Skip to main content
5 votes

My D90's LCD screen shows a black screen and gives a dark image unless I use a flash

This is not a problem with the LCD screen. The images are under exposed. In easy terms, not enough light is hitting the sensor to 'take' the picture, so it's coming out black. When it's blurred, it'...
Crazy Dino's user avatar
  • 4,854
5 votes
Accepted

Why does my picture get cropped when viewing it on LCD screen?

It's on page 129 of the EOS Rebel T3i/600D Instruction Manual It appears your camera is currently set to 16:9. To do what you want, you need to set it to 3:2.
Michael C's user avatar
  • 175k
4 votes
Accepted

Are the LCD screens on Canon G9 and G9X the same?

No, they are not. The G9 X has a 3" LCD with 3:2 aspect-ratio while the G9 has a 3" LCD with 4:3 aspect-ratio. The G9 uses a 4:3 screen because that aspect-ratio matches its sensor. Both images and ...
Itai's user avatar
  • 103k
4 votes
Accepted

What Nikon DSLR has this colorful user interface on the rear LCD?

What is that camera? The camera you've pictured appears to be a Nikon D750. How many cameras these days have it especially Nikon D5300? Well, pretty much all digital SLR cameras have full color ...
Michael C's user avatar
  • 175k
3 votes

What Nikon DSLR has this colorful user interface on the rear LCD?

It's not the best photo I've ever taken, but this photo of the D5300 menu shows the previews of the six available options for its Info screen:
Peter Taylor's user avatar
  • 1,497
3 votes
Accepted

Why is my Nikon P900 showing hazy, white lines in the viewfinder?

This is Nikon P900's focus peaking feature, which is an aid for manual focus. This feature helps show where the camera is focusing by highlighting what it perceives as in-focus sharp edges in white. ...
mattdm's user avatar
  • 143k
3 votes

LCD screen of Canon showing black in auto mode

Whether an image is automatically displayed or not following capture can be turned on or off using the menu on all digital Canon EOS cameras. If you have selected a setting that displays the image, ...
Michael C's user avatar
  • 175k
3 votes

How to record the viewfinder while shooting?

I know this is an old question, but I just tried using an iPhone to record through my DSLR viewfinder and it seemed to work ok.
John Carney's user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

Nikon D7100 - faulty LCD or mainboard?

So I tried my luck and bought whole new LCD..and it WORKS. So mainboard is ok. Looks like it was a problem with moisture/water problem. It's at the bottom of the camera and maybe old seal around the ...
A.D.'s user avatar
  • 163
2 votes

Why isn't the LCD display on my Canon 750D flipping when I rotate it?

The Canon 750D I'm working on is in mint condition and less than two years old. There's no signs of abuse, no dents, no scratches. You can see in the middle of the picture a piece of black plastic. ...
Camera Repair's user avatar
2 votes

Why isn't the LCD display on my Canon 750D flipping when I rotate it?

This seems to be a camera fault. Most possibly a hardware problem of the position sensor. If the camera is still new, make a warranty claim. This is an obvious bug. Good luck.
ethcz's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes

What is the best way to take pictures of a document on an LCD screen?

The effect is called moire. You can easily avoid it by taking deliberately defocused photos. Start by framing a slightly bigger picture and holding your finger on the screen until AF/AE LOCK appears: ...
szulat's user avatar
  • 5,059
2 votes

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

In your comment you mention that the colors appears everytime where there is too much light. The manual on page 86 mentions an ...
Saaru Lindestøkke's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Photo of blue LCD display

Mount a strong yellow filter, the display will image as black and the letters light yellow. If you can find some yellow cellophane X-mass wrapping ribbon or candy wrapping, you can experiment. If you ...
Alan Marcus's user avatar
  • 39.3k
2 votes

Backlight component used by camera LCD displays

It is likely that LED backlighting will be used rather than CCFLs for a number of reasons. Firstly, CCFLs require a driver circuit which steps up the input voltage to around ~1000V and oscillates it ...
wilkgr's user avatar
  • 758
2 votes

White spot on camera LCD

The screen on the back of a digital camera is essentially a miniature computer screen. The artifact you are noticing is called a hot-pixel. They are common on screens and even though annoying they are ...
Itai's user avatar
  • 103k
2 votes

How can I find the width and height of pixels on a camera display?

This is basic algebra. Assuming that you are correct that the LCD has a 3:2 aspect ratio (this is often true of the sensors in DSLRs, but not necessarily the LCDs - check the specs in your user manual ...
twalberg's user avatar
  • 5,148
1 vote

Can a LCD projector imprint an image onto a light-sensitive paper?

Noritsu, a Japanese manufacturer of photo equipment designed and marketed mini-lab printers based on the LCD. Also, Electronic System Engineering (ESECO) marketed an enlarger based on an LCD display. ...
Alan Marcus's user avatar
  • 39.3k
1 vote

Shutter temporarily disables LCD screen

It's largely inherent in the nature of DSLRs in that they use a mechanical focal plane shutter, which closes and reopens before and after taking the shot. Your best bet, if you can find one, would be ...
dgatwood's user avatar
  • 2,255
1 vote
Accepted

How can I find the width and height of pixels on a camera display?

After some research I have found the following: The Canon User Manual does list aspect ratios for their displays (in the Appendix), so there is no need to assume anything there. On the website https:...
John Smith's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

Fit LCD to prism based viewfinder

Seems like an arduous project: The viewing screen of the SLR is ground glass. This is liken to etched glass (roughened surface). Its job is to provide a toothed translucent surface that captures the ...
Alan Marcus's user avatar
  • 39.3k
1 vote
Accepted

My Nikon D5300 LCD not turning up + Auto focus not working

The basic problem is your camera is broken. You have two basic solutions: Send it in for an assessment and repair estimate. If the repair estimate isn't more than the camera is worth consider ...
Michael C's user avatar
  • 175k
1 vote

Are the LCD screens on Canon G9 and G9X the same?

It seems to me, displays are different, but I still have no measurements to be sure G9 G9X
Storm's user avatar
  • 113
1 vote

Why is my Nikon P900 showing hazy, white lines in the viewfinder?

If it is not in the photos themselves then it is likely a scaling artifact. Your camera has a much higher resolution than the LCD screen on the back of it. The sensor produces 16 megapixel images. The ...
Michael C's user avatar
  • 175k
1 vote

Can you see a raw preview with digital cameras?

My question is how can you see from the digital screen of camera ,the preview of image in RAW format? The camera creates interprets the RAW data into a viewable image for display purposes, so you can ...
Caleb's user avatar
  • 31.7k
1 vote

How can I fix the dark corners on the rear LCD of my Nikon D7000?

Check your LCD brightness. LCD screens include a polarization filter and may cause issues like this if the display is not bright enough (or if you are using a secondary polarizer like sunglasses or a ...
Matthew Whited's user avatar
1 vote

How can I fix the dark corners on the rear LCD of my Nikon D7000?

Viewfinder "vignetting"/"tunnel view" My vote is that the type of screen on the back of the camera is the culprit causing the darker corners of the view. The size of the screen is large and the ...
Stan's user avatar
  • 5,521
1 vote

Why isn't the LCD display on my Canon 750D flipping when I rotate it?

I have the same problem, it is the motion sensor in the screen that has malfunctioned and the only way to repair this problem is to change the whole screen as the sensor it not sold on its own, I had ...
Steve's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote

Why do DSLR cameras still use monochrome LCD as their top displays?

One aspect that was not mentioned regarding display power consumption: You can also serve a segment based display with something to display using a much smaller, much slower, and much less power ...
rackandboneman's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible