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Russell A.
Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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I was just gifted a Canon EOS rebel XS. No case, or manual.

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I was just gifted a Canon EOS rebel XS. No case, or manual. The LCD does not display what the lens sees and I can only see anything in the LCD after a photo was taken. There is something called Live View, but I have tried unsuccessfully to find where to turn the function on. Can you help me out?
Tnx, Brent
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How long do I have to wait for a reply?
Expert:  Russell A. replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

The instructions for shooting using the LCD screen start on page 96 and is called "Live View Shooting" . Please keep in mind, it does not work in the BASIC ZONE modes including all of the automatic and scene modes. It only shows up as available when the mode dial is set to a Creative zone mode. (See the attached photo)

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