Ok I just posted that I had the same problem and I just figured it out by trial and error. What I did was press the playback button. press OK it will take you to the edit picture menu and the first choice is D-lighting. It should be highlighted Yellow. press Ok and then the screen will come up with 2 of your picture with different lighting. choose which ever one you want then press OK. The image will save and then the camera info should go away. I have NO idea why this worked but it did and I hope this works for you!!
Hi, I just used "Solution #2" by grace 130, and then I pushed the "down directional key" which brought up the histogram. Try pushing the up/down directional buttons to make that information go away while you are view a picture.
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Re: camera settings appear on viewfinder screen
This is by design.
An excerpt from the manual on page 22 says "Shooting information is also displayed after the shutter-release button is released when On is selected for Auto Shooting info (pg 83) and immediately after the camera is turned on.To hide the shooting information, press the (Info) button again. The display format depends on the option selected for "Info display format" in the setup menu (pg 81)
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I am not sure what is the problem. You say no"picture"..is the screen totally black? Even when you try to preview photos in your camera memory? If so there is a problem with the hardware, LCD screen battery, or some other part.
If you mean you only see numbers and photo setting information on the LCD, that is normal for this Rebel models. The picture only appears in the viewfinder. It does not have a "live view' function to switch the image from the viewfinder to the LCD while you are shooting, as later model have. I have such a model and it is very disappointing.
There is no picture or a black screen appears in the viewfinder or LCD when attempting to record.
this procedure to troubleshoot if there is no picture or a black screen
appears in the viewfinder or LCD when attempting to record.
each of these steps represents a possible solution to this issue, check
the viewfinder or LCD status after completing each step.
may be necessary to refer to the operating instructions provided with
the camcorder for information on how to perform a task on your specific
Ensure the lens cap on the front of the camcorder has been removed.
Ensure a fully-charged battery is inserted in the camcorder.
Ensure the STANDBY/LOCK switch is set to the STANDBY position.
Turn on the camcorder and set it to the CAMERA mode.
Look to see if an image can be seen in the viewfinder or LCD.
Some camcorders have both a viewfinder and LCD. To conserve power, the
viewfinder and LCD will not display at the same time. To use the
viewfinder, the LCD must be closed.
Some digital SLR camera have a mirror lock and others have a viewfinder shutter
In each case this will be a knob in the region of the viewfinder that turns.
Check that this model has it and it has not be inadvertently turned.
Then come back
Like all point and shoot cameras, PhotoPC's viewfinder is not 100 percent accurate and will slightly magnify the subject. The actual picture will always appear to have been taken further away than what the user views through the viewfinder.