chapter  8
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Avoiding Problems: Be Prepared

The greater the preparation, the smoother the shoot.To be properly prepared for an interior or exterior location, you should budget money and time for a site survey.The information you learn from a complete survey will not only affect your lighting approach, but it will affect your shooting schedule as well.The equipment required for a survey is minimal:

1. Take your light meter to measure existing light levels.Take the measurements at the same time of day every day as you plan to shoot in that location.