G10 as Rangefinder?

Started Nov 26, 2009 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
elanel
Contributing MemberPosts: 688Gear list
Like?
G10 as Rangefinder?
Nov 26, 2009

Well, not really - perhaps pseudo-Rangefinder!

Has anyone had any experience in setting up their G10 (using either Custom 1 or 2) at a fixed focal length of 35mm and then using a Voigtlander or other 35mm viewfinder rather than the 77% G10 viewfinder? I find the 77% insufficient and/or misleading.

I prefer using a viewfinder and I'd love to be able to simply keep the focal length at 35mm. If I want to use the zoom then I can easily switch to another function.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

-- hide signature --

Luis Curran
http://www.pbase.com/lcurran

The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse in him to keep looking.
Brooks Atkinson, 'Once Around the Sun'

 elanel's gear list:elanel's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 7D Fujifilm X-E2 Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Canon EF 35-350mm f/3.5-5.6L USM +5 more
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow