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Left Eye/Right Eye

By courtwms777 | "courtwms777" <courtwms777@...> | courtwms777
November 25, 2004 | Post #1985 | Topic #1985

Okay - this is a strange question: As with left handed and right handed people, are any of you "left eye/right eye" people when it comes to shooting digi-snaps or video? I (unfortunately) became very ill last year and ended up with a chronic eye inflammation that distorts my vision in my right eye - normally my 'camera lens' eye! :-( So, it's awkward to use the other eye.. as it doesn't feel natural. What's the story? Any lefties out there that it *does* feel natural too? (Just so I know there's hope)... Court [View]



Re: Left Eye/Right Eye

By Deirdré Straughan | =?iso-8859-1?q?Deirdr=E9_Straughan?= <lists@...> | deirdrebs2002
November 25, 2004 | Post #1989 | Topic #1985

Hmm. I had to get the camera out and test. I'm left-handed, but right-eyed. --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "courtwms777" <courtwms777@y...> wrote: > > Okay - this is a strange question: > > As with left handed and right handed people, are any of you "left > eye/right eye" people when it comes to shooting digi-snaps or video? > > I (unfortunately) became very ill last year and ended up with a > chronic eye inflammation that distorts my vision in my right eye - > normally my 'camera lens' eye! :-( > > So, it's awkward to use the other eye.. as it doesn't feel natural. > What's the story? Any lefties out there that it *does* feel natural > too? (Just so I know there's hope)... > > Court [View]



Re: Left Eye/Right Eye

By Jack Hodgson | "Jack Hodgson" <reg008@...> | jghiii
November 26, 2004 | Post #1995 | Topic #1985

Deirdr=E9 wrote: > > Hmm. I had to get the camera out and test. I'm left-= handed, but > right-eyed. FWIW, most everyone has a "dominant" eye. An eas= y way to identify which one it is for you, is to make a circle with your fi= ngers, then look at some object across the room through that circle, then s= hut each eye to see which eye centered on the object. I'd be willing to b= et that this is the eye you use with a viewfinder. Ironically, my subordin= ate eye (my right one) has sharper vision than the dominant. Most people h= ave a dominant leg too. It's the leg that you favor in balance/strength int= ensive situations. There's an easy test for this too. Stand up, then withou= t thinking about it too much, stand on one leg. The leg you reflexively cho= ose to stand on is your dominant leg. [If you're like me, and, when told t= o stand on one leg, asked, "which one?" then you're too anal retentive, and= don't really deserve to know these things about yourself.] [OK, sorry, I = know these aren't about vidlogging, but you'll make money in a bar bet with= them one day. Thank me later.] -- Jack [View]



Re: [videoblogging] Re: Left Eye/Right Eye

By Steve Garfield | Steve Garfield <steve@...> | sgarfield
November 26, 2004 | Post #1997 | Topic #1985

On Nov 26, 2004, at 9:43 AM, Jack Hodgson wrote: > FWIW, most everyone has a "dominant" eye. An easy way to identify > which one it is for you, is to make a circle with your fingers, then > look at some object across the room through that circle, then shut > each eye to see which eye centered on the object. Thanks Jack. That is amazing. I'd never heard it before. My dominant eye is my left one, and I just picked up a camera to see which eye I use, it's the left one. > [OK, sorry, I know these aren't about vidlogging, but you'll make > money in a bar bet with them one day. Thank me later.] I'll thank you now. Don't let Jay's earlier 'curb your enthusiam' post about keeping the discussion focused on 'videoblogging' keep you or anyone else from posting things like this. --Steve --------- [ Web Sites ] --------- Steve Garfield Video Production http://stevegarfield.com Video Blog http://stevegarfield.blogs.com/videoblog/ Weblog: Off On A Tangent http://offonatangent.blogspot.com/ Video Podcast http://stevegarfield.blogs.com/videopodcast/ [View]



Re: Left Eye/Right Eye

By courtwms777 | "courtwms777" <courtwms777@...> | courtwms777
November 26, 2004 | Post #1999 | Topic #1985

--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Steve Garfield <steve@o...> wrote> Don't let Jay's earlier 'curb your enthusiam' post about keeping the > discussion focused on 'videoblogging' keep you or anyone else from > posting things like this. > > --Steve Thanks for posting the above, Steve! (I was kinda feeling like I'd had my little hand slapped and had become *shy* about posting... but only for a nanosec!) ;-D Meanwhile, sadly - my right (and currently useless) eye is my dominant eye - I was pretty freaked by that 'eye test' which proved that fact! I had no clue. Weird. Now all my left-eyed videos will be off kilter... I've been scouring your multiple websites, Steve, and good Lord - it's like a maze in there... A-mazing is more like it. I predict you become the Donald Trump of blogging/vlogging/podcasting. (Building Empires in cyberspace). Courtney [View]