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Camera will take pictures but they are all black.

Hi, I have a Canon IXUS 40 and I have to say its been beat up a bit. First of all, I broke the LCD without even knowing I did it until one day I pulled it out of my pocket and saw the screen broke. My main concern is that it got water in it because i was canoeing with it in a ziplock bag and the bag had a pin hole in it. I dried it off and everything. Currently, it takes pictures, beeps, and flashes but every picture is black on the memory card. Any suggestions?

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Your CCD is damaged, OR your aperture is stuck closed in your lens. Turn on the camera, have the lens extended and look into it, do you see a small circle at the bottom that looks like an opening? If not your aperture is stuck and you need a new lens. If its open, your CCD is bad and needs to be replaced.

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