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I have a Nikon D40X and When I review my pictures and screen comes on over my photo review that says info about the camera. How can I get that off?

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When that information is overlayed on the playback screen, press the up or down arrow on the navigation dial until it disappears. There are a couple of different screens full of information you might see before it is completely gone.

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Picture does not appear on the monitor, I must look through the view finder to see what I,m pointing at to photograph


The D40x operates as SLRs have operated for half a century, offering you an optical viewfinder with which to frame and compose your picture. The LCD is for menus, shooting information, and reviewing.

Nikon introduced the live view feature, which allows you to hold your camera so it wobbles at arms' length, with the D3 and D300, released half a year after the D40x.

While almost all current DSLRs have this capability, it was not so common five years ago when the D40x was introduced.

Oct 04, 2012 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Why the screen on my Nikon Dx40 doesnt go on- so you cant see wha yo are pictring - so I should see only through the little lense.


The D40x works as SLRs have worked for half a century. You have to compose the picture through the viewfinder. The LCD screen is for menus, settings, and reviewing pictures after they've been taken. The LiveView capability allowing you to compose on the screen is a relatively new development, which Nikon introduced into their cameras with the D3 and D300, introduced years after the D40x.

Sorry if that wasn't the answer you wanted to see, but that's the way the D40x works.

Apr 12, 2011 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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I have a Nikon D40X. When I take a picture there is a yellow graph on my review screen. It will disapear when I zoom in. How do I turn this off?


You're seeing a histogram. You can press up/down on the multiselector to cycle through the different views.

Sep 14, 2010 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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I WANT THE TIME AND DATE DISPLAYED ON EACH PHOTO


If you simply want to see the date and time on the screen, press up/down while reviewing your pictures until you get the view you want.

If you want the date and time printed on the pictures, that needs to be done in whatever program you use to print. For example, Nikon ViewNX has a "Print Photo Information" check box in its Print dialog.

The camera is not going to damage your pictures by imprinting date and time on any portion of the image. It will record that information (and a lot more), but its priority is on getting the image data.

Jan 29, 2010 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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I took pictures from my nikon d40x but all photos are displayed black in lcd. Would you know how to fix this error?


If your LCD screen works normally as a viewfinder and lets you review photos then your shutter is likely stuck in the closed position. If the display is black in all modes your LCD display is bad. Unfortunately, there is no safe DIY fix for either problem. The camera will require professional repair.

Nov 15, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Cannot take pictures thru lcd screen on d40x DSLR


The D40x is not capable of Liveview - i.e. looking at the LCD to take a picture. You are mistaken.
If you want Liveview, you need to buy the D3 or D300 cameras. The D40x is an entry-level camera.

Apr 04, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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LCD Screen


to turn this setting off just press the down arrow button when reviewing your photos. you will scroll through a number of ways to view tho photo including histogram, and one of the settings is just the picture.

Mar 05, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Nikon D40X, no picture on lcd when trying to take a photograph, o.k. when picture is taken.


conorp, not on a D40. This camera does not have the "Live View" capability.

Feb 28, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Nikon d40x LCD screen stopped working


Have you tried the 'Menu' button? If you've turned off 'Review' in the settings menu, the screen doesn't show anything after you take a picture. If the screen doesn't come on when you push the 'Menu' button with a charged battery installed, your camera will need to be repaired.

Dec 25, 2007 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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