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l2oBiN
1-Jan-2017, 06:22
Could you post some resources to charts outlining luminosity values {EV (100) / LV tables} for various scenes and objects? It would be great to have this as a resource in the bag!

So far I have found a reference on Wikipedia (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposure_value. ; table 2).

Is there a more extensive and better represented chart/s somewhere?


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Ted R
1-Jan-2017, 10:21
Get one of these spotmeters and make your own table :-)

PENTAX SPOTMETER V


159282



They are on ebay.com all the time.

The readout (analogue) shows EV in the range 1 to 17. Maybe the best $150 I ever spent on equipment :-)

Dan Fromm
1-Jan-2017, 10:46
The Kodak Master Photoguide might do for you if you decide to stop thinking in EVs and start thinking in shutter speed-aperture combinations.

Gary Tarbert
7-Jan-2017, 07:04
Get one of these spotmeters and make your own table :-)

PENTAX SPOTMETER V


159282 Have to agree Ted , so simple to use , I have one of those fancy Sekonic ones now , Somehow wished i had just replaced my lost one (Bottom of the ocean) with one of the same .



They are on ebay.com all the time.

The readout (analogue) shows EV in the range 1 to 17. Maybe the best $150 I ever spent on equipment :-)

Leigh
7-Jan-2017, 07:30
Could you post some resources to charts outlining luminosity values {EV (100) / LV tables} for various scenes and objects?
Not sure what you seek.

Objects do not have luminosity values.

The required exposure for a scene depends entirely on the incident light level.
Think of the exposure for a scene at noon on a bright summer day, then of the same scene at midnight at new moon.

- Leigh

l2oBiN
11-Jan-2017, 06:26
I am just looking for an extensive reference chart of EV values for various situations.


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Randy Moe
11-Jan-2017, 07:05
EVS was a 50's mistake.

Obsfucation at least.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposure_value

Have fun. :)

l2oBiN
11-Jan-2017, 07:08
Thanks Randy. Already saw the Wiki site. Are there any others?


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Mark Sampson
12-Jan-2017, 13:24
Kodak Master Photoguide?

stawastawa
12-Jan-2017, 14:11
what about a table of LUX values? The moon has a standard luminosity and Ansel used it to decide the exposure he wanted of a certain scene ^.^

I image there are other examples, such as snow at noon and asphalt in mid aftenoon shade...

I agree most situations are too variable but it is a good question and one I would have thought someone would have compiled something for, perhaps a good question for a cinematography forum. Also perhaps a good question for the poeple who design screens (for cell phones etc) that need to be bright enough to see in various lighting conditions.

Steve Goldstein
17-Jan-2017, 08:21
Doesn't the BlackCat exposure guide have something like this? These were still available on eBay as of a couple of years ago.