Who will abandon mirrorless first?

Started Mar 10, 2014 | Polls thread
Martin.au
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Re: Who will abandon mirrorless first?
In reply to David Hull, Mar 12, 2014

David Hull wrote:

Actually, it was you who diverted the subject with the comment "If you think chimping is browsing through your photos... ...I suggest you update your photographic dictionary". All I did was provide two perfectly valid references pointing to what is generally the accepted definition. Therefore there was no real need for me to do that, and... for that matter, really no need for your obnoxious comment either.

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I'm reasonably certain that you understand that the argument being made is that with an EVF the need to check photos - typically exposure, after a shot is diminished, thereby presenting an obvious advantage for mirrorless.

So, I think we're done.

If you wish to continue debating semantics, then I can also present a few sources supporting my description of "chimping".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimping

http://digital-photography-school.com/getting-the-chimp-off-your-back

http://www.sekonic.com/to-chimp-or-not-to-chimp.aspx

http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2011/10/24/10-reasons-why-you-should-never-chimp-while-shooting-street-photography/

And it definitely does not refer to the use of the LCD for taking photos, or changing settings.

There is play mode, there are settings, and many customers like to shoot like it is a P&S or smartphone.

Hmmm..... sounds sort of like "Chimping" to me... but then we know that mirrorless users never EVER do that, don't we ;-).

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