Dealing with parallax error

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  1. Player_1

    Player_1 TPF Noob!

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    I'm using a digital camera, and I notice the LCD screen shows something different than what the viewfinder shows. I like the ability of turning off the LCD screen to save energy, but I don't like the idea of things being out of focus.

    I'm doing macro, so later cropping the things wouldn't be a problem; but I'd like to know how to correctly align something in the viewfinder. I tried looking for some manuals online, but I didn't find any that were detailed.

    What's the best way to solve parallax error?
     
  2. JIP

    JIP No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    In most P+S cameras there are marks indicating a rough guide to framing for parallax error.
     

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