Why are there no cameras with viewfinder on the right?

Started Oct 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
Nigel Wilkins
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Re: Why are there no cameras with viewfinder on the right?
In reply to MisterBG, Oct 19, 2013

MisterBG wrote:

Nigel Wilkins wrote:

I would imagine left eyed people are in a minority, so the manufacturers don't want to start catering for you & increasing their costs for the minority.

Not so.
Several polls, both on this site and others, show that the division is roughly 50:50.

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/37201033

http://www.thehackersparadise.com/forum/showthread.php?13895-Are-you-Right-or-Left-eye-dominant

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1113937

But these polls are naturally biased.  To be accurate, you need to pick a random selection of people.  These polls potentially attract more people for whom this would be an issue, i.e. people with a dominant left eye, rather than a random selection.

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