Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the viewfinder and LCD on the Fuji X-T1, part of Fuji X-T1: Tips and Techniques.
- As you probably already discovered,…you can use this view mode button…to cycle the view finder between a few different modes.…There's LCD only, which activates the rear LCD screen…and leaves it on all the time.…I use this mode if I'm working on a tripod…or tilting the screen out…and holding the camera over my head…or low to the ground.…In general, I don't use the LCD screen as a view finder…because I prefer to block out the world…and look through the electronic view finder.…I also think it's easier to hold the camera steady…when you've got it up to your face…and are looking through the EVF.…
Press the view mode button again…and you'll switch to EVF,…or electronic view finder only with eye sensor.…This is the eye sensor right here…below the view finder.…That keeps the rear LCD off…but activates the electronic view finder…when you raise the camera to your eye.…This is where I leave the camera…because I prefer shooting with the EVF…and I like it to be off when I'm not looking…through the view finder to preserve battery.…
In this course, photographer and educator Ben Long demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the Fuji X-T1 far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and creativity, and let your camera handle the rest.
- Using the viewfinder and LCD
- Understanding the F and E locks
- Improving focus on the Fuji X-T1
- Choosing third-stop shutter speeds
- Exploring shallow depth of field
- Spot metering
- Exploring autofocus modes
- Controlling JPEG and RAW image results
- Customizing menus and buttons
- Working with lenses and accessories