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Old Aug 29, 2004, 6:11 PM   #1
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I can't afford an SLR, but, man, showing only 80-85% of the scene through the viewfinder (as all the consumer 3-4MP cameras seem to do) is maddening!

I don't want to compose with LCD, it's an entirely different sort of immersion (like watching tv, not as intimate as Photography IMO).

Do I have any options? Any brands out there that actually show you what you're shooting?


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Old Aug 31, 2004, 2:36 PM   #2
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Even with some higher grade cameras, you're likely to suffer from some sort of parallax. The 8MP Canon Powershot Pro 1 has about 85% coverage. Even the 10D only has 95%.

I'm not sure that you can do much about this without syncing your camera with a laptop and using its LCD screen to compose your shot. Mind you for this you're going to need a tripod and a platform for the laptop as well.
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Old Aug 31, 2004, 4:33 PM   #3
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doesnt EVFs show almost 100% of it?
my cam haves a evf, but i dont use it too much becouse the lcd haves a better resolution(more pixels)than the evf, wich is sad
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