My LCD screen is not working. It doesn't display pictures, or configuration menu. This is my second D50 that has that problem. I returned my 1st one, but can't return this second one. I never drop it. Always keep it in a camera bag. Fully charged, I treat it like a baby. Not sure why this keeps happening. Can anyone help me out with this?
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This is completely normal. The monitor is used for setting menu items, displaying shooting info, and reviewing images. Like SLR have functioned for over fifty years, you take pictures by composing and framing through the viewfinder. Only the most recent dSLRs have the Live View capability which allows you to use the monitor like a point&shoot camera.
hi.. This screen shows areas of the photo that are overexposed slightly. It flashes them to help you. You get to this screen by pressing the up or down arrows when displaying the pictures you have taken.
To change it just press the up arrow when the camera is showing the screen until you get a display without flashing.
Once you have done this the display will be steady. If you get any other screen in future you may have accidently pressed the arrow again. Just cycle thru the displays to get back to steady.
your camera must have been damaged due to the intense heat that the
fire incedent that you've mentioned. i suggest that you have it checked
by a competent technician to determine if there other damages that
occurred inside the unit. look for the nearest nikon service near you.
NatD, The D50 and indeed most SLR digital cameras [ I have a D40 ] does not allow you to take pictures using the LCD display ... this is by design, you are meant to use the viewfinder and the image you see through it is straight through the lens via a mirror block [ called a reflex pentamirror or prism ]. When the mirror is down such that you can see the image in the viewfinder it is obscuring the sensor [ the bit that takes the picture ] and when you take a shot the mirror lifts and the picture is recorded. Its this reason that DSLR's dont use the LCD to shoot, however there are a few now available that do let you do this, such as olympus, new panasonic one and higher end Nikon and Canon cameras. Hope this explains it without getting too detailed!
Hi, the only thing I can see in the manual is on page 52 (below). You can scroll through the information provided using the up & down arrow keys on the multi-selector button.
Scrolling though to the basic file info should give a clearer view. Perhaps if you select this option the next time you view it will default to it? I don't have the camera to try!
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