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Questions tagged [rear-lcd]

The rear LCD is the LCD display at the back of most modern DSLRs and compact cameras used to alter settings, review taken pictures and perform live-view photography.

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Why does my rear LCD display change its orientation upside down automatically and continuously?

Recently, after 4 years of trouble free service, my Nikon D5100 LCD screen has developed a snag. Info display changes its orientation upside down continuously as a flicker. However in playback mode, ...
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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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My 5D III's LCD does not darken when using viewfinder and it stopped providing information, too

I own an EOS 5D Mark III with firmware 1.3.5. Lately, something went wrong with my settings and I cannot find the solution. First problem: The LCD screen does not turn off when I look through the ...
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Why does my Canon dSLR screen go black after taking two photos?

I have a Canon EOS 1300D/T6. The screen keeps going black after I take two photos. To fix it, I have to take the battery out and put it back in. The battery is fully charged. How do I fix this please?
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What are these diagonal flickering black stripes on my Panasonic G7's LCD?

Why are there flickering black diagonal lines on my LCD display when I am taking a photo, but my actual photo is fine when I looked at it on my MacBook? Examples on the right side of the LCD screen ...
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How do I keep the rear LCD on longer on a Nikon D200?

The LCD on the back of my Nikon D200 has a fairly short screensaver timeout that turns it off if I am not doing anything. This is fine, but sometimes I want to look at something carefully for a while. ...
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Canon G12 LCD screen does not completely fill out with an image

I have a Canon G12 which takes great pictures. I went to take a picture the other day and the LCD screen did not completely fill out with an image. If I look through the view finder I see more than on ...
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How can I best determine if an image is in focus when reviewing on my DSLR's LCD screen?

I currently use a Nikon D200, admittedly an old camera. With that camera, if I want to check image quality, I use the magnify function and the thumb wheel. This allows me to zoom in on the image to a ...
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Why does my Canon Powershot SX400 screen stay white after I turn it on?

After I turn on my Canon Powershot SX400 camera, the screen stays white and nothing I do changes that. What could be the problem and solution?
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What is the 'N' icon on rear LCD of a Nikon D7500?

I have recently received my D7500 (upgrading from an original D70!) and I am perplexed by one icon on the rear screen that I can't seem to locate information about. It is at the left side at the top ...
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Can my Canon EOS1300D be set to turn off the LCD display when I use the viewfinder?

I am new to Photography using DSLR. I recently bought a Canon EOS 1300D and I was checking it. I have seen some cameras that their LCD display goes off once you bring your eye close to the viewfinder. ...
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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 set a timeout on the Sony A6300's LCD screen?

Is there a way to have the Sony A6300 turn off its LCD screen after a certain number of minutes? For example to turn off the LCD screen after 3 minutes of inactivity. This is to save some power as I ...
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Why do images look sharp on my camera's LCD, but not tack sharp on my laptop?

I am using a Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 Art lens on a Nikon D7100. On appropriate settings, I see sharp images after pressing the zoom button once, but not before doing that. When I review them on a laptop, ...
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How to get rid of a Griffin LCD guard I've attached to my camera and no longer want?

Immediately after purchasing D5300 last year, I put a hard LCD cover (manufactured by GRIFFIN) on top of the read LCD screen to protect it from scratches. Sounds good though, it started creating ...
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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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How can I make it easier to see the LCD of my Nikon camera in bright sunlight?

How can I make the viewed image (in sunlight) on my Nikon Camera LCD brighter?
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How do I properly reattach the Nikon D5100's internal display cable?

I have recently repaired my d5100, and on putting the back on I was not happy with the way that the 40 pin connector for the display went back, (it didn't feel right). I now have no display but, ...
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Can I make the Fujiflm X-T10's rear LCD stay off except when using the menu?

The Fujifilm X-T10 has several different viewfinder modes. I'm coming from a mid-range DSLR and am used to using the top LCD for at-a-glance info and the rear LCD only for menu setup. I want something ...
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Why is nothing appearing on my NEX 5n LCD screen? [closed]

Nothing appears on my NEX 5N LCD screen. Camera can be turned on and pictures taken using the view finder, but LCD screen is blank.
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Are these black lines on Canon S100 an LCD fault or something else?

My favourite compact has started to show a black area in the LCD. It is not always in the same place, but so far is only in the lower part of the display. The black area does not extend to the edges ...
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Is it possible to see images on screen when shooting in continuous mode on a Nikon d5300?

