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Old Nov 8, 2010, 3:52 PM   #1
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I've heard all over the web about how the translucent mirror is "an extra piece of glass between lens and sensor". But I wonder how many of the people who say that use UV filters (especially cheap ones). Those have much worse ghosting effects (amongst other possible problems) than the 1-in-1000 that the mirror does.

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Old Nov 8, 2010, 5:24 PM   #2
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well the slt does have ghosting at times. But much less intrusive then a cheap UV filter, as it is behind the lens. And since it is behind the lenses, it will not cost a flare as a filter can. The problem with filters with flares is that it is infront of the lens, and if they are not high quality. The will cause more issues then the slr.

Not the slt are not prefect. I know the old canon eos film cameras with the translucent mirrors were a B and a half to clean.
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While a lot of people are talking about the SLTs, I don't think a lot of them are talking about the ghosting. What I'm seeing a lot of is the OVF vs. EVF debate.
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dpr did commented on the ghosting, but it is not really that noticeable for 99% of the time. Where a filter ghosting is very pronounce and really impacts the image.
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Old Nov 8, 2010, 7:41 PM   #5
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Yes, I'd say the EVF is the primary issue with it. However, I've seen many pros/amateurs who say they won't buy it because of the ghosting issue. So now I know what to say.
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