Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

Camera screen blacked out in shooting mode

\015 I am having this same problem. The camera lens opens, but the screen is blacked out so I am not able to preview what I am trying to take a picture of. The problem is only in shooting mode though, I am still able to review a photo I have taken once I go into review mode. I don't know if the warranty would cover this because I previously had some water damage that didn't seem to affect the camera, but I'm sure evidence of water damage would be present, which I know automatically voids the warranty. However, I know for sure that this is not the cause of the problem since the water incident happened about five months prior to this new blackout screen situation, and the camera is used all the time.Does this sound like something that might be able to be fixed at a local camera repair place? Or are they most likely to tell me that I would have to replace the whole thing? This is the best little point and shoot camera that I have ever ever had, and I don't want to have to replace it :(Thank you!\015

Answers :

No, dont fret. It sounds like you just accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the screen on and off to save batteries. You would then just use the optical viewfinder. To turn it back on, just press the DISP button one more time.
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