Do you keep the grid on at all times on your LCD?

5 months 2 weeks ago #669105 by Jon East
I'm referring to the rule of 3rds grid, do you keep it on?


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5 months 2 weeks ago #669114 by Nikon Shooter
No, only when cropping… the 3rds grid is a guide and not a law.

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5 months 2 weeks ago #669248 by Shadowfixer1
Yes. No reason I know of not to keep it on. 

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5 months 2 weeks ago #669253 by garyrhook
Well, my camera doesn't have an LCD anything.

Assuming you mean the LED display, I don't have a 9x9 grid. In the viewfinder, it's sort of a 12x12 grid, and focus points. Yes, I leave it on, but I pay no attention to it when composing. I care about the focus point, and getting things more or less where I want them.


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5 months 2 weeks ago #669275 by Nikon Shooter
I was not sure if you meant prior or post SR.

Prior to SR, always when not working with a gimbal.

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5 months 2 weeks ago #669330 by Screamin Scott
Nope, it's turned off. Not needed...

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5 months 1 week ago #669467 by Luca
Hardly ever use it.  


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5 months 1 week ago #669837 by Paul Velasco
I never use it.  


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5 months 1 week ago #669901 by KCook
I use the simple cross-hair pattern, instead of the thirds grid. The cross-hair does not obstruct the composition very much, but does help me level the camera.

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5 months 1 week ago #670049 by Shadowfixer1
I replied earlier that I leave it on and can't see a reason to turn it off. It's one of the initial things I do when I set up a camera but to be completely honest, I probably wouldn't notice if it got turned off. I would have to go turn my camera on now to see if it's still on. I don't pay much attention to it but if it is on I will sometimes use it as a reference.

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5 months 1 week ago #670065 by Carter Gledhill
I'm a part time user you can say.  Rather I go through my phases with it.  It's on right now.  However just 2 weeks ago, it was off.  


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5 months 4 days ago #670450 by Chester Foster
Hardly ever use it.  Actually, I can't remember the last time I used it at all. 


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5 months 3 days ago #670559 by Frisco
True, same with me.  Only when I'm cropping and that's to insure I have a level horizon.  But this in computer, so no in the camera.  

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5 months 17 hours ago #670844 by Travis Brunson
Can't say I ever use it.  Seeing 3rds just happens kind of second nature.  


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4 months 4 weeks ago #670999 by Soccer Mom
No, not even sure where to turn it on.

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