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Does my viewfinder shudder?

 
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Feb 22, 2010 04:57 |  #1

I have noticed this for some time. Initially ignored it thinking it was my eyes, but now am certain it is not. When looking in the viewfinder and half depressing to auto focus there is a slight, and I mean slight, sideways single shudder to what I see. This only happens occasionally - once in a hundred or so shots....

Anyone know what I'm on about? What is it?


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Feb 22, 2010 05:01 |  #2

Are you using an IS lens when this happens? (I see you have the 17-55 IS) If so, then that's probably the IS working. It engages when you half-press the shutter button.
Since the IS mechanism is in the lens, it has an effect on what you see in the viewfinder.


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Feb 22, 2010 05:07 |  #3

Sure am. That might explain it...... Cheers!


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Feb 22, 2010 05:39 |  #4

pilsburypie wrote in post #9656825 (external link)
Sure am. That might explain it...... Cheers!

No "might" about it! ;)




  
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Feb 22, 2010 11:16 as a reply to  @ xarqi's post |  #5

Yep, it's the IS. I thought the earth was moving for a while.




  
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Feb 22, 2010 11:17 |  #6

Diamond Dave wrote in post #9658297 (external link)
Yep, it's the IS. I thought the earth was moving for a while.

You mean it's not? :p


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Feb 22, 2010 11:46 |  #7

k_wakasugi wrote in post #9658304 (external link)
You mean it's not? :p

The whole world stops when I take a photo! They're that good. :p




  
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Feb 22, 2010 13:58 |  #8

Diamond Dave wrote in post #9658469 (external link)
The whole world stops when I take a photo! They're that good. :p

bw!

Good one.


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Feb 22, 2010 14:15 |  #9

I don't remember noticing it with the 18-55IS I had for a little while, but I owned a 28-135 for a little while and the IS was really noticeable in the VF if I moved quickly. Also the IS noise was much more noticeable on the 28-135IS.


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