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Using Magic Lantern => Hardware and Accessories => Topic started by: Grognard on February 04, 2021, 06:19:42 PM

Title: director's viewfinder app on smartphone as preview tool
Post by: Grognard on February 04, 2021, 06:19:42 PM
 Hi all,

We know that the main issue with 1:1 modes is the cropped preview. There is a stuff we can use to help when shooting especially moving shots: a director's viewfinder application on your smartphone.
(https://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/proxy.php?request=https%3A%2F%2Fimgur.com%2Fgallery%2FFKXsh9N&hash=d5cc97a27322782132d35e8d55b1945e)

https://imgur.com/gallery/FKXsh9N

It's easy by setting the smartphone near the camera to achieve a very similar liveview.   

of course it will be not perfect due to the perspective. however
It will be usefull to follow a subject or whatever.


we can also use another camera but we need two cameras and two lenses !

 (https://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/proxy.php?request=https%3A%2F%2Fimgur.com%2Fgallery%2FoIlyN6C&hash=87d49872ea405344665beb26970d3efa)

https://imgur.com/gallery/oIlyN6C
Title: Re: director's viewfinder app on smartphone as preview tool
Post by: garry23 on February 04, 2021, 06:36:23 PM
Or maybe this?

https://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/index.php?topic=25810.msg233989;topicseen#msg233989
Title: Re: director's viewfinder app on smartphone as preview tool
Post by: Grognard on February 05, 2021, 11:05:06 PM
Or maybe this?

https://www.magiclantern.fm/forum/index.php?topic=25810.msg233989;topicseen#msg233989

This device needs a HDMI input.
In my case, I use the inbuilt camera of the smartphone to provide me a decent preview.