View Poll Results: Which eye to you use with the viewfinder everytime you shoot?

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  • Right handed, left eye only

    19 41.30%
  • Right handed, right eye only

    17 36.96%
  • Left handed, left eye only

    2 4.35%
  • Left handed, right eye only

    1 2.17%
  • Right handed, both eyes are ok

    7 15.22%
  • Left handed, both eyes are ok

    0 0%
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Thread: Which eye to the viewfinder?

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    Default Which eye to the viewfinder?

    I am right handed but i always use my left eye on the viewfinder. When i use my right eye, it always fail to find the viewfinder. Anyone with the same symptom or am i just abnormal?

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Master eye, simple as that.

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drudkh View Post
    Master eye, simple as that.
    yep, and if you done your NS before, you'll know how to check which one is your master eye.

    the normal way will be to look at an object from a distance, then form a triangle with e thumb and index of both your hands, then slowly bring your hand to your eye while making sure the object is still within the frame of the triangle.

    whichever eye you fingers come back to would be your master eye...

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ichibawa View Post
    I am right handed but i always use my left eye on the viewfinder. When i use my right eye, it always fail to find the viewfinder. Anyone with the same symptom or am i just abnormal?
    obviously your left eye is your master eye.
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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    I think so too cos the right eye can't even locate the viewfinder.

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ichibawa View Post
    I am right handed but i always use my left eye on the viewfinder. When i use my right eye, it always fail to find the viewfinder. Anyone with the same symptom or am i just abnormal?
    you're right master hand, left master eye lo
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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    woah. CS photographers all right handed yeah?

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    i left handed left master eye. shoot rifle very ma fan must put deflector.

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    right, right

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroDivine View Post
    right, right
    I'm right/right oso..
    Right eye focus, left eye keep watch on surrounds (screws with my brain tho'..)..
    When right eye gets tired, swap to left eye to shoot..

    Btw, (all?) cams are designed with trigger/release on right-side, so photogs are 'right-handed'..

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    Quote Originally Posted by allsmilez View Post
    i left handed left master eye. shoot rifle very ma fan must put deflector.
    Grenade-Spray. Sure hit.

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    left master eye, right handed.
    shot M16 with right though.. too troublesome, the deflector..

    still got marksman though..

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    Default Re: Which eye to the viewfinder?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ichibawa View Post
    I am right handed but i always use my left eye on the viewfinder. When i use my right eye, it always fail to find the viewfinder. Anyone with the same symptom or am i just abnormal?
    yeah i'm the same as u.. feel very retarded with my right eye.. and yeah my master eye is my left, but i'm right handed.

    so problem also when doing range in the army.. just have to get used to using right eye. still can marksman leh! ehehhe..

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