Question about Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Do we have option to take pics through LCD in Nikon D40X?

I have a nikon D 40X bought one year back. I saw somebody asking question that he is not able to take pictures using LCD screen in his D40x. I really dont know about this feature.

Do we have a option to take pics through LCD screen on my NikonD40X. If yes how do I use that feature?

Gurus' I am a starter and have zero knowledge of DSLR, but love photography. Trying to learn things. Please answer.

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  • prashantgy Apr 14, 2009

    Hey Steve - Guru,

    Thanks for the right info. I had this doubt since somebody wrote about it on this forum. Now I am clear that my Nikon D40x does not have the option. Beside, as you rightly said its better to use eye-level finder.

    Thanks

    Prashant


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Hi. No you can't shoot by viewing the LCD, only by using the eye-level viewfinder. Some SLR cameras have "live-view", which lets you use either the eye-level finder or the LCD. It really isn't a very good method of shooting with an SLR, as you first have to lock the mirror up, compose your shot, then drop the mirror back down. Using the eye-level finder also blocks out the bright light that makes the LCD difficult to use in sunlight. Hope this helps answer your question.

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