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This Cap Doubles as a Gray Card for Light Metering

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Starting in late 2014, COOPH (The Cooperative of Photography) began selling multi-functional clothing items designed with photographers in mind. One of the products is the Gray Chart Cap, a series of caps that have gray undersides that help with light metering.

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The upper portion of the cap looks like an ordinary baseball cap. The “HANDS ON” version is olive colored and has a stitched design of hands holding a camera.

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The special feature is the “gray chart for light metering on underside of cap lid,” COOPH says. Instead of carrying a separate gray card, you can just pull off the 100% cotton cap and use it instead.

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The cap costs €39 (~$42) from the COOPH online store alongside PURE, ICON and ORIGINAL varieties.

This cap should definitely combine forces with the Fiction Brand photographer’s 5 panel hat, which has a bendy bill that gets pushed out of the way when you’re taking pictures.

(via COOPH via Shutterbug)

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