GH-3 Viewfinder "issue" - product of clueless

Started Jan 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
94 Senior Member • Posts: 1,073
Re: Sounds like a small exit pupil

Aleo Veuliah wrote:

TheEye wrote:

Long eye relief and a large exit pupil are apparently too much to ask for in a modern camera. That's probably because the eyepiece would be comparatively large, and because most consumers have either forgotten what a good viewfinder is, or because they never looked through one in the first place anyway.

I agree.

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And I agree. It's something that any experienced user of rifle scopes should recognize. The right distance from the view and correct alignment of the eye's pupil with the optical center of the exit view and you get the best the optic can offer. Anything else will appear, small, distorted, or smeared if either the eye or the subject is moving.

Just adjust the diopter to your eye's focal ability and look through the center and fullest frame. Keep that alignment regardless whether the subject is moving or still. It becomes habitual pretty quickly most of the time if there are no bad habits to overcome.

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