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No picture in the image screen

Hello.   My Nikon D50 seems to be working fine (it's taking pictures); but I can't preview the pictures in the monitor.   It will play the pictures back after I take them, but you used to be able to see them prior to taking the shot.  I have read the manual as I suspect that I have turned something off, but can not find a solution.   Thanks for any help you can offer.

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I suspect that you're looking for a "live view", like in the point & shoot cameras. Most DSLRs (like the Nikon D50) don't have live view. In other words, in order to see the picture you must take it first.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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