Panasonic Viewfinder

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by photoeagle, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. photoeagle

    photoeagle Mu-43 Regular

    65
    Apr 25, 2015
    Brad Harris
    Researching Pansonic cameras to make a good decision. I read comments about the viewfinder on the G7 is like looking into a cave.

    Those that using the G7 what is experience with the viewfinder?
     
  2. Listener

    Listener Mu-43 Regular

    The G7 viewfinder works fine for me. I use manual focus a lot so being able to see clearly through the viewfinder is important for accurate focus.

    I wear bifocals by the way.

    Like the G6, the G7 is well thought out. It fits my needs better than anything else available.
     
  3. tc333

    tc333 Mu-43 Rookie

    19
    Dec 25, 2015
    I need a decent viewfinder and after checking the G7 out in a store I was sold.... works well for me as a wearer of glasses
     
  4. Robstar1963

    Robstar1963 Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Isle of Wight England UK
    Robert (Rob)
    Hi
    I think you might be getting the Panasonic models confused
    The GX7 which is a rangefinder style camera with a small 16:9 EVF has a reputation for having a tunnel like EVF
    The G7 (which is a DSLR style camera) EVF has had no such reports as far as I know / have read
    I certainly have no such impression of the EVFact in the G7 and have never read anything other than (generally) good impressions of it on this forum
    Regards
    Rob
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  5. photoeagle

    photoeagle Mu-43 Regular

    65
    Apr 25, 2015
    Brad Harris
    Thanks for clearing that up.
     
  6. Frankie Carroll

    Frankie Carroll Mu-43 Rookie

    12
    Sep 29, 2015
  7. listers_nz

    listers_nz Mu-43 Veteran

    277
    Nov 22, 2013
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Simon
    Yes, I've got one on my GX7. I never had any problem without it, but it is definately worth buying IMHO. It makes the viewfinder fit your face better and cuts out stray light. As I recall, like you I debated buying it, but having bought it I don't think I'd be without it now.
     
  8. Frankie Carroll

    Frankie Carroll Mu-43 Rookie

    12
    Sep 29, 2015
    Oh great thanks, I think I will order one of Ebay and give it a go, thanks again
     
  9. speedy

    speedy Mu-43 Veteran

    210
    Nov 27, 2015
    If you are looking for a ripping good EVF, try looking through the one on the GX8. There's some pretty good deals going down on them (GX8) at the moment, well worth a little extra of your hard earned. In my opinion anyway.
     
  10. BLT

    BLT Mu-43 Regular

    188
    Jan 13, 2013
    London
    James
    ^^^ agree

    I've tried most mirrorless cameras in shops and airports and the two best EVFs I've found are the sony a7 series and the gx8. Crisp, clean and MASSIVE!
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
Panasonic Dismantling its Digital Camera Division Panasonic Cameras Saturday at 11:12 PM
Panasonic 45-200 ii problems - what would you do Panasonic Cameras Mar 23, 2017
Panasonic employees actively monitor the Panasonic section of Mu-43.com Panasonic Cameras Mar 23, 2017
Searching for Panasonic users to beta test our iOS app Panasonic Cameras Mar 16, 2017
GX7 Viewfinder Question Panasonic Cameras Sep 12, 2016