When I take photos in continuous mode (low mode) with my Nikon d5300, I see nothing on the screen while taking the photos, I only see the last taken photo when I stop shooting. Is it possible to ...
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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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How do I tell if an image is exposed correctly when I can't trust the LCD? [duplicate]

I used exposure compensation when I take my shots and adjust it whenever it needs adjustments. Most of the time I shoot using Manual mode. My problem is, when I'm out on a sunny day I can't judge ...
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How should I handle the poor quality of my camera's rear LCD screen?

I recently bought a D3200 after owning a D90 and seeing how my friends D3100 functions. The D3200 is a very nice, cheap camera but I was surprised by the very poor quality of the pictures in the ...
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Can I repair a Nikon D90 LCD screen that has moisture in it?

My camera was in damp weather and now the screen has lines on it when you try to review pictures or use the menu on the rear LCD screen. Can this be repaired?
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Why does my D5100 rear display turn off automatically after about 10 seconds?

When I use the screen as a viewfinder, it works fine. But when I use it to show the settings, it turns off after around 10 sec. I've to press the info button to turn it back on. Is there some setting ...
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What is the benefit of a vari-angle LCD monitor on a camera? [duplicate]

Nikon D5100 (which I am thinking to buy) has a vari-angle LCD monitor. What benefit does it add? Can you take your own self-portrait snaps like this? Is it practical or is it a non-cashable worth-...
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Why does the picture on my camera's rear LCD screen look fine right when I take the shutter, but then change?

I have a point and shoot camera that has a very nice zoom, and has the usual image stabilization etc. When I press the button to take a picture at, say, a concert (low light, moving people, pretty ...
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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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Is introduction of touch screen in DSLRs a boon? [closed]

With Canon introduced EOS 650d with touch screen, does it have an useful effect on photographers?Will this storm drive other manufacturers too or will it fade away just with this?Also is there any ...
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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 do I keep the Quick Control screen from constantly appearing on my Canon 60D's LCD monitor?

The following just happened today: When I turn on my Canon 60D, the Quick Control screen is shown on the LCD monitor, for the length of the auto power off time. Then power turns off. Similarly, ...
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Is it normal for the LCD screen of D3100 to sometimes show moving horizontal lines?

Yesterday I noticed horizontal upwards moving lines on the LCD screen on the D3100 when I was using live view. It doesn't happen always, is this normal?
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Why do images turn black after previewing them?

My Nikon D7000 is now 6 months old, all has been well until a few weeks ago, one of two things seem to happen all the time. I take a few shoots and all is OK, then, randomly, I shoot a few more, go to ...
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What are the pros and cons of an articulated display?

In my opinion an articulated display (one that rotates to allow viewing at different angles) is a big advantage for a modern camera. But I see that most professional and/or more expensive cameras do ...
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How to more easily view the rear LCD?

I was at work today and went for lunch, there was a professional photographer in kitchen using the following set up Canon 5d tripod Canon tilt shift lens (not sure on the specifics) The ...
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How do I turn the rear LCD monitor on my Nikon D90 back on?

My Nikon D90 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 ...
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How can I make playback zoom start in small steps rather than going to 1:1 with Magic Lantern?

I just got a brand spanking new Canon 60D with the Magic Lantern custom firmware, and I love it except for one thing: when you are looking at the images you have taken, and you press the zoom button, ...
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What do I do with a cracked screen?

I just cracked the screen on my out-of-warranty Canon EOS T2i. It just happened to fall right onto a corner of the foot of a table. The glass cover for the screen is smashed, but the LCD is still ...
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How to protect my camera's rear lcd?

I searched a bit and found two main types of protections: plastic and glass. Plastic is a lot cheaper but a lot of people complain about bubbles, dust, and low adherence. The glass ones seem to be ...
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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 can I better see my LCD to check a picture in bright sunlight?

Maybe a stupid question for some, but here we go. I just recently return from sea side holidays. One of the problems that I had was checking photos "on spot" when most of the time it was sunny, with ...
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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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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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Is there a way to force the Nikon D40's rear LCD panel to stay off?

Is there an off/disable control anywhere? I realize that the INFO button toggles it off, but it comes right back on as soon as you tap the shutter, and that it a problem in low light situations where ...