LX7 external EVF

Started May 18, 2013 | Questions thread
tjwaggoner
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Re: LX7 external EVF
In reply to JamesD2, May 21, 2013

JamesD2 wrote:

tjwaggoner wrote:

I feel ya. Im still blessed with good eyesight (for now I guess). I was only directing my frustration at some folks who denigrate LCD users because they dont look professional enough or whatever other reasons they can come up with to write off someones artistic ability based on sterotypes.

But that was just my point; no one was denigrating LCD users because they "don't look professional enough or whatever..." That was only your perception. Has anyone here made that declaration... that folks who use the LCD to compose their shots "don't look professional? I haven't seen anyone make that statement. What I've seen is a few folks say this is "why" we choose to use an EVF (and I'm one of them). I tried, believe me, with my RX100 and I could not do it. I could not see the image well enough to compose a decent shot. And many times I "did see the image", I had trouble holding the camera steady since I'm so used to pressing it into my cheek and forehead. There are no stereotypes other than what you imagined (in my humble opinion).

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This statement was made in the first response to the OP's question: "Because many of us believe it is better to bring the camera up to your eye rather than hold it at arms length in order to see the scene better and hold the camera steadyer like a real photographer" (emphasis added).

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