-13T22:42:53-07:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Applications, Blog, How-Tos, IM1xx, Photography, Usage Demos, Videography|2 Comments

Video Maker – Review: Illuminati Wireless Light and Color Meter

By Chris Monlux  If you have ever needed a light meter, the Illuminati will do it for you and for a really affordable price. More than just a light meter, the Illuminati Wireless Light and Color Meter measures both the light your lights emit and its color temperature. It will even suggest a gel

By |2020-04-10T18:46:13-07:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Press Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

RedShark – The Illuminati turns your smart phone into a professional quality light meter

Written by  Erik Vlietinck Can a smart phone light meter really be every bit as good as a dedicated professional device? Erik Vlietink takes a good look at the Illuminati from Illuminati Instruments. App-based light meters that use the camera of your mobile device to work their magic are cheap and still somewhat accurate, but

By |2020-04-10T18:40:40-07:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Press Articles|0 Comments

Visuals Producer – Illuminati light meter review

By Erik Vlietinck A light meter is an essential tool for serious photographers and filmmakers. The most useful ones not only measure the level of light and translate it into an f-stop, exposure time or ISO value, but also tell you colour characteristics. They will also measure the bursts of light emitted by a strobe

By |2020-04-10T18:55:07-07:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Press Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

The Best Color Meter at Cinegear 2018 is Illuminati Instruments Corp

We will be at Cinegear Jun 1 & 2 at the Paramount Studios lot in LA demonstrating the Illuminati Meter for our friends who make moving images. In addition to color temperature and exposure, use the Lee and Rosco filter libraries in the Illuminati App to find the right gel to make lights

By |2020-04-07T11:36:56-07:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Coverage, Press Articles, Uncategorized|1 Comment