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04-06-2011, 03:55 PM   #76
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645d needs an articulating screen, so that I can hold and shoot like a Hassey.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Fontan Quote
645d needs an articulating screen, so that I can hold and shoot like a Hassey.
LOL! That would actually be brilliant. It's not just the viewing angle that changes, but the demeanor of subjects as well; the act of lifting a camera to your face sends subconscious signals to everyone around. Glancing casually at a flip-twist screen while maintaining eye-contact with your subject lowers their guard. I love the flip-twist screen of my GH2:




And someone else pointed out the OCD behavior of always placing the LCD face in (protected) when not in use, even though the LCDs of nearly all other cameras live their lives exposed with little damage.
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QuoteOriginally posted by johnmflores Quote
LOL! That would actually be brilliant. It's not just the viewing angle that changes, but the demeanor of subjects as well; the act of lifting a camera to your face sends subconscious signals to everyone around. Glancing casually at a flip-twist screen while maintaining eye-contact with your subject lowers their guard. I love the flip-twist screen of my GH2:




And someone else pointed out the OCD behavior of always placing the LCD face in (protected) when not in use, even though the LCDs of nearly all other cameras live their lives exposed with little
damage.

I really mean it. The thing is a joy to hold at.the belly level. Much better balance that way.... The shutter button can be pushed by the right thumb. I only need it to be articulated in one position, to slide down and out. Obviously, I need live view with that. Another feature I would like to have. The next model needs a CMOS sensor for this reason. the camera's center of gravity is towards the front end, especially with larger lenses, and this makes you point down somewhat until you get used to it.
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I personally just want a LCD wearable display that I can plug into my camera. Sure it would look geeky, but then I am geeky.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Fontan Quote
I really mean it. The thing is a joy to hold at.the belly level. Much better balance that way.... The shutter button can be pushed by the right thumb. I only need it to be articulated in one position, to slide down and out. Obviously, I need live view with that. Another feature I would like to have. The next model needs a CMOS sensor for this reason. the camera's center of gravity is towards the front end, especially with larger lenses, and this makes you point down somewhat until you get used to it.
How about something like this?

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How about something like this?
Wow. Clever design! This will work great. What the heck is this anyway?
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Wow. Clever design! This will work great. What the heck is this anyway?
It was the innovative Sony R1. APS-C sensor, nice 24-120 F2.8-F4.8 Zeiss lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 Review: 1. Introduction: Digital Photography Review

Sounds like the only real knock against it was the slow CPU.
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It was the innovative Sony R1. APS-C sensor, nice 24-120 F2.8-F4.8 Zeiss lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 Review: 1. Introduction: Digital Photography Review

Sounds like the only real knock against it was the slow CPU.
I see. Thank you for that. I like where that screen is situated. My nose will not rub against it and smear it either.

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Z pentax bodies had screen on top of prism. It made the prism huge. Nowadays imposible to do or the screen will be VERY small
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How about something like this?
The office I work at have one of these. The LCD and EVF are no good, but the image quality is pretty decent for what it is. It's very user friendly and I was surprised too when i saw the tilting LCD.
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When using a Steadicam Merlin you really need an articulating LCD when shooting a video.
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QuoteOriginally posted by johnmflores Quote
LOL! That would actually be brilliant. It's not just the viewing angle that changes, but the demeanor of subjects as well; the act of lifting a camera to your face sends subconscious signals to everyone around. Glancing casually at a flip-twist screen while maintaining eye-contact with your subject lowers their guard. I love the flip-twist screen of my GH2:
I have a G1 and can vouch for the usefulness of the screen. It's great not to have to bring the camera to your face in many situations like candids.
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How about something like this?
That was neat, as long as nobody painted an "L" on the backside of the LCD.

P.S. my Canon G11's screen articulation gets used 95% of the time.
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One of the best features that could be offered.
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