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Hi i bought a nikon d40 a week ago and i read the manual, but i can't see the image on the lcd screen while im taking it. i try everything and it doesn't seem to work, so if u got any ideas

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The D40 doesn't have a Live View capability. You have to use the viewfinder.

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You can view pictures in the folder when connected the camera at pc monitor? but cannot take pictures or movies... the LCD stays blank?
If this answer is yes, could be a problem with the CCD image sensor, if no, your LCD display go to bad and will need replacement.

Check this interesting article about bad CCDs.

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I don't believe there is. Nikon call it Live View in other models, but its not mentioned in the D40 user manual.....

here's the full manual, if you'd like it.
http://safemanuals.com/user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/NIKON/D40-_E

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How do i view pictures while i am taking them on the lcd screen


You can't. The D40 works as SLRs have worked for the last 50 years. It doesn't have a Live View mode, instead it shows you an image through the viewfinder.

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just press the down arrow on the navigation button after taking a picture . what happened is the viewing mode was accidentally set to automatically highlight the overexposed areas.

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NO LCD display when shooting with brand new D40 ><


Most DSLRs (like the Nikon D50) don't have live view. In other words, in order to see the picture you must take it first.

About the auto review off, go to menu, "pencil" submenu, and the option is there (scroll until you see it)

With respect, you should read the manual. It's very comprehensive and needed. :)

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The camera has a mirror lock up feature for cleaning the CCD sensor. You may have engaged it. Check your manual about this function

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Since the camera is an SLR, (single lens reflex), the CCD image sensor is behind the shutter until you take a picture. Sorry, but you cannot use the LCD to take pictures.

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