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Canon eos digital canon rebel xti - LCD won't work when shooting

I just received the above camera. The LCD will not show the image I am shooting but does display the photo taken. Hitting the "disp" button switches to a dark LCD when shooting. What could be wrong?

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Most DSLR cameras (like your Canon) don't have a live view - in other words, you can't "see" the image before you capture it. You must use the viewfinder.

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