I've been lusting for a new camera, but only now have I an inkling what I truly want.

Started Mar 29, 2014 | Discussions thread
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agentlossing Senior Member • Posts: 1,759
Re: To answer your question, (the short version)

You know, as I read through this thread, the thought kept occurring to me that the viewfinder "hump" isn't a "fake" one 0 there does need to be a hump of some sort or other. I agree that the peaked design is entirely a retro gimmick, since there's no real pentaprism inside, but... why not? Why is a peaked shape less practical than, say, a rounded off hill or something? Or a square (like a permanently-affixed VF4 or something)?

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