Viewfinder vs Pentamirror - What's the difference?

viewfinder | pentamirror |


As nouns the difference between viewfinder and pentamirror

is that viewfinder is a device on a camera that shows what will appear in the field of view of the lens; it helps the user target a subject, zoom and focus the image while pentamirror is (photography) a system of three (not five) mirrors used as a cheaper substitute to a pentaprism in the viewfinders of some single-lens reflex cameras.

viewfinder

English

Noun

  • A device on a camera that shows what will appear in the field of view of the lens; it helps the user target a subject, zoom and focus the image
  • pentamirror

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia pentamirror) (en noun)
  • (photography) A system of three (not five) mirrors used as a cheaper substitute to a pentaprism in the viewfinders of some single-lens reflex cameras