G3 EVF vs DSLR OVF - how do you like your G3 viewfinder

Started Apr 18, 2012 | Discussions thread
four under
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Re: G3 EVF vs DSLR OVF - how do you like your G3 viewfinder
In reply to Jmcvw, Apr 18, 2012

I've used optical viewfinders in rangefinder and slr film cameras since the early '70s. The first evf I looked through was in my wife's Kodak a few years ago and I didn't think it was really all that bad, at least in good light. I bought a G3 2 months ago and the evf is very good in good light. In low light I find it gets quite slow and noisy, but I should point out that I'm talking very low light. I always know I'm looking through an evf, but I'm getting used to it. I will say that most of the time I like it and I use it any time the camera is not on a tripod. I haven't looked through a Sony evf, but I've read they're very good. If there is a store near you that carries the cameras, ask to look through them. I think that's the best way to decide

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