Sponsor Message:
Aviation Photography Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Are You Left Or Right Eyed?  
User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2439 times:

Which eye do you use when taking photos?

I use my left

16 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineWombat From Australia, joined Feb 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2287 times:

Hi LGW,
I use my left eye too, I am also left handed!
Regards
Ty Klemm
wombat@sub.net.au
Melbourne, Australia


User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5498 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2281 times:

Lefty here. I had to think about it for a second, I would have figured it would have been my right eye because I'm right handed. Strange...

User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1757 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2278 times:

left...i write and eat using my left hand also...i think that is the extent at which my left hand is dominant over right..

jderden777



"my soul is in the sky" - shakespeare
User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2279 times:

Actually im right-eyed... ive always wondered why too, my left eye is perfect 20-20, but my right eye is nearsighted, like 20-60 or something it sucks...

i tried to make myself use my left eye a few yrs back when looking through the sights while hunting but i just wasnt comfortable with it...


CHRIS


User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2273 times:

I use either eye although I prefer to use the left eye, for some reason I can get straighter compositions when I use my left eye as to the right eye.


C. Wassell



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineRindt From Germany, joined May 2000, 930 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2265 times:

Hi

I use my right-eye... it would be extremely weird if I didn't. I use my right hand to shoot, and my left hand to focus/hold the lense. On another note, I write with my left hand, but do everything else with my right (scissors, throwing ball, etc.)

-Rob




What other people think of you is none of your business!
User currently offlinePK743 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2245 times:

Hi!
I use both! Left is my favourite but when theres one specific a/c departing or arriving that youve gotta have, what eye I use don't come into it!

PK743


User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 45
Reply 8, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2244 times:

I use the middle one ( third eye), the American Government does not call me a legal alien for nothin......

Happy new year
Vasco Garcia


User currently offlineHenryjr From Canada, joined May 2000, 98 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

He He Good one Vasco  


Sorry!!!


User currently offlineMirage From Portugal, joined May 1999, 3125 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2233 times:

I use my left but if you really want to know what is your "major" eye, point one finger in front of you to a distant object. Now close your left eye, if your finger moved away from the distant object, your "main" eye is the left one. If you close the right eye and the finger still is aligned with the distant object, then your "main" eye is the left one but if it moves to the side, it's the right one.

Luis, Faro, Portugal


User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 11, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

hehe Vasco..

Mines right Right RIGHT !!!

All the way it is Right ..Why because its just right to use the right part of your body...  

Bo Kim --(-<==



Chance favors the prepared mind.
User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 767 posts, RR: 16
Reply 12, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2197 times:

Left eyed, though right handed. This was a real important issue for me some years back when I was deciding to go with Canon or Nikon gear - the Nikon I was looking at back then (the FE I think) required the winding lever to be moved out from the body to activate the meter ... exactly where my right eye would be! So Canon has had a loyal customer ever since ...

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineTommy Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 912 posts, RR: 21
Reply 13, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2201 times:

Well, I'm left eyed as well....and according to Luis' theory...Left eye is my major....

/Tommy Mogren



Flightdeck Action - Cockpit Videos on Blu-ray and DVD - Flights In The Cockpit- You're Invited!
User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4363 posts, RR: 19
Reply 14, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2196 times:

I'm left eyed.   I shoot with my left eye. I'm also left-handed. I can't even shoot with my right eye. It feels wierd.

K. Cook/DCA



SIX T'S!......TURN. TIME. TWIST. THROTTLE. TALK. TRACK.
User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2188 times:

    That's very funny Vasco! I laughed so hard!  

Big777jet



User currently offlineDavus From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 174 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2173 times:

Left eyed, Left Handed.

Although when playing tennis i dont do backhands!. I just swap hands!



Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Are You Kidding Or What...? Badmotiv The 2nd posted Wed Jun 22 2005 22:30:48 by Tom3
Are You A Pro...or An Amateur? posted Tue Oct 16 2001 11:53:32 by JetTrader
Are You An Aviation Photographer Or Plane Spotter? posted Thu Dec 11 2003 16:09:48 by Manzoori
Are You A Total Aviation Person - Or Not? posted Fri Oct 26 2001 11:12:24 by AndyEastMids
5 Photos Or Less.....where In The World Are You? posted Wed Aug 29 2001 06:14:51 by SJC-Alien
Right To Left Or Left To Right posted Wed Mar 28 2001 03:25:53 by Ukair
What Camera And Lenses Are You Currently Using? posted Mon Jul 10 2006 14:46:26 by AussieAviator
Are You In This Shot? posted Fri Apr 28 2006 02:30:24 by DC10Tim
Canon 20D/30D - Which AF-Point Are You Using? posted Tue Apr 25 2006 09:33:14 by RWY-16
What Airshows Are You Attending This Year? posted Wed Jan 18 2006 18:19:16 by Maiznblu_757