GripFun Director Viewfinder
viewfinder or director's finder is a Viewfinder used by film
directors to see the scene as seen by the camera lens. In
appearance it is like a monocular telescope that usually hangs
around the neck.
While modern film
cameras are relatively light weight, earlier models were quite
heavy and moving them required some effort. The director's finder
allows the directors to be more productive as they can plan where
to place the camera and which lens to select for the camera without
the need to move the larger film camera.
allow different focal lengths and film sizes. In some models also
the aspect ratio is selectable. Some viewfinders allow the mounting
of cinema lenses.