Advantage of a joystick?

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LordKOTL Regular Member • Posts: 391
Re: Advantage of a joystick?

NIba wrote:

I hear that people, particularly "pros", would prefer a joystick. However, I don't know what is the advantage over a D-pad or touchscreen. What is the advantage of using a joystick for camera use, the reason why people would want it included in a camera?

I never really used a joystick on a camera, but I could see some potential advantages even though a joystick is not a make-or-break item on a camera body.  Being left-eye dominant I hate touch screens and prefer a d-pad, but I think growing up in the 80's helped with being able to use a d-pad quickly and efficiently (insert up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-BBF-AEL-Shutter Release joke here).

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