After reading Nino Leitner’s Epic DSLR Viewfinder Review, I knew what had to be purchased next, an LCD viewfinder. There are quite a few viewfinders out on the market, however I had narrowed it down to the LCDVF 3:2 and the Zacuto Z-Finder Pro 2.5. It did’nt take me long to decide which unit to get and there were three reasons why I went with the LCDVF:
1) LCDVF has introduced a viewfinder made specifically for the Canon T2i/550D and it’s 3:2 screen. So when I got it home, I knew it would fit my platform perfectly. This was my most deciding factor.
2) Cost. The LCDVF clocks in at $119.00, and the Zacuto 2.5 at $395.00. Not a huge concern, but after hearing that Zacuto has something that could be “game changing” in the works, I did’nt want to drop money on a Zacuto product that could be obsolete in a few months. More on this, see #3. Continue reading