Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Nikon D40X, no picture on lcd when trying to take a photograph, o.k. when picture is taken.

\015 I have just purchased a Nikon D40X and after setting up the camera and taking a couple of test pics I find that on using the camera again I get information on the lcd and cannot get a picture. I am a complete novice can anyone help, many thanks.\015

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Conorp, not on a D40. This camera does not have the "Live View" capability.
Sorry, i mean while taking the photo. i mean is there a way of taking the photo by looking at the screen rather than through the viewfinder.
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