Having problems with your Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens ?
Nikon D60 use of Display to take pictures rather than view finder
\015 I cannot use the display to take a picture on my Nikon D60 like I can on basic point-and-shoot cameras. I have to use the view finder. Why is that?\015
The Nikon D60 does not have "live view" capability, so you'll need to use the viewfinder to frame you shots. If you need "live view" capability, consider purchasing the D80 or D90 instead with offer the feature...
The D60, like many SLR cameras assume you will use the viewfinder. The veiwfinder is really the way to use a good camera as it let you frame better, blocks the outside light that makes a LCD screen hard to use and means the camera is stabilized because you arms are closer to your body. BUT since we now have a generation of people used to using the LCD, who don't know how to use a veiwfinder, newer cameras are using so called "live view".
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Nikon D60 use of Display to take pictures rather than view finder
The Nikon D60 does not have "live view" capability, so you'll need to use the viewfinder to frame you shots. If you need "live view" capability, consider purchasing the D80 or D90 instead with offer the feature... ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens
I recently bought a Nikon D-40 and was wondering if there was a way to take pictures using the monitor rather than looking through the view finder. I have looked at the directions numerous times yet can't figure it out.
Nope. The LCD is only for viewing images in playback mode, and for setting the menu choices. Very few digital SLR's have what you are looking for, which is most commonly called "live view". Frankly, it isn't a very easy thing to use on any camera I'v ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Can't get a picture on the screen - just shows black. When we turn the camera on the LCD screen displays the function choices and menu options, but will not display any image. If we take a picture using the view finder and then check for the image, nothing is displayed. We just checked the memory card, and it doesn't even take a photo. All we got was black. Any suggestions?
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Lcd display not working on nikon d40. When we turn on the camera, and take off the lens cap, the lcd display is black. we can use the viewfinder to take a photo. We can view the image after taking the photo, but can not see the image prior to taking the picture.
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Nikon d60 does not allow me to view image whilst taking a picture
The D60 does not have a Live View capability. The monitor is used for shooting info, menus, and image reviews. It cannot be used to display the image while shooting. You must use the viewfinder for that, unless you connect the camera to a computer us ... Nikon Digital Cameras
How to take a picture using display instead of view finder
I don't believe there is. Nikon call it Live View in other models, but its not mentioned in the D40 user manual.....\015\012\015\012here's the full manual, if you'd like it.\015\012 ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
Camera won't show the image on the screen when taking the pictures. I have to use the small view finder to take photos. No image on the display until the photo is taken. How do you sqitch it back to the display set up ?
You don't. The D40 works as SLRs have worked for half a century. Only more recent dSLRs (Nikon started with the D3 and D300) have the LiveView capability that lets you handle your dSLR as a point&shoot. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
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My Nikon D60 monitor is dark...no image preview, however, playback for viewing pictures taken works fine. I use the viewfinder for taking pictures, but wonder if I've done something to turn off the monitor when the camera is turned on.
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I have a nikon d60. I use to be able to view the image in the window while taking pictures now I can not. I believe my setting are off can u assist me
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The Monitor on my Nikon D80 does not show any image when I try to take a picture - The viewfinder is ok and the camera takes a picture ok and displays it for about 4 seconds on the monitor after taking it. I can view the Menu's and can View existing pictures ok via the monitor. Is there a way to switch the monitor off or on, tried the menus but cant see anything obvious.
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