Those pricy viewfinders?

Started Apr 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
Michael Meissner
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Re: Those pricy viewfinders?

geoffmalter wrote:

BobT wrote:

Looks like the VF-2 might be my best bet for usability on BOTH cameras.  I had heard so many GREAT things about this device, that your neg. comments caught me by surprise.  Like I hadn't realized that I the VF might not deliver good color rendering, for example.  Interesting.  Maybe I should just forget it, and rely on my LCD alone.

Anyway...thanks for the food for thought.

Have you reviewed the Clearviewer ( I have had one on my LX-5 24/7 for nearly two years. Does the same job as an EVF, with a compact form factor when not in use, and a fraction of an EVF's price. Highly recommended.

I wrote a review of clearviewer almost two years ago:

In general, I almost never use the VF-2.  I will use the clearviewer if I'm going to be shooting in the sun, and I'm primarily out there shooting.  If I just have a camera on my shoulder to take random grab shots, I typically won't use either, and just deal with the sun.

Note, I have modded the VF-2, so I have a thin wire around it, that I attach to the shoulder strap ring, so if it should fall off, I will have it dangling off the camera, and not somewhere on the ground.

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