Term - Pentaprism
|Pentaprism||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 27th November 2014
An optical device, usually fitted on 35mm cameras, which makes it possible to view the image while focusing. A mirror device laterally reverses the image so that the scene is viewed through the camera upright and the right way round.
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