Re: [OM] What have I done?? (F)

Subject: Re: [OM] What have I done?? (F)
From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 03:10:11 -0800
Replying to myself ...

On 11/29/2011 3:17 PM, Moose wrote:
>> ...
>> - Amazingly bright as the 3Ti focus screen is, I find the F more
>> accurate for focusing (I have three F screens to play with, trying out
>> the different ones...). Werid, eh? It's much dimmer, but shows the
>> real depth of field. Using DOF preview, you can actually *see* a
>> difference between f/2.0 and f/2.8.
> Not a fair test! Compare to an OM-1(n) or 2(n). Oly knocked down the 
> viewfinder magnification from .92x to .86x on the 
> later single digit bodies and the 3Ti came with a '2' series focusing screen, 
> which trades off precision for 
> brightness. Us a 1 or 2 with series '1' screen for comparison.

As to the F viewfinder, I found this,
"Finder coverage:Virtually 100%"
     - Sounds like the OM 97%

"Finder magnification: 0.8x (with 50 mm lens set at infinity)"
     - Less than the 92% of OM-1 & 2, about the same as the OM-3Ti 84%

View Finding Moose

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