Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera ?

We have purchased an Olympus E500 and wondering if you can use the LCD screen to look through and take your pictures or do you only have the eye viewer.


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To do that, you would need a camera that has "live view"...yours does not.
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