Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

How to take pictures from screen instead of eyepiece

\015 I have misplaced manual and wish to know how to take pictures from the screen rather than looking through the eye-piece.\015

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You may download the manual and more from here. The Live View instructions are in chapter 5 beginning on page 95.
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