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Questions tagged [lcd]

The LCD is the display on a digital camera. Some monitors and TVs are also considered LCDs. LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display.

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What causes the rainbow colours on part of my LCD screen?

I have a Canon Powershot SX540. When I am taking pictures my LCD screen displays some rainbow colors. Can anyone help fix this?
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How can I find the width and height of pixels on a camera display?

I am trying to determine the width and height of the LCD on the camera. I will use the Canon EOS-1DX Mark II as an example. The display is written as 1,620,000 pixels. This is not intuitive to me as ...
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Hole on Canon EOS M10 LCD screen?

I own a Canon EOS M10 and a friend of mine borrowed and I just have it back today. At first I thought I could trust her, but when I have it back turns out the LCD screen is far more scratched than ...
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Shutter temporarily disables LCD screen

I have a Canon EOS 650D. It's a decent camera, but when using the live view, the shutter release triggers a blank LCD screen. I assume it's designed that way to hide the mechanism in action. Anyway ...
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Why does my picture get cropped when viewing it on LCD screen?

I have a canon T3i, and when I look through the viewfinder and take a picture, the picture comes out fine. However, if I try to take a picture through the LCD screen, the screen shows two blue lines ...
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Fit LCD to prism based viewfinder

This is a potentially a pointless endeavour, but I'm looking into trying to assemble a mirrorless camera using a CCD sensor mounted to the back of an M42 lens using a series of converters. Primarily, ...
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My Nikon D5300 LCD not turning up + Auto focus not working

I am facing a strange issue with my Nikon D5300. Today morning when I switched on my camera, 1. it's screen went black (no display) 2. i could hear a motor sound as if its trying to focus and upon ...
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Are the LCD screens on Canon G9 and G9X the same?

I want to install screen protector on my G9X. Problem is that I want it sooner, but (suddenly) there are no suitable options in nearby shops. Optimal by price & delivery time deal for remote order ...
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Why is my Nikon P900 showing hazy, white lines in the viewfinder?

I am getting hazy lines on the shiny areas of the image, only when I am using manual zoom focus on my p900. It is not present on the picture itself, but shows up on the viewfinder and the screen. Any ...
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My D90's LCD screen shows a black screen and gives a dark image unless I use a flash

The LCD screen is dark when I shoot, even when I am not in a dark environment. Sometimes it's also blurry. The pictures come out fine when I use flash. Is there a problem with my screen?
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Nikon d3000 lcd black corners [duplicate]

I have recently acquired a used Nikon D3000 and I've noticed its lcd has dark corners. Seems to have a spotlight in the center of the lcd though it's not affecting the actual image when opened in ...
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Can you see a raw preview with digital cameras?

I read that for RAW images to be usable, they must be post-processed using a program like Photoshop or Lightroom. If you shoot raw, can you preview the image on the LCD of your camera? Is it turned ...
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LCD screen of Canon showing black in auto mode

I accidently left the cap of the lens on the camera when I turned it on, however for some reason the LCD screen was just black when I finally took the cap off. When I go to photo preview the photos ...
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How can I fix the dark corners on the rear LCD of my Nikon D7000?

I have a Nikon D7000. The rear LCD is showing some dark shadows. All four corners have this dark shadow but the shadows on upper and lower corners on the right side of the LCD is bigger. At first I ...
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Why isn't the LCD display on my Canon 750D flipping when I rotate it?

I'm kind of new to this so sorry if this is kind of a basic question. I have a Canon EOS 750D which has been working just fine. However today when I was going to shoot when I flip the screen around ...
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Why do DSLR cameras still use monochrome LCD as their top displays?

It's 2015 now. Why do DSLR cameras still use monochrome LCD as their top displays? A raster graphics display screen would be more useful and could display more different information.
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Why does my Canon Rebel's LCD viewer show a reduced view with small boxes showing colour saturation on the side?

