Questions tagged [live-view]

The function of digital cameras that shows a live view from the imaging sensor on an LCD display.

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how could I duplicate my Nikon D5300 live view on both my PC and camera itself?

I have been looking for finding a way to cast my camera's live view on my computer while I can watch the live view on the camera itself simultaneously. I could not find any solution like using ...
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How to reduce noise shown in LiveView when photographing in the dark?

At night, when I want to take photos, I usually use LiveView to focus instead of the optical viewfinder. So I set my camera on a tripod, go to LiveView and use manual focusing to get the focus. But ...
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Canon 550d viewfinder exposure information issue after firmware update

I recently updated the firmware on my T2i and when I am metering a room either through the viewfinder or my LCD screen the ISO and exposure information will only stay onscreen for 2 seconds. If I'm ...
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Nikon autofocus refocuses when using live view

I haven't used live view much, but need to use to for a self service "photo booth" for an event, where I am using the HDMI output so that guests are able to see the composition of the shot and pose. ...
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Why does the D3100 mirror flip in live view?

Reading around everywhere, some people say the D3100 flips the mirror down and up before opening the shutter again when using live-view, and other people says it doesn't (which would be preferable as ...
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Is tethering possible with the Nikon Coolpix P520?

1. Summary I can't find, is it possible PC live view for Nikon Coolpix P520. 2. Details I try to scan books, use this device. It would be nice to have feature, that user can to see on PC monitor, ...
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Differences between DSLR and DSLT?

I already have a Sony SLT camera but I still want to understand the differences between a DSLR and DSLT. It's hard for me to compare because I don't have or ever owned a DSLR so the behaviour is very ...
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How to deal with live-view only and flash in dark environments?

I just wanted to take a photo in a dark environment with my EOS M5 (which does not have an optical view finder) and a wireless (no TTL) flash attached. Since I plan to let the flash make everything ...
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Is it normal that a 40D produces a continuous noise in Live View mode?

So I just found out how to turn on the Live View mode on my Canon EOS 40D (turns out there's a setting for it, big surprise) and I was pretty surprised to notice that while the camera is in the Live ...
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Does live view increases the number of shutter actuations?

Does live view increases the number of shutter actuations? I heard this before and I just see it now here, but that doesn't sound right, does it? I mean in live view the shutter should remain open all ...
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Canon Live View: How to capture the exact image displayed on the screen?

When enabling the flash (by deploying the built-in, pop-up flash; or by using the hot shoe with an external flash device) the apparent brightness of the image displayed on the LCD monitor (LiveView) ...
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Why is AF slow in Live View on DSLRs?

Why is AF so slow in Live View on SLRs ? On compacts, the AF works very smoothly and quickly.
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Why is my Canon 70D's liveview autofocus much worse than the viewfinder's?

First of all I came across these questions already: My viewfinder won't autofocus but live view focuses well Canon 600D Autofocus not working when using view finder but working in live-view Why is my ...
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Disable Liveview timeout

In some situations I want to use the Liveview display of my Canon EOS 1100D (USA: Rebel T3, Japan: Kiss X50) and not the viewfinder. But the display switches automatically to viewfinder after some ...
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Is the effect of a fisheye lens visible in an optical viewfinder or Live View?

I live in an area without a camera shop nearby, so I can't see for myself. On a DSLR, is the effect of a fisheye lens visible in the optical viewfinder or do I need a fisheye viewfinder for that? Is ...
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How do I get the live view on my D7200 to show the results of settings changes?

So I'm new to the Nikon D7200, and I was able to find and fix this issue on another earlier version in the movie settings, but I am unable to figure it out on the D7200. I use live view a lot to ...
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Handicapped shooter needs remote view finder display

I have a physical disability which prevents me from holding my Nikon D-5300 up to my eye so I am forced to use live view but there are many issues with live view. What I am looking for is something ...
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Are there any free Windows programs to get a live view for a Nikon D700 in tethered capture mode?

Are there any free Windows programs to get a live view for a Nikon D700 in tethered capture mode? I'm trying to hook it up to my computer monitor for some studio shooting.
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Why is my Nikon D5100's screen flickering while auto focusing under a streetlight in live view?

Tonight when I took a photo, I found that a horizontal line going upwards in live view while auto focusing. What would cause this?
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Long distance (20+ m) control options of Canon 7D Mark II with live view

I am hobby wildlife photographer and I would like to control my Canon 7D Mark II with 50 mm lens from long (at least 20 meters) distance with live view and all focusing functions. A device from which ...
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Purposeful lag between camera to hdtv with hdmi [closed]

Is there a way I can purposefully increase the time between when my camera (Sony HDR-PJ10) sees something and when my tv displays it using HDMI?
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Canon 60D live view on screen while connected to tv?

Is it possible to see live view on a Canon 60D while recording, and at the same time get connected to the tv with the AV cable? Because the tv is in the other ROom, so i need to se whats happening ...
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Nikon D5200 - Dark band occurring on right half of liveview and in videos

OK, here's my story. One day, I noticed that the liveview of my D5200 started to exhibit a darker band/ stripe when exposing in low-light environment. Literally the right half of the screen appears ...
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How to disable Fujifilm X-M1 screen?

The X-M1 does not come with a EVF (electronic view finder). In the interest of saving a lot of battery power I am hoping to use an external viewfinder as an alternative to the absent EVF. This is only ...
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Is there a way to use phase detection AF with live view on a Canon EOS camera?

