Faked DSLR - A new trend for the mirrorless.

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cainn24
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Re: Absolutely correct!
In reply to Glen Barrington, 11 months ago

Glen Barrington wrote:

And if someone can find a believable reason why the recent MILCs are shaped like DSLRs (actually, I think I have come up with two such reasons, but I can't prove them) I'm willing to stop calling that hump, a fake pentaprism housing.

Is there something wrong with utilising an ergonomic paradigm that a large percentage of your potential customer base is already familiar with?  Pentaprism or not, I've always preferred cameras with a robust DSLR-style grip, and a VF that's in roughly the same place it's always been in the SLR cameras I grew up with and loved.

It certainly wouldn't be the first example of ergonomics and aesthetics being initially dictated by design considerations but later developing into usability preferences, whether they be practical or more visceral in nature.

Nothing wrong with any of that if you ask me.

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