I have a Canon Rebel camera and recently the following problem has occurred: When it is in autofocus and I take a picture, it shows a photo of what I have taken on the left side in a box and then on ...
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How to get Lightroom to render JPEG photos the same as on the 60D LCD?

I really like the way my photos appear on my Canon 60D LCD screen. However, when I import them into my computer using EOS Utility 2 and then into Lightroom 3, they are not the same. For example, the ...
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Sony Cybershot LCD screen replacement, inverted colors

I bought a new LCD screen to replace the damaged one on my Sony Cybershot WX70 camera. After installing the screen and switching the camera back on, the colors on the display appear inverted. Black/...
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How to judge the difference between the real photo and what you see in LCD? [duplicate]

I'm interested in night sky photography. I most of the time travel for taking photos. But I got a terrible problem. At dark nights I have to decrease the LCD's brightness to not bother my eyes. When I ...
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Canon t3 screen issue

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T3. In auto mode it will take photos and the LCD is fine. But in other modes like P, Tv, Av or Manual, half or more of the screen is black. If I click the photo button again ...
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The LCD is blank with my 500mm/F8 Nikon mirror lens on my Nikon D200 when I shoot

When I use my Nikon 500 MM mirror lense I do not get a view of my subject through the LCD, I have to use the viewfinder. I would prefer to see the image via the LCD on my D200 before I take the photo
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Weird look when taking picture of a screen [duplicate]

So here's my issue. I take quite a few pictures of my screen with my phone (Nexus 5). And I'm on an iMac. So here's what it looks like when I take a picture of my screen. As you can see there's a ...
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LCD on Canon Rebel T2i stopped working after tethering to Mac

After plugging my camera in to my MacBook Pro and using it successfully in live mode, an error message popped up on my computer saying "USB device is draining too much power. USB device has been ...
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What is the price for a new LCD screen in a Canon 550D ?

I had an accident, I broke my LCD screen and I have no idea about the price of a new one.
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Difference between what I see on LCD and final image

I have a Canon 650D with 50mm budget lens. When I take photos they end up looking different than when I preview them on the LCD display. Usually they are darker and there is less bokeh. Is this ...
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How to troubleshoot LCD problem in a Canon Powershot G12?

I have a two year old Canon Power Shot G12. A couple of days ago, out of nowhere, the flip LCD screen turned on misaligned, with the bottom half-inch of the image or so clipped and on the top of the ...
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Should I buy an electronic viewfinder?

... as opposed to using the LCD? This is with reference to a NEX-5R. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Does the EVF help me hold the camera steadier? Does it help me compose better ...
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Dead D7000 rear LCD?

So, Ive been shooting a Nikon D7000 for 2 years to the day (i received mine from B&H on october 28th 2011). last friday, i was taking a few shots of my friends son, and wanted to record a short ...
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Why does the iso and time exposure change in auto iso mode when i use the optical beside the lcd in my canon t3i?

Im having problems when im using the auto iso mode in my canon rebel t3i whith the optical viewfinder but not when i use the lcd monitor. whe i use the optical viewfinder the exposition and iso change ...
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Where can I get Olympus C-8080 Replacement Parts?

I've had my trusty Olympus C-8080 for some time now, and its still a great camera. But it has been "archived" and is no longer in productions as far as the camera or the parts go. I am no photography ...
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How to record the viewfinder while shooting?

I'd like to make an instructional video clip of how I shoot weddings. I want to be able to record what I see in the viewfinder while shooting, so that I can use that footage in the instructional ...
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Are you supposed to turn off the LCD screen when using the optical viewfinder to shoot pictures?

If you use the optical viewfinder in a DSLR (Nikon D5100) camera, are you supposed to turn off the LCD screen (flip it in closed position)?
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How do I preview the look of my frame before taking the shot, on the LCD of my D5100 after altering the settings?

