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How do i get the image that i see through the viewfinder,onto the lcd screen instead on my nikon d40
Typrice is correct,the D40 does not have live view.Sadly its one of the shortfalls of the budget dslr..
Sounds like you're looking for a feature called "live view". I don't believe the D40 has that feature.
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How do i get the image that i see through the viewfinder,onto the lcd screen instead on my nikon d40
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My Nikon D40 LCD Screen doesn't show a live view when on, but it does show menu options, photos taken, etc. Do you have any thoughts on how to see a live pic, instead of taking pics only with view finder?
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Hi i bought a nikon d40 a week ago and i read the manual, but i can't see the image on the lcd screen while im taking it. i try everything and it doesn't seem to work, so if u got any ideas
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