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Just bought the canon Rebel and can't seem to find the right screen to get the LCD screen to show what I am taking a picture of. I can look through the little viewfinder, but can't get it to show on the screen until after I review it after I take the picture.

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When i was looking at this camera at henry's (the XS) the man who was helping me told me to hold the SET button down.
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Unless you have the Digital Rebel XS or XSi, you are not going to be able to preview the shot on the LCD. This feature was not available on any digital SLR made before 2007. Compact cameras have always had this feature because they have a different optical architecture than SLRs. If you have the XS or XSi, check in the index of the user manual under "Live View shooting" for specific directions.

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