Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera ?

Nikon Coolpix 8800 - viewing photo when using viewfinder

\015 Can you tell me how to get my photos to display automatically on the LCD screen once I have taken the photo using the viewfinder. I am doing a photography course and it is very difficult to figure out if I have lighting etc correct without automatically viewing the photo. I don't want to have to keep pressing buttons etc if its at all possible.\015\012\015\012Thanks\015

Answers :

Hi there, thanks for coming to FixYa. My name is Rob and I can help you with that.
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\015\012Take a look at the back of your camera. Just above the display screen, you can see a button that has something that looks like this |O| The button has a horizontal oval inbetween two vertical lines. Press that button when the camera is on and you will see what the camera sees in the monitor. If you press it again, it will revert back to the electronic viewfinder. If it is set to monitor, then it will always show on the monitor until you hit the button to change it.
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\015\012That will solve your problem. I would appreciate a fixya rating. If you have anymore questions, or need more help, let me know in a comment.
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\015\012Rob
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