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The Ultimate Exposure Table

For all which have their problems with the "Sunny 16 rule", or once again the light meter batteries are empty, now there´s the ultimate exposure table.

What have Zorki 1, Fed 3 and Lubitel 1 in common?

Sure, all of them are beautiful, russian cameras, whith which you can take great pictures – but they all have no built-in light meter!

That means, if sometimes just the batteries of the external light meter is dead, or they´re laying home on the dresser, it may just be difficult for beginners in the field of analogue photography, select the correct speed / aperture combination.

So that you are now on the safe side, I present to you this powerful imaging table whit help of her you can work with 25 ISO to 400 ISO, sun to shade, having always have the right to panel.

Just print, eventually even smaller and up in the camera bag!

Also allegedly Very smart should be able to recite the table by heart.

written by eyecon and translated by micbec


  1. iaki


    I don´t understand the columns =(

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  2. scorpie


    Okay, here we go:
    Column #1: Film speed ISO (ASA, DIN)
    Column #2: Bright / hazy sunshine on beach or snow
    Column #3: Bright / hazy sunshine (hard shadows)
    Column #4: Sunny with clouds (weak shadows)
    Column #5: Overcast but bright day (no shadows)
    Column #6: Shadows or overcast and dull day
    Diafilm = slide film
    Negativfilm = negative film (suprise :))

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  3. herbert-4


    Here's the whole thing as a "Sunny 16" based extended list from long ago: http://www.lomograph(…)ever-boring The above list is way more convenient than mine, but mine is crazy complete. Enjoy both.

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  4. eyecon


    Yo guys....just added the english version. Have fun-.

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  5. gabsc


    Why is it that film at 200ISO and negative at 400ISO has the same shutter speed / aperture combination?

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  6. colagold


    Great! Thank you.

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  7. marper76


    Genial, exelente!! Mucas veces thank you!!
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The original version of this article is written in: Deutsch. It is also available in: Spanish.