Lightnings taking a ride

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The viewfinder (optical or electronic) can be a PITA to use when the camera is used in certain positions, like at the end of telescopes, in macro shooting, or even sometimes on a tripod for portraits. Not only can an articulated viewing screen be easier to see, but it can even be beamed to computers, or mobile devices, for remote triggering, etc. Look at how ...


Pro photographers do not necessarily always take photos via the optical viewfinders of their DSLRs. Due to the phase detection system of the optical viewfinder, many photographers when shooting subjects that require very quick focusing, will use this method as it is quicker than the contrast detection used when composing with the LCD screen. I do a lot of ...


1.) First of all the digital view finder drains a lot of battery. 2.) The SLRs are most efficient when used optical view finder. Its designed that way. e.g. fast autofocus. The SLR works by splitting the light into three parts one for optical view finder, one for autofocus ring and one for lightmeter. For using digital view finder the mirror is raised and ...


That depends how they feel comfortable. I've observed many professional photographers using today's digital dslr camera, preferring digital view finder more comfortable, because it shows you a live result of picture before clicking the shoot button.

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