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LCD screen

I've had my 3000z for about a week now and I just love everything about it EXCEPT the lcd viewer screen. I took the camera out today which is the first day that the sun is out this week and it's bright outside. So bright that I cannot see anything on the LCD viewer. I can't use any of the menu's because they are on the LCD screen which I can't see! I have adjusted the brightness of the LCD screen and placed newly charged batteries in the camera, but still cannot make out which modes the camera is in, or change anything because the LCD programming information is not viewable. I tried to shield the LCD screen but that did'nt work either. I called Epson support, but they said it's an inherent problem with a LCD view screen. Makes me wonder what Sony camera owners do in the light of day? Does anyone know of any aftermarket shield for this LCD screen?

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Re: LCD screen

I tried a hood from the HOODMAN and it was better than nothing but the best solution comes from http:\www.photosolve.com. They have a very reasonably priced metal hood that attaches with velcro. In addition it gives 2X magnification which is great for focusing macros, etc. I use mine with the Eagle Eye 5X lens and I get some really sharp shots because I can focus accurately. Try it. You'll like it.

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