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Dark block appears on some pictures in lcd display

Today i noticed a black block appears in the lcd display when i take pictures. it appears in the top and sometimes only covers a small part of the display but sometimes covers most of the image. I have reset my camera, removed and replaced the lenes, formatted my memory cards... It doesn't appear in all my pictures, just most of them and seems to be worse when i take pictures of something with a lot of light. It is not the same as a highlight (which flashes to indicate a point of too much light) it just looks like something's covering the lens horizontally... Can you help please?

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  • eturk5 Oct 12, 2008

    I am having a similar problem with my D50. When I take photos, especially at a zoom, there is a dark shadow on the bottom of the picture. It doesn't happen all the time. It seems to happen only in low light situations, outdoor or indoor. It's ruining a lot of good pictures. I reset my camera to factory settings, reformatted my memory cards and it hasn't helped. Any ideas?

    Erika

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The problem you are experiencing is due to the shutter being stuck closed. Normally the shutter is kept open while you compose the image, and then when you push the button it closes and the CCD records what it was seeing at that moment. When the shutter is stuck the image is blocked from reaching the CCD at all times so you can see nothing. Unfortunately the shutter is a tiny delicate component buried deep within the lens assembly and is not accessible without complete disassembly. I would suggest finding a repair center to ship the camera to, or replacing the camera. I would definitely not _gently_ tap the camera on a hard surface to possibly dislodge a slightly stuck shutter blade. This could easily cause further damage to the camera. However, you are not me. ;) David Millier Advance Camera Repair

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With the power off, hold the camera in your palm and smack the front of the camera on your leg or arm. You might have to smack it a few time to get it to work. It has to do with the camera CDD lense (shuttle) being stuck. By smacking it around, it will free up the lense. Being extra gentle with it though. It worked for me. Hope this help.

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