Many photographers starting out with Studio lighting get overwhelmed by so options, settings and controls. And looking around we notice the “pros” using a light meter. And we mostly jump to the conclusion that this wonderful gadget it what is essential to make the perfect photographs. But do we really need one?

In this short video I try to explain why you would and why you wouldn’t need a light meter.

I will shortly write about how you can go about without a light meter.