On any of the EOS xx(x)D model that has the live view function, can the camera make focus using the AF collimators (instead of using contrast detection), as it's possible on the old Nikon D300 ? If ...
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Why can't I change my Nikon D3200 aperture in Live View? [duplicate]

I removed the lens to show to the shutter release. While putting the lens back on I didn't place it correctly on the first attempt. Also, when I removed the lens, the camera was on and possibly in ...
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Why does the LCD show only black in Live View in manual mode on T3i, until I half-press the shutter?

I am trying to use my T3i in M mode and also use live mode. I don't seem to get an image on the LCD screen unless I press the shutter button 1/2. As soon as I take the picture the LCD screen goes ...
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How can I find an affordable D-SLR camera with live view and rotating display?

I am looking to buy a D-SLR camera with a rotating display. The display that I'm referring to is the live view display on the back of the camera, which a few of the D-SLR cameras have and it is ...
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Connect S7000 to an external monitor for real-time view

When I connect my Nikon S7000 to a TV using an HDMI cable, I can view the pictures previously taken (playback mode). However, I cannot have the view from the camera played to the TV in real time. It ...
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Live view from my laptop

I am an intermediate photographer and I want to shoot some models in a cityscape. I want to frame my shots on my laptop and then shoot the image. How can I do this. Do I need any specific software? ...
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Camera displaying “subject is too dark” message when live view turned off

Last night I was shooting indoor(and dim light) with D3200 and 18-55mm kit lens on. It was set to 18mm, f/3.5 and ISO at 6400, I was able to get pretty nice shots when the live view was on but as soon ...
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How bad is the EVF/LCD lag on the Sony A37?

While searching for info about Sony SLT-A37 shutter lag (good results btw), I also read this question: Disadvantages of electronic viewfinders. There Itai said in a comment about the lag between ...
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Why does recorded footage and photos get framed wider when you use Live View in the Canon 1300D?

I have been reading the review of the Canon EOS 1300D by The Digital Picture and I came across this As with the T5, the T6 image details in the color block comparisons are very slightly smaller ...
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How do I display a histogram in live view on a Nikon D7500?

I just bought the Nikon D7500. I can't find the histogram. How do I get the histogram on my screen? I would like to view it on the live view?
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Canon 70D turns off after 30 minutes in live view

Good day! My 70D turns off after 30 minutes in live view and I can't do anything about it. I turned off Auto Power Off feature, but it still does it. Any other tips, please? Thanks!
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Why isn't live view on my D3200 matching the exposure I've set manually?

I have a Nikon D3200 and it was working perfectly in manual mode. I used the live view mode and it previously showed the scene in the way that picture was supposed to be taken. I accidentally reset ...
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What is the purpose of Quick Mode focusing in live view?

What is the purpose of Quick Mode (found on some Canon DSLRs) focusing in live view? To me it seems like a bad blend between live view and viewfinder mode that really doesn't cut it. Of course it's a ...
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Why is Live View overexposed on my Nikon D5600?

I am pretty sure live view was working normally. But for a few days, I realized if I switch to Live View mode, then the images shown in the Live View are so bright that I can't even see the subject (...
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Canon 70D Live View stops after some time

I'm trying to set my Canon 70D up in a way where the live view stays active, but I can 't seem to get it right, even with ML installed. I've already set the power settings to never auto turn off, ...
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My viewfinder won't autofocus but live view focuses well

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T5 camera and I've been running into an issue lately that I do not know how to solve. The autofocus while using viewfinder does not work at all; I could not even take a photo....
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Using Nikon D5300 Live View with a Amscope microscope lens

I have read that Live View on Nikon cameras doesn't work with certain lens but searching through the user manual there is no mention of this. Our research lab is trying to use Live View with Nikon ...
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AI Servo does not support Live View mode for Canon 1DX Mk ii

I've been doing some experiments with my AI Servo Autofocus system in my 1DX Mk ii. Basically, the experiments were intended to help me understand some of the rather confusing jargon used to describe ...
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Nikon D500 bracketing wrong exposure preview and histogram

I have a problem with my Nikon D500 (firmware 1.13) I have set up my bracketing to start with underexposed image. I shoot in manual mode. So I turn live view on and set up exposure for first ...
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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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How to set up live view finder on Canon PowerShot SX240HS connected to TV screen

I have a Canon PowerShot SX240HS connected to a TV screen via an Ex-Pro Premium replacement for Canon HTC-100 cable (HDMI to Mini HDMI). I can playback images and video I have already taken on the TV ...
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How can I get the flash to work in liveview mode on my Canon 70D? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 70D with a Canon Speedlite 580EX II. This may be a duplicate question, but I can't find the answer. I can't get the flash to go off in live view mode, either the external flash or the ...
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Apertures required to enable autofocus on Rebel T6s/T6i in Live View?

The question "What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?" is very useful. However, would the new Canon Hybrid CMOS AF III ...
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What are the differences between live mode and quick mode on my Canon 550D?

I am interested in knowing what the difference between the two features is. I don't shoot much using live view since I prefer looking through the viewfinder, but I would be grateful if someone helps ...
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Why are OVF and Liveview focus dots in different locations in my Nikon D800?

I put my camera (D800) on a tripod to check for any focusing issues ,and if I switch from OVF to Liveview the focus dot is in a different location.I tried two different lenses and they both give the ...
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What can I do if my T4i becomes unresponsive while in live-view?

Recently I got a Canon Rebel T4i camera. Yesterday, when I was happily trying out different features, I got it locked such that no button was responsive anymore, that include the on/off button. I wasn'...