I just bought a Nikon d5100 and everything seems to be working pretty fine. Except for the fact that I am unable to preview the shot I'm willing to take. When I turn my LCD it shows me what the camera ...
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Canon t1i DSLR LCD screen discoloration

I have a new Canont T1i DSLR camera that is about 6 months old. I have not use it for 2 months. Today when I take it out. I turned on the camera. The LCD screen is showing a lot of discolorations. ...
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Can I calibrate the D7000 LCD brightness to better match my monitor?

There has been an issue I have been having some time now with my D7000. I shoot images with it, with any lens. When I review it in the camera's LCD, it's just right. However, when I view it in my mac ...
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Why does my Fujifilm FinePix S1800 have far greater shutter lag in EVF mode than in LCD mode?

The shutter lag on my Fujifilm FinePix S1800 is much longer in EVF mode (just under half a second) than in LCD mode (about 0.15 seconds). What would explain this anomaly?
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Are the color and brightness of a camera's LCD accurate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don’t you need to calibrate a camera’s LCD screen? I guess $100 cameras have cheap LCDs. What about more expensive "creative compacts" (like Coolpix P6000, Canon G11, etc.?...
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How to best view test shots on camera LCD in bright, outdoor photo shoot

A couple weeks ago I did a basic outdoor photo shoot for a family. It was mid day, and the sun was out. I took test shots initially and when viewing the shots on my DSLR's LCD screen they appeared to ...
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Are the dimensions of the top panel LCD screen on a Canon 50D same as the 7D or 5DM2?

I'm trying to buy a LCD top panel screen protector for my 50D and I could only find protectors for the top LCD screen for the 5D Mark 2 and 7D. So will they fit the LCD top LCD on my 50D? Is it the ...
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What are the major differences that differentiates LCD with an LED display?

I have quite read about the LCD's and LED's and I have jumped into conclusion that LED is far better than LCD. Am I wrong in my assumption? If I am wrong then please let me know the benefits of LCD ...
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Which laptop has the best display for photographic processing?

I'm planing to get myself a new laptop for processing my shots in Lightroom. I shoot in RAW and then process all my images in LR. I'm looking for a laptop, 15.6 inch with the best LCD. So far I've ...
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What to look for on a DSLR's LCD?

I think the main features of a reflex's LCD are: size resolution (pixels/dots) vari-angle or not So how important is each one of them? Which one is the most important? What number of pixels is ...
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What LCD protector should I get for a Nikon D5100?

Just bought my wife the D5100 as a gift and I was looking for recommendations for a LCD screen protector. The articulating screen was part of the reason I got the camera, but it obviously limits the ...
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How to check for sharpness in small LCD screens?

I have recently bought Macro lens(Tamron 90mm) and been experimenting with it, My camera is Canon EOS 1000D and it has only 2.5" LCD screen. Immediately after taking the picture, How can one check ...
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What would be the best technique to create a 2.39:1 ratio mark on the display of my camera?

I have a Canon 60D camera which display I need to mark a ratio of 2.39:1 on. Basically, I need this to know the safe area of video when recording. I thought about taping those two lines over on the ...
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Are screen protectors necessary on cameras with “flippable” screens (like the Canon 60D)?

I suppose that photographers mainly use screen protectors for keeping screens free from scratches because of bags and other things. I wonder whether screen protectors are still needed on Canon 60D ...
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How does adjusting the brightness on my LCD screen affect the photo?

On my DSLR, there is a setting to adjust the LCD screen's brightness level. If I were to turn this setting up (make the LCD brighter), does this affect the quality of the picture? I would assume that ...
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Are there advantages to using a viewfinder for focusing instead of using a camera's rear LCD screen?

Are there any particular advantages to using the viewfinder for focusing instead of the LCD?
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How to turn off the LCD while taking long-exposure photos?

I'm using a Canon SX210 IS with CHDK. I know that capturing long exposition photos is a "battery draining" process, but it could be better. Why should the LCD's backlight be on while taking the photo? ...