Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?
How to take a picture using display instead of view finder
\015 Is there a way to view the image on the display when taking a picture instead of through the view finder? nicon D40\015
I don't believe there is. Nikon call it Live View in other models, but its not mentioned in the D40 user manual.....
\015\012here's the full manual, if you'd like it.
\015\012here's the full manual, if you'd like it.
Unfortunately you cannot use the LCD as a viewfinder. It is only for settings and picture review. If you need any further information click HERE if you need the manual. I hope this helps and good luck!
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