What does viewfinder mean?

Definitions for viewfinderˈvyuˌfaɪn dər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word viewfinder.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. finder, viewfinder, view finder(noun)

    optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest


  1. viewfinder(Noun)

    A device on a camera that shows what will appear in the field of view of the lens; it helps the user target a subject, zoom and focus the image


  1. Viewfinder

    In photography, a viewfinder is what the photographer looks through to compose, and in many cases to focus, the picture. Most viewfinders are separate, and suffer parallax, while the single-lens reflex camera lets the viewfinder use the main optical system. Viewfinders are used in many cameras of different types: still and movie, film, analog and digital. A zoom camera usually zooms its finder in sync with its lens, one exception being rangefinder cameras.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewfinder in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewfinder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hudson Henry:

    You do not want to be looking through the viewfinder at the sun with your eye, it is only going to magnify it into your eye.

  2. Jack Leigh:

    “You look through the viewfinder and know that it is your responsibility and your art and your passion to look at everything in that frame as part of a whole that you need to shape. There’s nothing in that frame which should go unnoticed. Then that’s what it means to be thinking and seeing as a photographer.”

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