Need For Articulating LCD On 6D MKII

Started Feb 6, 2014 | Discussions thread
24Peter Veteran Member • Posts: 3,151
Re: Solution for Articulating LCD on 6D

Habemus_Canon wrote:

Thanks for your post and email Mike. I am well aware of the external monitor options. In fact, I purchased one - and quickly returned it. Just too cumbersome as a solution - cables, batteries and something perched in the hot shoe mount of my camera raising the center of gravity in a slippery stream bed... well you get the idea.

Why couldn't you have used the wi-fi and and a smartphone as a remote?

Seriously? Have you ever done landscape photography? Standing in a stream or surf or salt marsh? Shooting in winter/snow with gloves? So now only do your risk your camera but also your phone? Shoot with a 60D and you'll see how convenient and robust the articulated screen is... The smartphone thing might work in some situations, but for me, the last thing I need is something else to juggle and protect while shooting.

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