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I can't view anything in my LCD. Please help...

Hello, I need help with my camera. Last week, my brother borrowed my camera because they went to a swimming pool resort. After 3 days, he returned the camera. I just keep it in my locker, recharge the batteries because we will be going to the city and I might need to use it. When I was about to use my camera (I was embarassed at that time because the people in front of me were posing), I noticed, there's nothing to view in the lcd screen! I began to panic (because the camera is a package gift to me by my aunt, the total package cost was $250-including the batteries, charger, bag, etc... and worst, there's no Nikon repair here in Philippines). I tried to shot some pics and recorded a short video, but all are black! When I tried the other settings (macro), the screen began to lighten untill I can view the image. But when I turned off my camera again, it goes back to blank/black, not if I change some settings which is a bit annoying. Can anyone help me with this? By the way, I still don't know the cause of this, and my borther said that it was still working fine the last time they use it. I would be glad if anyone can figure this out.

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Re: I can't view anything in my LCD. Please help...

It sounds like the shutter in your camera is sticky. This does happen with most cameras. The only reliable solution is to replace the lens assembly. It sounds like the camera is not too old so it should be covered under Nikon's warranty. Otherwise, you can locate a shop through Fixya's find a shop service.

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