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02-01-2008, 05:02 PM   #46
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my little review of the Katz Eye screen is online

I hope I'll be forgiven for doing it this way, but I decided that my take on the Katz Eye screen was worth blogging a little about, so that's what I did. Here's the link:

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There is a link there to a few test photos that I took this afternoon. The tests were not elaborate or scientific, but you'll be able to see the results for yourself.

As I say in the article, I'm quite happy with the Katz Eye. Since I have moved the one I got out of the *ist DS and into my K10D, I'm thinking now of buying one for the *ist DS. I do more manual focusing with that camera any way.

A caveat, for those who have been wondering whether to buy the Katz Eye screen themselves. I really cannot guarantee that anybody else will like it. I like it. But it's $100 and it's not like getting a new camera or anything.

Thanks again to all those who already owned the Katz Eye and whose info was so helpful to me as I was making my own decision.


02-02-2008, 07:58 AM   #47
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Thanks Will - I appreciate your concise explanations and photos. I have seriously missed the ability to manually focus using a split prism. I feel pretty confident now in purchasing the screen. I only have to give thought to adding any of the etchings to the screen.


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