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Re: [Rollei] Re: Cameras and People...

on 5/17/03 7:40 PM, Eric Goldstein at egoldste   wrote:

> TrueBadger   wrote:
>> I use the finder all the time. I just don't shoot action. I use it when I
>> want
>> an eye-level perspective and don't have the prism with me, which is to say
>> almost all the time. My prism has spent it's life in the case for the most
>> part, since I just don't like the balance of the TLR with the prism
>> installed.
>> G. King
> Suspect if folks tried the finder, most prisms would stay cased. Only
> disadvantage is it takes you further away from what the taking lens is
> seeing...
> Eric Goldstein

I seldom use a prism when hand holding the camera, but find it useful when
the camera is tripod mounted and weight/balance deficiencies are not
factors.  I like the option.

Allen Zak