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Started Dec 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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phiri Contributing Member • Posts: 969
Re: Helpful for some of us

Nordstjernen wrote:

phiri wrote:_

No pro camera has an articulating screen. In the semi pro category, only the Sony has it. In the entry level FF, none has it. Therefore this is awrong question, dont you think so? While an articulating screen maybe important, it can hardly be a deal breaker for many. How many times does one use it in comparison to the VF?

Actually the articulating screen is very helpful in many situations, like macro photography, low angle shooting in general, taking portraits/doing reportage style work while keeping eye contact, and aslo great for astrophotography. I use the viewfinder most of the time, but I would have missed many very good pictures if it wasn't for the articulated screen.

So for some of us the A77/A99 screen is very helpful.

I agree but it is not a deal breaker and that is my point. The big two àre not providing it and there seem to be no cry for it in the canikon forums. For me, i use the VF solely unless I am using a tripod

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