People using their tablets as cameras, explain this to me!

Started Dec 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Lee Jay Forum Pro • Posts: 52,217
Re: can't beat the size of that viewfinder!

T3 wrote:

ljfinger wrote:

Why would anyone carry an ipad around with them, and not a much smaller and more practical phone or compact camera?

I take it that you don't own an iPad.

Nor any other iJunk.

There's quite a lot more that you can do with the iPad's much larger screen than you can do with a comparatively small screen on a smart phone. And obviously, there are a ton of things you can do with an iPad that you can't do on a compact camera. Obviously, people will have different preferences as to which devices they choose to use at any given moment. But I do have to say that it's pretty neat to frame an image using such a large screen as on an iPad. Think about it: it's nicer to look at a full frame camera's viewfinder compared to an APS-C camera's viewfinder, thanks to the difference in viewfinder screen size, isn't it?

Not to me.  I prefer my 20D's viewfinder to that of my to that of my 5D.

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