Having problems with your Nikon D3100 Digital Camera ?

The monitor display is black, I want to view the shot I am taking with the monitor not the viewfinder.

\015 When I turn the camera on the info display comes on the monitor, when I press the shutter 1/2 way the monitor turns black. It used to show the image of the shot I was taking, now I have to use the viewfinder to see what I am taking a photo of...I want to hold the camera away from my face.\015

Answers :

Rotate the Live View switch located just above the circular multiselector.

Full details are in the "Live View" section of the manual (beginning on page 37 in my copy).
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