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APS-C sensor cameras including the 80D, 70D, 7D Mk. II, 7D, EOS M and Rebel models for HD video recording.


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Old June 15th, 2010, 01:55 PM   #16
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it seems hard to find a loupe that fits the t2i screen because of its abnormal dimensions, which ones do you guys use?
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Old June 15th, 2010, 02:07 PM   #17
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my zfinder version 2 fits on it just fine.
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Old June 15th, 2010, 08:50 PM   #18
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jeez, is there any other viewfinders that are cheaper? i dont really wanna pay close to 400 bucks for one
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Old June 15th, 2010, 09:03 PM   #19
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You think half the cost of your t2i is expensive?(-:
research the lcdf viewfinder, the hoodman, the cavision...
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Old June 16th, 2010, 06:12 AM   #20
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jeez, is there any other viewfinders that are cheaper? i dont really wanna pay close to 400 bucks for one
There was a thread on this here recently:

http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/canon-eo...-your-t2i.html

It's really not rocket science to make a usable loupe yourself, many people who are interested in saving money including myself take this route.
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Old June 18th, 2010, 01:04 PM   #21
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making a loupe yourself? how do you do that?
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Old June 18th, 2010, 06:13 PM   #22
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The Z-finder comes with a frame you stick to your camera, to which the main body clips on to. You can buy this frame for 5/$6. It's a great starting point for a DIY loupe. I made one from a butchered food container, electrical tape and the glass from a 5 reading loupe. Very effective actually.

My next effort was based around a 50 professional 6x7 slide viewer which I sawed up, tapped a hole in, and mounted to a plate mutual to the camera. It is optically superb with great contrast, no CA and perfect corner sharpness.

You could also use a chimney finder. These things look like DSLR loupes. It just happens that old 6x7 cameras used to come with these, and they are used for the same job, to magnify a screen to assist focus.

Ones made by Mamya and Hassleblad are great optically. You just need to find a way to mount them.
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Old June 19th, 2010, 08:28 PM   #23
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ok, i am about to make the purchase, is there anything i should know before i commit? best place to buy it from? seems like the cheap places are 850 with the kit lens
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