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an essential tool in the mid last century

Toronto. Continuing yesterday’s theme on hand held exposure meters  (thanks George), this advertisement from Popular Photography’s April 1948 issue shows the famous Weston Master II meter. I bought in less than a decade later with the Master III. Both the … Continue reading

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GE Exposure Meter Ad in Late 1945

Toronto. The advertisement for the GE exposure meter DW-28 in LIFE (Dec 17, 1945) was the third of three ads sent to me the other day by George Dunbar. In late February I did a series of posts on determining … Continue reading

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Actinometers

Toronto. Since the beginning of photography people tried to find reliable ways to predict the correct exposures for a given light and scene. One idea was to expose a sensitized contact paper in the shadows enough to “tint” the paper … Continue reading

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Let There be Light

Toronto. In the late 1950s I bought a meter to compliment my Exakta. I looked at all the options offered and decided the best of the bunch was the Weston Master III. I bought it with the “invercone” that clips … Continue reading

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