E-M1 articulating screen experience

Started Nov 22, 2017 | Discussions thread
nevada5 Forum Pro • Posts: 12,281
Re: E-M1 articulating screen experience

Guy Parsons wrote:

nevada5 wrote:

What I never understood is that since it is a personal subjective preference, why do some review sites always give a hit to a flip-up screen?

In this little community Marty's poll showed that it is 50/50 about who likes tilt vs flippy https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/60246534

So logically the camera makers should make A and B versions of the same camera to suit both groups.

Or make a screen arrangement that is easily customer swappable from tilt type build to flippy type build.

Or best would be to design an articulating screen that stays behind the camera, they managed that with their small screen on the old Oly C-5060 so why not update that?

Now you're talking - you CAN have it all!

I for one hate flippy out sideways, makes the camera more conspicuous and prone to screen damage and is slower to use due to me being a screen only user.

Where Olympus once made a fuss about "viewfinders must be on axis" they sure don't care about screen users having the same experience.

Regards.... Guy

-- hide signature --

Stay thirsty, my friends.
When a man moves away from nature, his heart becomes hard. Lakota Proverb

 nevada5's gear list:nevada5's gear list
Nikon Coolpix P330 Canon PowerShot S120 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / Power O.I.S +3 more
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow