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11-18-2012, 07:23 AM   #1
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K5 view screen not adjustable

Hello, I was just wondering , does anyone else have the same problem I have when I'm photographing a landscape with my K5. I tend to take my shots with the tripod set about a foot or so above the ground but as the viewing screen is fixed this means that there's a lot of guess work involved in composing the shot as I can't see what I'm shooting!I assume I would find it a lot easier if the screen could be adjusted . I would be interested in any one else's comments /views on this, thanks

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use a pocket mirror
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Get one of the right angle viewers made by Pentax, Seagull (much cheaper), etc, which are normally used for macro work.

For info look here> All about Right Angle Finders

They offer not only a right angle view from above, but also will magnify the view-finder.


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There are also a number of angled mirror devices that attach to the back of the camera to allow low-level composing in live view.


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Thanks everyone , that's been a real help, much appreciated!
11-18-2012, 02:15 PM   #7
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Right angle viewer for K-5

TylerD,

Try this.

LCD Protector and Angle Viewfinder for Digital Cameras - FLIPBAC INNOVATIONS

I have been using it for over a year now.

It is excellent and inexpensive.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Corto-PA Quote
use a pocket mirror
Ok, you've got a live one here. I am seriously intrigued by what might be a joke..

I would like to know if anyone here can recommend an inexpensive light-weight unbreakable (plastic) mirror for this purpose. that doesn't necessarily mean a specific mirror -- but something like, just go to the beauty supply aisle of your local department store and get it...

Is a cheap unbreakable mirror an essential part of anyone's kit?

Has anyone ever duct taped one of these mirrors to their camera for overhead viewing?

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Thanks Mickey, looks very interesting , am going to ask if it will fit the K5.
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