Wista Folding Monocular Reflex Viewer Anyone?

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by brian steinberger, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. brian steinberger

    brian steinberger Member

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    I have a Wista 45SP and have been considering purchasing the monocular hood for years. It's very pricey though. I was wondering if anyone has this and what experience they can give. Does it replace a dark cloth? Is it bright enough to use for critical viewing? I would really enjoy the upright and reversed view.
     
  2. nana sousa dias

    nana sousa dias Member

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    I had a Wista DXII with the reflex viewer. It is very bright, it has an internal fresnel. However, I prefer to look at the GG reversed image. I bought that camera second hand with the reflex viewer and some other accessories. I would never buy that viewer, it's too expensive. It gives you an upright image, if you use horizontal composition but, in vertical position, you will see a reversed image.