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Live View in the Studio? Why?

prairiefire

Houston, US
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prairiefire Registered since 16th May 2004
Mon 10-Mar-08 07:15 PM

I've read the live view threads here and still have a question:

What are the benefits of shooting live view, tripod mode?

I shoot tethered, into Lightroom. Control the camera with Capture Control (and my D4 Powerpack directly from the computer, too). So, what I'm asking is what extra do I get from using live view?

Subjects -- portraits and small products.

Any down side?

Thanks for answering such a simple question.

G