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Old Mar 24, 2010, 7:06 AM   #11
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...BETTER, 1000x better!, would be a tilting display like Canon SX1 or Lumix G1/GH1.
It's really a shame to spend no moveable display! Perhaps Canon 600D :-)
I fully agree! This is one of the reasons that I have not changed camera to either Nikon or Canon yet. The Nikon D5000 has one articulated LCD, but it is sviveling the 'wrong' way as it is hinged at the bottom of the camera, making it very awkward to use when mounted on a tripod!!

But what about one of those Right Angle slip-on viewfinders, where you have a 90º look (right down) onto the LCD? Has anybody any experience with these? Does it give a full view or does it restrict good view for example when manual focussing?

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Old Mar 24, 2010, 8:33 AM   #12
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I use my old angle finder - but you cannot use it while video'ing. *)
There are a lot of Canon's with tiltable display - also DSLRs from other manufacturer, but Canon annoys buyers.

Did you ever see a camcorder with FIXED display? Are Canon's ingeneers from yesterday - or they want sell a 600D/650D ... perhaps in future ( 2014 ? ) a 750D with tilting display :-(

A video-"camera" without such a thing is ----> 101% s.h.i.t.

I love my GH1 :-))))) - you ALSO kann use viewfinder while taking videos !!!!

It's NOOOOOO DSLR, it's an EEEEEVIL !

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*) You can get angle finder suited for ALL cameras for € 25 / $ 35

http://cgi.ebay.com/1-25-2-5x-Angle-...item4a9f245e04

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550D pictures with pol filter ... sorry, not B+W Käsemann for $ 155.50 ... only Chinese filter for $ 5.50 :-)



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Interesting example of what a polarizing filter can do - even if it is Chinese...

Thank's DD!
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I fully agree! This is one of the reasons that I have not changed camera to either Nikon or Canon yet. The Nikon D5000 has one articulated LCD, but it is sviveling the 'wrong' way as it is hinged at the bottom of the camera, making it very awkward to use when mounted on a tripod!!

But what about one of those Right Angle slip-on viewfinders, where you have a 90º look (right down) onto the LCD? Has anybody any experience with these? Does it give a full view or does it restrict good view for example when manual focussing?

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Actually I use one on my T1i that I got off of ebay new for 60 dollar from a 3rd party. It works fine for me. As I prefer the VF over liveview, the 90 actually works nicely.

But I do see where a center swivel screen would not be that great on a tripod. At least with the sony, it extends out before swiveling. The side mounted swivel would make more sense.
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- the 90 actually works nicely.



- But I do see where a center swivel screen would not be that great on a tripod.
- Do you experience some light fall-off when looking through your 90º ?

- About Nikons D5000-Lcd. Anybody with the slightest tripod-experience would see straight away that a base-monted articulated LCD would be a dead duck (No pun intended DonaldDuc...!!). I cannot understand that Nikons engineers would be so dumb....?












Amazing 'freedom' with a side-monted one....


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There is a slight light fall of but it is not that bad.
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Yeah, Walter - G1/G2/GH1 are the best !


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I cannot understand that Nikons engineers would be so dumb....?
They were hungry ... finished their work 5 to 12 :-(

Some engineers believe, writing Canon/Nikon upon camera is enough ...



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