Sekonic released the L-478DR (and L-478D) touch-screen light meters not all that long ago, and they have had a pretty warm reception with studio photographers thus far. Sekonic is now taking things a step further with a new enhancement to the meter’s user-upgradable firmware that will tie in with X-Rite’s Colorchecker Passport. Head on past the break for my review of this meter and thoughts on what it can offer photographers demanding the most from their cameras.
Sekonic today announced two beautiful new light meters: the Litemaster Pro L-478D and the L-478DR. Now, people don’t usually get excited over light meters, but these are very Apple-esque in design and look. They include a touchscreen interface and allow you to control all the variables that standard light meters let you (aperture, ISO, shutter speed). Additionally, there are a bunch of different ways to meter: ambient, corded, not corded, multiple flash, etc. The two flashes are nearly identical with the exception of the L-478DR being able to wirelessly set off flashes, providing they are connected to your PocketWizard units.
Plus, they can be used for cinema metering (T-Stops) and reflected light.