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Is it possible to record video without using live view?

lhow2000
Apprentice

Is it pssible to shot video without using live view ?

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hsbn
Whiz
No, I don't think so.
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OK thanks. I can on my canon s3is. I hate shooting any thing with liveview

Actually the S3is viewfinder is, in essence, Live View.  It's an electric view finder, you're not actually looking through the lens.  That's what makes an SLR an SLR.  And no dSLR can allow you to look through the lens while recording.  The mirror that allows you to look through the lens flips up when taking a photo or recording video.

thanks appreciate it. i am sure to have a few more questions as i use this camera.

No problem.  BTW, which Rebel do you have?

i have t3i just purchased it
had a rebel xs before this one
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