A Pro's opinion of EVF vs OVF

Started May 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
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chlamchowder Senior Member • Posts: 2,083
Re: A Pro's opinion of EVF vs OVF
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Best we not be locked into an either or situation. I dearly wish our current DSLRs had on sensor PDAF available in mirror up mode. Now that would be awesome!

And an option to fit on an external EVF. Gimme gimme

I could also cope by using an LCD viewer if I didn't have an EVF

Yep, both options have their place.

There are current DSLRs/large sensor cameras with on-sensor PDAF, but there's no implementation that really tracks well in low light. The Canon cameras don't have a reputation for fast focusing. The Sony a99's on-sensor points don't work with most lenses and can't be selected (auto only). Mirrorless implementations can somewhat track in bright light, but don't deliver at all in anything less.

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