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I cannot see the image that I am about to shoot on the lcd screen

The screen is blank however you can see the menu codes only on the lcd monitor in the camera mode. The the replay mode I can see the previous photo that reside on the memmory card

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LCD Display is Black


the image in the LCD monitor will darken in strong sunlight or bright light. This is normal occurrrence in device CCDs and does not contitute a malfunction. This image will not be recoded when shooting still photos, but it will be recorded wihen shooting movies.Read you owner manual and adjust the MENU, according with your o. manual.Otherwise you must go the repair shop
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No preview image


Hi there:
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.

Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer.

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Brand new D3000 camera, but LCD Monitor stopped functioning -only get shooting info and other menu functions. Tried reset button but no good


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For a Nikon D3000 all you will see in "camera" mode are shooting information and menu functions. The D3000 does not have a Live View feature where you can view the "live" image via the LCD, only through the viewfinder.

In review mode, you will be able to preview the images you have already taken, however.

Mar 11, 2011 | Digital Cameras

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I have a blank screen so can not use it to take a picture


Are you able to see old pictures and menu?I mean when the camera is in non-shooting mode .If so then blank screen generally appears due to the problem in CCD which is the general technology used in imaging devices.
If it is blank all the time and there is no display then the problem is with your LCD screen .You should change that.Please get back to me in case you need any other clarification

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I have a new Canon T1i . I cannot figure out how to use the LCD screen to take a picture, like I would on a normal digital camera. I can preview w/ the LCD and see Menu options, but am unable to look at...


Set the shooting mode to a Creative Zone mode. Press the LiveView button (northwest of the round multiselector). The LiveView image will appear on the monitor.

For full details, see the "Live View Shooting" chapter in the manual.

Be careful shooting this way. Not only will the LCD consume more battery power this way, but holding the camera at arm's length will produce more camera motion than bracing it against your face.

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Canon EOS 450D Can only get the Shooting Setting Screen no image


In picture taking mode, press the "set" button for "live view".

Feb 27, 2010 | Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera

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I just got my new Nikon D80 but cannot get the LCD screen to light up. Where do I find the setting or the LCD screen to have it on while shooting pictures?


The D80 does not use the LCD screen to take images. The screen is only used to review images and use the menu system to check or change camera settings. When shooting, you need to use the viewfinder above the screen.

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The Monitor screen doesn't work when I want to take a photo, I can only see picture through eye piece.


If your screen works in playback mode, the screen and flexible circuit boards are intact. To shoot an image using the LCD screen you must first activate the "live view" function in the setup menu, and then press the live view (Lv) button to view your image on the LCD.

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Can not get dates to show up on photos


You can embed the date on image data when (Postcard) is selected. The date will be printed on your images even if it has not been set at the computer or printer.

* Ensure that the camera's date/time is set beforehand.
* Set the camera to a shooting mode (except (Stitch Assist) or Movie).
* Press the <DISPLAY> button so that icons show on the LCD screen.


1. Check that appears on the LCD monitor.
- If it does not, click here to view the procedure for changing the resolution.

2. Press the <MENU> button.

3. Select (Date Stamp) in the [ Rec.] menu using the or buttons.



4. Select [Off], [Date] or [Date & Time] using or .



5. Press the <MENU> button to exit the menu.

6. Shoot the image.
- The Date or Date & Time will be embedded into the actual image.

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LCD monitor does not light up, and consequently, does not display any image (as some other digital cameras do) during the aiming and focusing processes - sort of prescanning the image - before the shutter...


to my knowledge digital slrs aren't supposed to show you the image on the screen before you shoot because the battery would get used up too quickly this is what the viewfinder is for and the lcd is purely there to tell you info on what the settings are and to view your pics after shooting, I have the 400d and its the same for that.Hope this helps

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