Why are there no cameras with viewfinder on the right?

Started Oct 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
Rexgig0 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,621
Re: Left-eye-dominant left-hander

I am left-eye dominant, which is one big reason I prefer cameras that have the viewfinder mounted high, so my right eye is not blocked by the camera body. This assumes horizontal/landscape orientation, of course; vertical portrait blocks neither of my eyes, though my portrait orientation is, of course, opposite that of a right-hander, which is one reason "gripped" cameras have never particulary appealed to me, except for the added battery capacity.

I am left-handed, but operating the shutter with my right index finger has never been a problem. Photography is a two-handed endeavor, anyway, with plenty of things for each hand to be doing.

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