Definition of viewfinder
: a device on a camera for showing the area of the subject to be included in the picture
Recent Examples of viewfinder from the Web
The app emits a series of beeps to indicate how close the viewfinder is to the barcode, helping users align the camera properly.
Looking at the Sun with your naked eye can harm your vision, and channeling the Sun's rays through a DSLR viewfinder can damage your equipment and even cause blindness.
Like Ms. Fanning, Ms. Coppola isn’t so sure there’s a difference between the male and the female looking through the viewfinder.
But first, using a green viewfinder, players must pinpoint 46 other characters, beginning with Stringer Bell, leading to others like Avon Barksdale, Wee-Bey, Jimmy McNulty, and fan favorite Omar Little — the last character to find before Wallace.
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, an Emirati man watches through a special viewfinder at the Museum of the future during the opening day of the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Shooting without a viewfinder can be a pain, but the 3-inch screen on the EX2F didn’t have much glare, and its ability to rotate took the guesswork out of a few otherwise tricky shots.
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First Known Use of viewfinder
VIEWFINDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of viewfinder for English Language Learners
: a small hole or window on a camera that you look through to see what is being photographed
VIEWFINDER Defined for Kids
Definition of viewfinder for Students
: a device on a camera that shows the view to be included in the picture
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