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No picture will not take any picture and no picture on the lcd monitor it said i have x amount of pictures but nothing is on the camera its like the lens is not opening

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Re: no picture

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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Dirty marks on samsung pictures not the view finder ES73

You need to realize that the screen has 1 million pixels max, while the camera sensor has 12 million pixels. On the LCD you can barely tell whether something is in focus, right?

So if there is dirt or a smudge on the lens, or inside the camera on the sensor itself, you'll be much more likely to see it when you look at the final picture on the monitor.

Clean lens with a microfibre cleaning cloth (similar to eyeglasses or monitor glass) and see if that helped. Cleaning the sensor is probably a job for a camera repair shop. Good luck!

Jan 07, 2014 | Samsung Digital Cameras

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Nikon d40 monitor is black when camera is on

Does the menu show when you press the MENU button? Can you see your pictures when you press the Playback button (right-pointing triangle)? If so, then there's nothing to fix.
The D40 works as SLRs have worked for half a century. There's a viewfinder which allows you to frame and compose your picture. The LCD monitor is for menus, camera settings, and picture review. LiveView, which allows you to use the monitor for shooting, is a recent development, which Nikon introduced into their cameras with the D3 and D300, both introduced years after the D40.

Dec 05, 2011 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Apparently takes pictures ... but black out the screen .... if you turn on and everything but can not see anything ... Sorry about my English

I see nothing on the monitor screen when I want to capture a picture. The screen monitor remaind black but I can capture new pictures. when I press the play button, I can't see the picture. When I retreive the picture from the camera to a computer, I realize the picture is black and I can't distinguish anything.
But when I introduce the good picture from my computer to the Digital Camera, from the Sceen Monitor, I can visualize only the good picture I introduce in mysefl.
The flash is working properly, the on/Off button is ok, the lens appear to be normal.
My Digital Camera is Casio EX-S880 EXILIM

Jan 29, 2010 | Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera

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LCD Monitor

You are plainly unaware of the potentials and hang ups of owning a SLR camera
A SLR camera such as this does not offer a monitor preview like most other cameras.
This is because the viewfinder[via a mirror] uses the lens to view the scene.

There are some Olympus models that allow it via an electronic trick and many other makes that appear to be SLR are in fact not and utilize a small LCD screen in the eyepiece.
But a true SLR cannot do this.

Google for a review of this item or look it up at

Feb 02, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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Camera does not react

I quote: "A couple of days ago after using it when trying to see the pictures on the camera the LCD did not show anything. The lens reacted and even take pictures but nothing was visible on the LCD screen."

That means that there was a problem either with a LCD display or with ribbon cable.

Now:"I tried charging the battery and removing it from the camera, now the camera only does a bit sound when switching on but nothing else, the lens does not even come out."

That means that the ribbon cable had probably shorted, now the camera may be furtherly damaged.

The camera must be disassembled to access the LCD and fix the problem.
The repair must be done by an experienced technician, as to access the LCD you need to remove both covers.

Jan 07, 2009 | Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 Digital Camera

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Monitor does not stay on

The LCD monitor screen at the back of the camera does not display a live picture like many point-n-shoot digitals. It only displays after the pic is taken. Use the LCD on the top cover to check your settings. Please leave feedback if this helps.

Aug 02, 2008 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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Dark monitor

Since the D40X is an SLR, (single lens reflex), it is not possible to use the LCD monitor to frame your pictures before they are taken.

To view what your images look like after you have taken them, you need to use the 'monitor/play' button marked with a rectangular box

Jan 31, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Canon 400D

This is a Single Lens Reflex Camera
As such it is not possible to take a photo via the LCD.
The image comes into the camera and to the viewfinder via a mirror.
When pushing the button to take the picture - the mirror lifts to allow the image to go to the CCD.
There is no way to change this with this model

Dec 07, 2007 | Digital Cameras

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Lens opens when turned on but nothing appears in the lcd cannot take pictures

I had that problem and found that plugging it in to my pc and downloading the photos ticking remove photos from camera worked
I think it is because I filled the memory card.
plus the camera charges while attached to pc.

I hope this helps

Jan 22, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare Z650 Digital Camera

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Since the viewfinder sees the subject different than the picture taking lens, we recommend using the LCD monitor screen for taking macro pictures. The image previewed on the LCD monitor will be the exact image that is taken.

Aug 31, 2005 | Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera

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