It also swings up and pivots out of the way for shared LCD viewing or still shooting. Your email address will not be published. However, if you just need something that works good enough, then the Hoodman Cinema Kit is a great alternative and a much cheaper one as well that gets you where you need to go — just without quite the refinement of the Zacuto gear. Be the first to review this item. Just bought the Hoodman 3. I will absolutely continue to use this great product. Extremely easy to use. Hoodman Cinema Kit Pro.
There are enough secondary clues visible, that this is a non-issue. Additionally there is a cold shoe mount on top which allows you to mount a light or microphone. I have a problem with it always changing focus on me. First adjust the fit so it covers the viewer properly and fits snug. Would highly recommend this if you have any issues with outdoor shooting. Once you get it organized for your camera, it’s a snap to install a second time. Cinema Kit Pro is rated 4.
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I have a problem with it always changing focus on me. First adjust the fit so it covers the viewer properly and fits snug. Only minor drawback is having to remove the bungees on every lens change. I read a lot of reviews clnema buying it, and was surprised at a few of the negative reviews when I installed mine and tried it out.
Thrilled with shooting video with my Canon T4i. Additionally there is a cold shoe mount on top which allows you to mount a light or microphone. The other items in the kit work in conjunction with the HoodCrane. As shipped required multiple adjustments but it is very adjustable. Adjust the diopter to match your vision. Your email address will not be published. But on my model at least I have a heck of a time with thediopter setting staying where I set it. A nice unit, and priced well in a world of over-priced DSLR add-ons’.
There are enough secondary clues visible, that this is a non-issue. The down side to the eyecup is that it can sometimes be difficult to adjust without making inadvertent diopter adjustments at the same time.
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Hoodman Cinema Kit HoodLoupe 3.0 Review
It is a bit bulky but very sturdy in design an build. Hiodman only problem that I have on my kit is with the 3x magnifying eyecup. I’m not sure you need 3x, but it works. There IS a piece of protective plastic that has to be removed from the diopter before use, This requires some trial and error. Rated 5 out of 5 by NoozDude from Problem Solved!!
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I even found it user-friendly while wearing glasses. Attaching as it does to the hot shoe, you will be unable to use flash, even your internal flash.
Extremely easy to uoodman. Cinema Kit Pro is rated 4. Rated 5 out of 5 by TG from Works well when adjusted properly My 5d is ciema mostly for handheld video and the reason I purchased the unit. I have no issues with it staying locked to the hot shoe. The eyecup acts as a stabalizer when pressed against your eye. I was leary before I purchased the kit but was surprised at its’ quality and functionality after I received it.
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Test in bright sunlight. I knew I was going to be moving around a lot and in some tight spaces so I really didn’t want to risk using an LCD Viewfinder with a magnetic mount.
Even the low-end Z-Finder Jr. I’m into video now. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It also swings up and pivots out of the way for shared LCD viewing or still shooting.
Packaging Info Package Weight 0. When I carry my camera around my neck the eye cup always gets hit, moves and the diopter has to be reset. The Viewfinder is optically top notch and includes a diopter in case your vision is less the perfect.
But really, this is something that takes a minimum amount of getting used to until you figure out how to adjust it without fudging the diopter. Bulky for storage but dinema works well so will adapt to the bulkiness. Attaching the HoodLoupe to the camera with the included bungee straps works better than expected.