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The light entering the camera from the viewfinder will only affect metering when the mirror is down. When the sensor is exposed, either to take a picture or to enable Live View, the mirror will be up and will block pretty much any light entering the viewfinder from reaching the imaging sensor. This is true of just about any DSLR with a reflex mirror whether ...


Yes, this is the viewfinder. And from what I see on the picture this is Canon camera. They have such unit (to "close" the viewfinder) on the strap. To put it your should remove the rubber element from viewfinder The general recommendation is to block viewfinder in case of long exposures and during low light shoots P.S. And this side light will not ...


The reason why the flash isn't triggering is because you have silent shutter activated on your camera. To disable it on your 70D please go to the Camera 2 Tab of your menu and then change the Silent LV Shoot setting to disable. http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eos70dshootingguide/function/index.html Have a look at these different articles: ...


The Magic Lantern custom firmware allows you to adjust the gain of the live view display (without affecting exposure of the image when you take the photo) It may only allow you to increase gain (probably the opposite of what you want) however there are also options for turning live view exposure simulation on / off, which may achieve what you want.


This is entirely normal and expected. The image is read from the sensor as this is Live-View. Since it is dark, ISO has to be increased in order to give you a decent refresh rate. Otherwise, you would only have one update every several seconds or minutes which would be very hard to compose with. Incidentally, a number of Panasonic cameras have such modes and ...

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