Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens ?

I just got my new Nikon D80 but cannot get the LCD screen to light up. Where do I find the setting or the LCD screen to have it on while shooting pictures?

Answers :

The D80 does not use the LCD screen to take images. The screen is only used to review images and use the menu system to check or change camera settings. When shooting, you need to use the viewfinder above the screen.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I just got my new Nikon D80 but cannot get the LCD screen to light up. Where do I find the setting or the LCD screen to have it on while shooting pictures?

The D80 does not use the LCD screen to take images. The screen is only used to review images and use the menu system to check or change camera settings. When shooting, you need to use the viewfinder above the screen. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Dark LCD I have an A70, about a year old. The problem is the LCD screen is very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture with the viewfinder the picture is exactly what the LCD screen looks like. This happened as we were using the camera. I also cannot view any of the pictures in the camera. I no the display is not completly out because it works to access the menu screen. It wasn't droped or anything. I can't find any setting to change

I have a sony cybershot dsc w730 , since a year. The problem is that over 2-3 months the LCD screen has become very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture, the picture is exactly what the ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

Hi!! I inherited a Konica Dynax Maxxum 5D it takes great pictures, but I can't figure out how to get the LCD monitor to show the picture I am taking...it is on a blue screen with functions and settings, but I can't find where in those settings to change it back to seeing the view by looking at the screen, I always have to look through the view finder to shoot a pic. Hope you can help, Thanks a lot, Cath

To see the picture you want to take on the screen, your camera needs to have a feature called "live view". I'm not sure if your camera has that feature. It's a relatively new feature on more expensive cameras. Check your owner's manual. ... Konica Minolta Dynax 5D / Maxxum 5D Digital Camera

Blank LCD screen on shooting mode, but does show settings. Will not take pictures. Replaying mode works, shows pictures taken before screen went blank. New batteries. What is going on??? Is it fixable? I bought the Canon PowerShot A570 IS. I don't know if it is me or the camera but my LCD screen doesn't stay on. I can take a phote, the photo will then display on the LCD for 2 seconds BUT then the LCD goes blank, all i can see are the menu options. If I take a pic while LCD is blank my pic's

The Display button manually turns the LCD display on or off to save batteries. If you accidentally had turned the LCD off, It should only take one press of the button to turn it back on and leave it that way. As such, it's not you but the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

Continuous shooting I'm new to this so bare with me. I just got my Nikon D60 and I want to shoot pictures in continuous mode. I set it on manual, go into the menu and change it to continuous. I rotate the dial so it changes the shutter speed but when I take pictures it's just a black screen. As a matter of fact any time I try to take a picture in M it's just black. I'm hoping that there is just a setting I need to change and there's not something wrong with my camera. Thanks.

Hey man. Im not sure how new you are but basically i think your problem is you need to decrease the shutter speed to around 1/200-1/250 of a second and increase the apeture to around f10/12 and see if that works. If your operating at a high shutter s ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

The camera is 2 years old, when turning on the power it goes to the date set,you can change the year, then it slides over to the month, but seems froze up, then the camera resets itself, if you skip the date set up, it shows a view on the lcd, but can't take a picture, and the camera resets again. My son borrowed it and took pictures snorkeling, so it may have gotten wet, but the lcd screen is not distorted as it was a year ago when I got water in it.

... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

My pictures and the lcd screen come out blurry and pink, with horizontal lines across I have a Sony CyberShot DSC-T1 Digital Camera with 5 megapixels and 3x optical zoom I got in 2004. When I take pictures using flash, the light or white colored objects and people turn out pink on the LCD screen. The image isn't distorted and there aren't any lines or blurry images. Things just turn pink... Very frustrating!

