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The gadget you're looking for is called a video tap or video assist. They're used quite a bit in the film industry to split off an image from a motion picture camera's viewfinder and turn it into video. They used to be available off-the-shelf for SLRs, but the advent of live view has pretty much killed that market. If you or someone you know is into 3D ...


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For example, the option to do AF-S focusing. That is not possible in live view. Unfortunately as I understand it DSLRs generally use phase detection when not in live view and contrast detection in live view, which seems massively inferior. I wonder if your best bet might be to get a camera that uses an electronic viewfinder more natively that will then ...


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Nikon D-5300 supports WiFi therefore your best bet may be using a phone or tablet to connect to the camera and shoot using the phone/tablet. Instructions on connecting to WiFi are found here on page 167. In regards to AF-S focus, you may not have the option of using auto focus at all. Canon has the option of adjusting the focus via buttons on the phone ...


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I'm not sure that there are too many options that can give you a viewfinder-like experience, but with many cameras it is possible to setup in tethered mode giving you a Live View experience on a remote device like a phone or tablet. Many will use this just for the larger screen size available. One solution I like is the CamRanger (http://camranger.com/) ...



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