OVF vs EVF put to rest

Started Sep 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
Piginho
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Re: OVF vs EVF put to rest
In reply to JacquesBalthazar, Sep 17, 2012

JacquesBalthazar wrote:

Draek wrote:

My eyes have a much deeper DOF than a 85/1.4 wide open, you know.

Cannot disagree with that.

Not sure what point you're trying to make here, but whether you look through an EVF or an OVF, you want to be able to have a means of seeing the affect of your selected aperture on your final image. If you set your 85/1.4 wide open you will see shallow DOF through the viewfinder. If stopped down you want some kind of DOF preview. You can do this with either if they are implemented well.

Not wishing to fuel the debate again, but the reality is that you can resolve more detail with your eye through OVF than on 2.4Mp EVF, so you ought to be able to get a better impression of how your OOF areas will look in the final image.

So, what exactly was the point that I obviously missed?

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