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LCD Display When taking a picture I am not seeing any display in the LCD.

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  • nick1234 Nov 06, 2007

    When taking a picture I am not seeing any display in the LCD camera is a vivitar

  • JasonFlash Dec 04, 2007

    Hi, I have the same problem with my Rebel shooting with or with out CF nor with the lens attached. Pls let me know a.s.a.p

  • Lindow Dec 19, 2007

    My canon rebel digital XT used to display image on LCD monitor BEFORE I took the picture but does not now. It does display images taken.



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I used to see the screen before taking a photo as well. Now it doesn't show anything. Whether this is 'normal' or not, I want to be able to see the screen again. This is a very expensive camera and I want to be able to have the functions I had when I first bought it, just a few months ago! I can still look at the photos after taking the picture but the screen is not working before. In the book, it shows the screen working before.

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If you mean you see no picture on the lcd monitor before you take the picture and see it only after you have taken it than this is normal with digital SLRs. But if you mean you see nothing on the lcd monitor after you have taken a picture ( no playback ) then either the shutter is not working , or the CMOS sensor is not working or the camera is not communicating with CF card.

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