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Happy Easter

Now that spring has finally arrived everything starts to green in our garden. We just got a rhubarb plant and I could even “harvest” the first few stalks. Not enough to make anything on its own but in combination with ginger and pears it made a lovely breakfast.

For now I wish you all a happy easter and once we found all easter eggs I’ll finish the promised post about last years challenges. Continue reading

Sekonic L-758D Light Meter – first impression

I finally decided to get a new light meter. After nearly ten years with a Gossen Digisix the time had come to step up to a meter that would also do flash. This will only be the first impressions I gathered so far. I actually ordered a L-758DR but the shop managed to deliver only the L-758D and will now send me the optional RT module. I can live with that as it saves me from returning the meter in exchange for the DR version.

Sekonic L-758D

As expected it came nicely packaged with a pouch, a battery, manuals, the software and a strap. Compared to the little Gossen “egg” it is quite a big piece of gear. But it’s light-weight and feels nicely in the hand. All possible modes, settings and functions may seems quite overwhelming at first glance but the manual is well written and the meter is easy to use. The basic metering is easily possible without reading the manual… Continue reading