In the old days previewing what a shot would look like to the camera could mean just using your two hands in the “L” formation to make a “viewfinder.”
The thought of buying one of the real gizmos that the directors used was very appealing to a youngster growing up in Scranton Pa., but the real world is tough. He who hesistates spends more cash. Now, those directors viewfinders cost beaucoup dinero.
We’ve found a place in Hollywood that sell them but they are expensive.
The directors vsiewfinder from Alan Gordon are listed at $699
Well, it’s back to the old use your two hands method, for the time being.