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07/23/2012 10:06:47 AM · #1
which eye do you find yourself using most to look through your viewfinder?
i think im a left eye.
07/23/2012 10:15:26 AM · #2
My left eye was functionally destroyed in a youthful misadventure....

So, the right eye it is. :)

Message edited by author 2012-07-23 10:16:04.
07/23/2012 10:17:00 AM · #3
your profile picture says otherwise
07/23/2012 10:18:36 AM · #4
Originally posted by LanndonKane:

your profile picture says otherwise


LOL.. Functionally... Not physically. It looks just fine to everyone else, it just doesn't look fine for me. hehe.
07/23/2012 10:19:33 AM · #5


Message edited by author 2012-07-24 16:12:21.
07/23/2012 10:20:42 AM · #6
Originally posted by deeby:

my right eye since my left doesn't focus as well. After a while when my right eye gets tired and blurry, I try the left only to realize that the right is still better.

Are you comparing the results of your survey with photo style to see which side of the brain we are using to compose the shot? (just joking)


i'm seeing how many people have the smudgy breathy lcd screen problem
07/23/2012 10:38:28 AM · #7
Left eye. Nose prints on lcd (right hand)

Message edited by author 2012-07-23 22:05:04.
07/23/2012 10:40:49 AM · #8
right eye.
07/23/2012 10:45:41 AM · #9
Both eyes open, it works like a charm.
07/23/2012 12:12:22 PM · #10
yes, what ziggy said, when I am trying to manual focus on a rapidly flying object. with the right eye the lcd gets smeared anyway. I miss my pany fz10 which had the evf at the left side instead of smack in the middle.
07/23/2012 12:15:34 PM · #11
My right Eye! My Left eye was damaged at birth and doesn't focus!
07/23/2012 12:20:46 PM · #12
I'm right handed, left eye dominant. Can be a PITA
07/23/2012 12:34:39 PM · #13
I can't see out of my icd screen.
:(
07/23/2012 12:58:59 PM · #14
I never use the viewfinder, I don't like having my vision cut down like that. Don't always use the LCD either, even though it tilts/swivels it's often not enough for a good view. My camera often finds odd angles for itself & I am often wiggling it for camera-motion blur. Don't look for me on the front page!

[eta] Just think how cool would it be if we could have bluetooth adapters for our glasses that let us see thru the lens. Of course, they'd come with special binocular lenses for the camera.

Message edited by author 2012-07-23 13:03:12.
07/23/2012 01:16:37 PM · #15
Right handed...left eye.
07/23/2012 01:25:17 PM · #16
Originally posted by Zigomar:

Both eyes open, it works like a charm.


Thats what I do too. Usually with my left eye looking trough the viewfinder. I do have to squint if I'm lying on the ground and creening my neck to look through, I don't know why that is.

07/23/2012 04:19:03 PM · #17
Right handed, left eyed. Except for sports or bird on the wing shots; then right eye in the viewfinder, left eye open to see what is outside the frame.
07/23/2012 04:48:57 PM · #18
I use my left eye, which means I keep pressing buttons with my nose. It's a pain in the butt.
07/23/2012 05:33:47 PM · #19
Originally posted by Zigomar:

Both eyes open, it works like a charm.


Both as well. Haven't seen you for a long time:)
07/23/2012 06:49:54 PM · #20
Right Handed, Left Eye, Right Eye Closed. I try to use my right eye and then track the subject with my left but I just get dizzy and fall down.
07/23/2012 07:32:04 PM · #21
Acquiring small/fast birds in flight, both eyes are open. Once acquired, the left eye is closed.
Generally though, I keep the left closed.

For me, it really depends on the situation. Sometimes both eyes opened is a safer route.
As it may let you see that taxi, that just jumped the curb. Or that crazy guy, coming your way.
Or just another photo opportunity...
07/23/2012 07:41:22 PM · #22
does it seem like most people who are right handed use their left eye? or are the left eye guys just posting more that they're right handed
07/23/2012 07:52:46 PM · #23
I'm predominantly right handed for most activities, but I use my right eye to use my view finder.
07/23/2012 08:22:45 PM · #24
I'm predominantly right eyed, and right handed. I do tend to use my right eye, but I can switch easily to left when needed. I should also add, many times when shooting dynamic scenes, I'll have my right eye in the view finder and my left will be scanning around the outside.
07/23/2012 09:43:50 PM · #25
Right eye, left hand.
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