from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as finder .


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  • [Later], I was at a Visionaire shoot, and kept looking through the view-finder and Lily (Cole) was playing with motion and light, and I said to Nick that I thought there was some really nice footage there, and could I edit it?

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  • "Okay Phil, we're rolling. . ." announces Ingo, eye to the view-finder, body now crouched behind the huge, high-tech camera.

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  • But instead of foxes, the view-finder suddenly filled with the spectre of a child running towards him.

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  • The principal subject in the foreground is Teri Varnalı (whose name has appeared on this blog before), while yours truly is in the background behind an old (mid-1960s) Canon view-finder camera.

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  • Later, when we were almost finished and everyone was coming back on the trail, I was taking pics of the kids and then I took a self portrait and looked at it on the view-finder and I said out loud, "What is that thing on my head?" and then I go, "Oh, my hair."

    a nice day

  • For the most impact, take a close-up shot where your pet fills the view-finder: this also cuts out background clutter.

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  • He peered in the view-finder set in the top, looking steadily at the image inverted in the little brass frame.

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  • Sadly, there are some individuals who go through life operating like a photographer whose camera has no view-finder.

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  • DEMBO: Yes, I can't quite tell because I'm on Ellis Island and I am looking through the view-finder of the camera, and that's all I pretty much see.

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  • Destiny took the small camera and peered through the view-finder in the back.

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