Hosi H.

asked • 05/31/19

What's the problem with my DSLR camera viewfinder? (please read the description))

I have a Nikon D3200. I just noticed that its viewfinder is blurry to my eyes and adjusting the diopter didn't help at all. Now here is the weird thing; I took some pictures of the viewfinder with my smartphone, and it looks perfectly sharp in those pictures. What's the problem? Is it my eyes? Because my mother said the viewfinder looks “sharp enough” to her! I'm really confused. If the viewfinder is broken or sth, shouldn't it look blurry in my smartphone's camera too?

Vernetta T.

Another thing to check is the diopter on your camera. It’s a small button next to your viewfinder. Look thru the viewfinder and turn that dial or button until you see clearly thru the viewfinder. Sometimes this can be the reason looking thru can be blurry.


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Charles M. answered • 06/14/19

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