Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD890 IS / IXUS 970 IS Digital Camera ?
LCD doesn't work when in photo mode. Can view pictures already taking, but the LCD does not work when trying to take pictures
Think that you might have accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD display on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To turn the screen back on, just press the DISP button one more time.
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