Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

While taking a photo snap, don't see the picture on the screen. Screen is black. Can see the old picture on preview mode without any problem


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You should see all your pictures on preview mode. To turn on your screen, go to settings and change the screen to 'on' or the after-shot-preview time to anything else than '0' or 'off'.
Having the screen off gives you longer battery life though.
Sounds like you might have accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the screen on and off to save batterie (you would then use the optical viewfinder in its place). Press this button once to see if it corrects the problem.
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\015\012If the above didn't help, a stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
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\015\012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.
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