Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Cant see what I'm taking a picture of - Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera


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Is nothing visible through the viewfinder?

If you want to use the screen on the back of the camera instead, follow the instructions in Chapter 5 "Live View" of the instruction manual. If you need a manual, you may download a copy from here.
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