Hi,\015\012Camera symptoms shows bad CCD Imager in camera and this part needs to be replaced.\015\012Sony has announced free of cost repair scheme for such problem in DSC-T1 models. Please click ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

I have just bought the Kodak M381 camera and when I set the date and time and click ok, the time is set but does not display on the LCD screen at any point, so when I review my pictures there is no way of knowing when I took them. You can date the pictures retrospectively but that takes time and will be incredibly tedious and you soon forget. In the manual it says to select the date time stamp but I am unable to find it in my set up menu and I'm beginning to think this camera does not have this

I had the same problem. I think the camera does not have this feature, to bad it was a nice camera ... Digital Cameras

I bought the camera in the UK but I have since moved to Portugal and have only now had a chance to get the new camera out. This, I know, is my fault. But, nevertheless, I can't get it to work - the LCD monitor remains black when shooting whatever I do. It will take pictures via the optical viewfinder okay but I cannot get the screen to show. It works to display the settings etc but not for taking pictures so that when I press the display button it alternates between the photo settings (which

Canon models oddly do not support images on the LCD in every picture mode. Since the LCD works for settings, my guess is its in the wrong mode for the live view and its is not an issue with the camera's LCD.\015\012\015\012Here is a link to the ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera

Help No image in the viewfinder or on the lcd screen when in shooting mode. Have amber light rather than green. In playback mode images appear on lcd screen. Was working fine the last time I used it and have changed the batteries to newly charged. Have also reset to default settings.

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

Water damage I dropped my camera in a small puddle of water. When I try to take pictures in the light, I get a white picture on the LCD screen. However, when I try taking pictures indoors or in dark places, the pictures work. Please advise how I can fix this problem. I have a Canon Ixus 25. Whilst in a bag,a water bottle burst and the camera got wet. On returning home I removed the battery and memory card and left it to dry in the soft sun. I then found some silica gel sacs and placed one in th

Let me suggest you don't leave a high tech piece of equipment in a bag with a water bottle (even if it isn't open). ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

Black pictures I used my Rebel XTI last night, no problem. Downloaded the pictures, no problem. Went to shoot outside this evening....black on the LCD screen, but I could backspace and see the pics I took last night that I had not deleted. The picture counter came up fine on the black photos. Have you havd any luck with finding what what wrong>

Check your settings - could be if very black night, and you set it to 100 iso film speed, and maybe you are on say 1/1000 of sec at maybe f16, then that's ok. You would maybe need an explosion in an oil refinery to capture much. However, ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Grainy Pictures I have had my olympus stylus 710 for about 6 months and have been noticing more and more grainy pictures once developed. They are usually when taken indoors. It doesn't look grainy on the LCD screen but when they are developed it is very grainy. This even happens when the flash is used. Any suggestions? Is there a setting I can change for higher quality pictures? I have a gig memory so I don't care if I am going to be using a lot of space. Got 7.1 megapixels and want to use

It could be a problem with CCD, and that can just be replaced in a service centre. ... Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera

Grainy Pictures I received this camera as a Christmas gift, this past Christmas, and I have not been able to get a decent photo from it yet. The indoor photos are very grainy with a bubble sometimes in the photo. Outdoor photos are too light and also grainy, especially when the zoom is used. I have tried adjusting the image quality and the ISO setting but neither of these adjustments have improved the quality of the pictures. The printed pictures look worse than the images on the LCD screen. I c

This camera with the ISO set to 100 ASA, the electronic zoom turned off, and with the mode on Automatic "A", should take very good pictures. \015\012\015\012I would give the camera to the manufacture for service, and include some samples ... Olympus Stylus 820 Digital Camera

When in shooting mode the LCD screen has colored horizontal lines scrolling through it and only shows red and amber lights for shooting. When you depress the shutter key it records either black or the colored lines. I can play back the pictures that are on the memory chip.

Hi sjackson,we can have your issue resolved in no time, just let us know what is the model number of your camera as well as the brand.still the best way to resolve this issue is by resetting the camera to factory default, this ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a sony digital camera CYBER SHOT model Dsc -P92.When i switch POWER ON the green light comes. The lens moves out a bit but retracts back.The LCD screen does not come on.The green light switches off.I am not able to shoot pictures?

