This article comes from Jiayou Online
Usually the shoulder screen we call refers to the LCD screen located on the shoulder of the camera. In the era of film SLR, the shoulder screen carried the function of Display parameters, and this design was also used in the era of digital SLR.
Although we can now see most of the shooting information on the camera’s Electronic display, turning on the LED screen for a long time consumes a lot of power. The shoulder screen can display detailed information more concentratedly and save power. When we use the SLR, we will find that we can quickly adjust it through the combination of the body buttons. At this time, the shoulder screen can facilitate us to take blind shots. Of course, more skilled photographers can do it without even looking at the shoulder screen. For some people, the shoulder screen is still very useful.
Today’s mid-to-high-end camera products are equipped with shoulder screens, while entry-level products are generally not equipped, so some people think that this is just a sign to distinguish product positioning, or that shoulder screens are optional. In fact, shoulder screens It can help us adjust parameters in many situations where it is inconvenient to use the screen (such as theater shooting), so it is not a useless part.