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Hi, I have an Olympus e500 SLR but cannot get an image on the viewfinder when taking pix. By pressing info button it moves between info scvreens and then onto a blank screen.

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  • denis_osulli Jan 05, 2009

    Hi, thanks for the hint but it did not help. I double checked and made sure I had allocated preview to the one-touch button but no preview picture appears.



    Thanks for the suggestion anyway.

  • changsun Mar 31, 2009

    My E-500 can not get the image when I try to shot. the focus and shot feels good but no image got.

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Click on the Live View Icon (right-hand side under IS button). That should help.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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