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02-19-2009, 02:06 PM   #1
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Right eye vs. Left eye

Hey,

I kind of want to know what most people do. When looking through the viewfinder, do you use your right eye, or left eye?

Thanks,

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02-19-2009, 02:07 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by IsaacSteiner Quote
Hey,

I kind of want to know what most people do. When looking through the viewfinder, do you use your right eye, or left eye?

Thanks,

-Isaac
Left eye most of the time but I sometimes use the right.
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depends on where the light (e.g. the sun) is. I use the one which gives me a brighter
picture in the viewfinder. Simply using my face as a shade.
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QuoteOriginally posted by planedriver Quote
Left eye

[offtopic] great picture ricoh 104 008 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

How did you manage this one ?

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Left eyed, right handed.
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I'm moving more to more left eye now - its got the better vision, and as my eyesight deterioates (even with diopter adjustment and focus aids) the left has the advantage......
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Right eye as I can't see out of my left.
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Was a right eye but have developed some failure in my right eye, so I switched. It took about 3000 actuations to become comfortable using my left eye - now it seems natural. One benefit is I can better support the camera with both hands shooting left eye - so I gain a stop.


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left eye sux at seeing, so right eye for me! lol
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Left eyed, right handed.
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Left eye only.
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Left eyed, right handed.
same here ....
02-19-2009, 07:22 PM   #13
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Same here as well. Use my left eye 99% of the time.
My left eye has more MP and better in-camera jpeg quality.
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Wow, I'm kinda surprised at all the left-eyed people.

My left eye is way stronger than my right, but I do find it more comfortable to use the camera with my right eye in the viewfinder. Nose sits well off to the side, etc.

I keep trying to use my left, but reflex goes to the right. I'll try harder!
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QuoteOriginally posted by netuser Quote
Left eye

[offtopic] great picture ricoh 104 008 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

How did you manage this one ?

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it's interesting very few people use both eyes(not at the same time of course) like me

off topic-that picture is made during a walkaround of the plane. It's part of my work
Ricoh Gx-100 24mm wide compact was the camera. Definitely smaller than my K200 to carry around everyday in my bag.
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