Live view on D600 worthless?

Started Apr 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
swestphotos
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Re: Live view on D600 worthless?

A Owens wrote:

swestphotos wrote:

clarnibass wrote:

The D800 doesn't have some of the issues, like having to get out of LV when changing aperture.

I have the nikon D600 and also a basic and much cheaper Canon DSLR. The Canon has a significantly better Live View.

The D800 LV, although better in some features than the D600, is still IMO not as good as basic Canon models.

I manage with the D600 LV when I use it, but if it was the same as the most basic Canon DSLR it would be better...

This is exactly how I feel as well!! It's a standard feature on Canon for even the cheapest models. I don't understand why Nikon doesn't have it... especially on expensive models. I'm guessing it's some sort of patent issue.

I'd love to know what the differences are from d800's LV and Canons typical LV?

There is quite a lot around the web on this. Fred Miranda did a comparison a while back. Here is a video which shows it quite well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4kk8mPyoxo&hd=1

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Nice, thanks for the video!

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