A99 viewfinder - please help

Started Apr 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
EinsteinsGhost Forum Pro • Posts: 11,977
Re: A99 viewfinder - please help

Febs wrote:

Hello everybody,

Last week I received my A99, overall I'm very happy with the camera but there's one thing that bothers me a lot.

When I shoot in bright daylight the viewfinder image appears very dark and when I shoot at an angle of 45 degree towards the sun, I actually can't see anything in the viewfinder unless I use my left hand to shield the eye from all the surrounding light. I should note here that I'm wearing glasses.

There is an option in the menu to increase the viewfinder brightness but I found it was already at the max.

Are you guys experiencing the same?? Is there a way to fix this problem? As it stands the A99 seems unsuited for use in bright light?!


I see no reason for this to happen if the settings are right. Take an image under this issue and post it here.

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