Hi , this is probably a real stupid question but after upgrading from my D300 TO A D700 I notice a kind of noise in the view when looking through the viewfinder , this is especially noticeable when looking at a expanse of light colour such as the sky. is this just a by product of the larger sensor ? the final pictures do not seem to be effected. Many thanks....
#1. "RE: viewfinder noise ?" | In response to Reply # 0Nielsen Registered since 11th Jun 2007Sat 29-Aug-09 09:10 PM
Your view through the viewfinder has nothing to do with the sensor. An SLR camera is a Single Reflex Camera which means that when you look through the viewfinder your view gets reflected out through the lens via a mirror. When you hit the shutter the mirror flips out of the way and the light coming in through the lens hits the sensor instead of your eyes.
See the x-ray of the D700 SLR here :
I would think your experience is because the D700 viewfinder is much better (brighter) than the D300.
#2. "RE: viewfinder noise ?" | In response to Reply # 0gkaiseril Nikonian since 28th Oct 2005Sun 30-Aug-09 02:55 PM | edited Sun 30-Aug-09 02:57 PM by gkaiseril
Are you using LiveView?
Are there any artifacts on the image when viewed on a computer?
You may need to clean your mirror with a blower.
Do NOT touch the mirror with anything!
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