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Viewing hood for LCD

kvbarkley
VIP

When I was trying to video in bright daylight, the LCD screen was almost impossible to see. Has anyone had experiences with shades for camera LCD's for live view applications?

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jrhoffman75
Legend

Look into Hoodman. I don't have, but a friend does and is very happy with how it works.

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic

Rashawn, we are talking about video here, the optical viewfinder does not come into play.

Alfii
Apprentice

I just obtained a hood attaches via magnetics, will only work when lcd is away from camera body. I presume the magnetics effects the lcd switch, when it is attached flush with the camera body, it turns off the lcd screen


@Alfii wrote:

I just obtained a hood attaches via magnetics, will only work when lcd is away from camera body. I presume the magnetics effects the lcd switch, when it is attached flush with the camera body, it turns off the lcd screen


I wouldn't use anything magnetic near a modern camera. Too many opportunities for unwanted side effects.

Bob
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
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