Not all digital cameras have viewfinders. Digital cameras and smartphones have LCD screens for composing photos, and it’s only on higher end cameras that you get a viewfinder too. But they are worth having. Sometimes it’s difficult to see an LCD display properly in the bright glare of daylight, and sometimes it just feels more […]
Direct vision viewfinder
A viewfinder that's separate to the camera's lens and shows a view of the scene 'directly'. These are found on many older cameras and a few current models. The framing is less accurate, but direct vision viewfinders are bright and clear.