ARRI's new free Photometrics app provides key information for ARRI's lighting fixtures including luminous output, beam angle, camera exposure and aperture information, and more.
Writes NoFilmSchool.com, "Lighting, whether we like it or not, is a highly technical craft. Even though it isn’t necessary to know the amount of footcandles or lux that a light gives off at a certain distance, or how a light’s CRI will affect the final image, in order to light a shot effectively, you can bet that the most discerning cinematographers and their gaffers are absolutely thinking about those technical characteristics when they light. Even though that type of information can be intimidating for beginning (and even intermediate) filmmakers, ARRI’s new Photometrics app puts all of it right at your fingertips."
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