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view·find·er

 (vyo͞o′fīn′dər)
n.
A device on a camera that indicates, either optically or electronically, what will appear in the field of view of the lens.
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viewfinder

(ˈvjuːˌfaɪndə)
n
(Photography) a device on a camera, consisting of a lens system and sometimes a ground-glass screen, enabling the user to see what will be included in his or her photograph. Sometimes shortened to: finder
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view•find•er

(ˈvyuˌfaɪn dər)

n.
a camera attachment, as a lens and mirror that enables the operator to determine visually what will appear in the picture.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viewfinder - optical device that helps a user to find the target of interestviewfinder - optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
gunsight, gun-sight - a sight used for aiming a gun
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
telescope, scope - a magnifier of images of distant objects
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Translations

viewfinder

[ˈvjuːˌfaɪndəʳ] N (Phot) → visor m (de imagen), objetivo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

viewfinder

[ˈvjuːfaɪndər] nviseur mviewing figures [ˈvjuːɪŋ] nplchiffres mpl d'audienceviewing public [ˈvjuːɪŋ] ntéléspectateurs mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

viewfinder

nSucher m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

viewfinder

[ˈvjuːˌfaɪndəʳ] n (Phot) → mirino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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I kept her in my viewfinder after the basket, and viewed through a 300 mm.
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The back of the camera features a 3.68-megapixel OLED electronic viewfinder while the 3-inch TFT LCD has a resolution of 1.04 megapixels.
Quick EZ Focus Assist enhances the viewfinder signal, enabling the camera operator to make critical focus adjustments.
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If you purchase an URSA Mini, I recommend that you do not rely on this TFT-LCD display at all; instead, use an additional monitor and/or the OLED Viewfinder.
The URSA Studio Viewfinder has a large display with handles and external controls that let you comfortably stand behind the camera and follow the action for hours on end!
In truth, most lenses have a degree of distortion, but the so-called 'barrel' distortion of wide-angle focal lengths is the most visibly apparent, particularly at the edge of the viewfinder frame.
Below, Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) peers into JJ Abrams's viewfinder. Original trilogy heroes feature in the new, seventh, film
In an interview, one of the course instructors, also a Peace Corps volunteer, Bettinah Barillas said Viewfinder Botswana has implemented an initiative to take part in helping curb unemployment especially among the youth by taking them through a five day photography course.
Dynamic focus (4K focus-assist function) -- a focus point can be displayed on the viewfinder with a marker in 4K mode for easy focusing.