550d and videoing

Started Jun 19, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Re: 550d and videoing
In reply to bobland, Aug 13, 2010

bobland wrote:

As I am very far sighted, Live View was not an option. Neither was a $400 Zacuto. I ended up getting the Hoodman with the 3X magnifier and diopter. Works OK, but the main thing is I can see what I'm shooting in any light. No problem with focusing. I tune the diopter so I can see the pixels on the screen. Then I'm sure that if focus is out, it's the camera and not the loupe.

Hardest part about the Hoodman is taking it off and on. I'm using 2 rubber bands which work fine but is a little slow and cumbersome.



or use little metal accessory from Red Rock micro:


I use the latter - works fine with tripod or Hakuba hand strap.

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Sam K., NYC

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