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Where can I get one of those "practice" viewfinders.


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Posted 28 May 2007 - 02:41 AM

Hey. I always see directors with those little viewfinder things around their necks in behind the scenes videos, practicing how the shot will happen (specifically Kubrick in the shining). I don't even know what they're called. Where can I get one of these? Are they cheap? I want to get used to how a real film camera can see things. I thought it would be a cheap way to practice, but you never know with with the equipment game in the film industry.
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#2 Tim Terner

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 03:19 AM

Here's a history of them

http://www.directorsviewfinders.com/

and here's a selection available

http://www.bhphotovi...iewfinders.html.

Please also read the forum's rules and change your present name to your full name
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#3 Jaime Toruno

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 12:58 AM

I had one and return it, just don't get the Micro Viewfinder!! :blink:
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#4 Nate Downes

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 06:17 AM

I own one, incredibly handy for setting up shots rapidly.
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#5 Jacob Van Balen

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Posted 05 July 2007 - 02:47 PM

Sorry, not really my job, but, 'this' should really change your name before a forum leader or someone tells you to change it.
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