Batwister, this is not abnormal in my opinion. Just remind yourself we view the legacies of our respective favourite great artists through a very distorted lens. We see the great results, with the intervening years of unproductive hair pulling, countless abandoned works and mountains of failed efforts edited out.
Whatever you do, don't go down the equipment rat hole. And a view camera won't solve viewfinder coverage "problems" either - although it will introduce a whole new set of problems. Everything involves compromises.