5D3 vs A99

Started Aug 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ross Murphy
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Re: EVF? Give me a break!
In reply to joema1, Sep 12, 2012

uh, no, it sucks like he said

joema1 wrote:

VivaLasVegas wrote:

... EVF sucks, I don't really know why their marketing favor it over OVF, when they know a high percentage of photographers(amature&pros) prefer OVF...

They "prefer" OVF because most of them have never experienced a high quality EVF. Their OVF preference is based on lack of experience.

EVF is obviously usable for high-end professional work -- it's often used on the Arri Alexa and Sony F65 4k cinema cameras, which can cost over $100,000.

Anyone who thinks "EVF sucks" should experience a decent-quality EVF by examining a Sony A77 at Best Buy. It uses a 2.4 megapixel OLED display. The response time and color rendition is so good it might at first fool you into thinking it's a bright optical viewfinder. The A99 will probably have something better than that.

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