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Old Nov 2, 2006, 10:12 AM   #1
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I'm considering getting a D80 and I've always used my left eye for focusing/composing on my film SLR.
I'd like to know if any of you D80 owners out there shoot with your left eye and, if so, do you have full access to all the controls with your eye at the viewfinder.
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Old Nov 2, 2006, 11:30 AM   #2
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I've never thought about it!! I use my left eye, and all the controls are accessible for me.
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Old Nov 2, 2006, 12:43 PM   #3
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rjseeney:

Thanks for the fast reply.
The reason I asked this question was that when I bought my digital point & shoot it was an issue, although probably a/c the smaller size of the camera.
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Also use my left eye with the D50/F80 Nikons and it's no problem.
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Old Nov 6, 2006, 2:20 PM   #5
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Hi,

I'm left eye dominant and use my left eye with my D50. I find that the camera is better supported (steadier) with it pressing against parts of my face than if I used it with my right eye (whichI can also do - but not as well).

Also, when viewing through my left eye, I can keep my right eye open, hence my face is more relaxed than trying to close one eye when viewing right-eyed. (Jeez, I hope this makes sense..)

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Old Nov 12, 2006, 3:07 PM   #6
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I use my left eye for my D50, but occasionally my nose will hit one of the arrow buttons and change the focus point in the viewfinder.
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