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\ ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P92 Digital Camera


As aseletroniqu stated, this sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camer ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Vertical Lines I just got my new camera (Canon Powershot A1100IS), and took some pictures in a strong light. The sharp images came out no problem. I saw some vertical lines that appeared on the LCD screen with the bright light outside in the sun. What do they mean? Are they malfunction? Are they normal? Thank you and let me know, please! Mikey

They are normal. ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

LCD Display I haven't used my canon for a while - I've just turned it on and though the LCD display works to show pictures I've taken and the settings screen - I can't see anything in it when I take a picture (it's just black) when I press the Disp button it just switches from a black screen to the settings screen - please tell me what I can do so that I can see the image in the LCD before I take the picure. Thanks for your help

As far as I am aware, the 400D doesn't have a live preview mode.What you are describing is perfectly normal and is how 99% of digital SLR cameras behave.Are you sure it used to do this?Matt ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

I have recently been on vacation. I checked photos on the LCD screen after a days shooting. All was well. I have now downloaded the pictures to my computer. Photos from the first several days are missing and perhaps others too, scattered through the remaining days. When I try to review the pictures again on the LCD screen I can see the pictures I was able to download but also many blank screens with "incompatible JPEG". What does this mean and is there a way to retrieve my missing pictures fro

Is your means that: you can't see some of your picture from your camera screen?\015\012I have met this problem before, this is because you have do some a action for your image when your see it on your PC, such as flip...\015\012The camera can't read ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera

Help! my camera has always been fabulous but tonight when i was trying to take pictures they show on the LCD screen with horizontal lines through them. I tried different locations in different light with different subjects and they all turned out the same. I don't know what to do and I really need the camera for tomorrow. HELP! I'm afraid I may have turned on some setting by accident because I just used it yesterday and it worked fine.

HiIt sounds like you have a defective CCD sorry to say, there's nothing you can do to fix the problem without replacing the CCD.You can try resetting everything via the setup menu, but I do not believe that will help. ... Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera

Focus problems Hello, I just got the new A95 after enjoying the A80 for a few months. I'm experiencing two major problems, occurring especially when shooting in low-light conditions: a. The image displayed on the LCD screen is very dark, while in the A80 it would automatically become lighter after pressing half way. b. The auto focus won't work lower indicator blinks yellow). I have experienced these problems so intensely with my A80. What might be the problem?

There are settings in the menu to turn on the AIAF did you buy it used? maybe the settings need to be reset. If you have the manual there is a sequence you have to do to reset the camera to default settings.\015\012\015\012One thing to note this may ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera


Use the "incandescent" lighting setting. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 Digital Camera

Image quality Hi. When I'm taking photos and set my exposure manually on my Canon 20D, the image looks right exposed on my LCD screen, but when I download all the photos on my PC, all the photos are VERY DARK. This takes lots of time for me to edit it and then after I've got the right brightness on my PC I discovered that the image quality is VERY BAD!!! There is lots of noise on the image. Can someone help me to find a solution to correct the exposure on my camera, so that I can save time on my

Hello there,\015\012\015\012If you are correctly metering the exposure of your photos, and you suspect it may be the camera, try resetting the camera to its default settings using the menu. Clearing all the custom functions as well can sometime ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera

My 6 year old cannon powerShot70 won't take pictures, when power up the view in the LCd is black with hazy streaks, shutter clicks and "picture" shows up in view mode the same as LCD screen view. Camera turns on and I can view prev pictures but cannot shot new ones. iused camera outside for about 45 minutes at 2 degrees celius, got great pics but when i tried it one day later got black LCD. HELP!

This is hardware problem you need to bring your camera for service you can this link:http://www.advancecamera.com/repair/\015\012 ... Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4457 seconds