I already have a Sony SLT camera but I still wanted to understand the differences between DSLR and SLT. It's hard for me to compare because I don't have or ever owned a DSLR so the behaviour is very ...
Should the depth of field in the viewfinder be the same as the final images with the aperture set to wide open?
When I take pictures of flowers, I often try to get the classic soft background around the in focus flower. I have a canon t3i, and a lens that goes to f/2.8. I set that to wide open, take my ...
Excuse my ignorance but as far as I know, SLR was invented in order to get the photographer to see (through the viewfinder) exactly what image will fall on to the film. In digital cameras the image ...
Provided a DSLR has both i.e. a viewfinder as well as a liveview feature. Which one is more preferable for focusing and composition, and why? Is there something which can be done through a viewfinder ...
The earlier question What are the advantages of using the optical viewfinder over live preview to take photos on a DSLR? asks for practical advantages of optical viewfinders. But what's the technical ...
The question Why do the focus points leds appear shadowed? raises another question for me. How are these indicator lights implemented in typical dSLRs? Are they actually small LEDs etched into the ...
We often see that a manufacturer's high-end (D)SLR models offer a "100% viewfinder," which shows the entire exposed frame, and allows precise composition with regard to objects near the edge of the ...
I own a 450D, and I am very satisfied with the image quality, features, and so on. The only thing that disturbs me is the viewfinder. I can barely see the whole image when looking through it (black ...