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A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, sometimes with lines, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help. Pay particular attention to Fix #5A.
Look for DISP or DISPLAY button in the lower-right corner of the back of your camera. Press this once while the camera is turned on. The DISPLAY button manually turns the screen on and off. This is to save battery power for extended use. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place.
Many cameras have an option to turn off the display to save battery power. Hopefully it is just turned off and not damaged. Try to turn your display on. A local camera store or www.canonusa.com can offer more help.
There usually is a button on the camera which will affect the LCD operation. On these Canons usually it is marked with a small monitor icon or it has "Disp" next to the button. This is on the surface of the camera and not in the menu. It will also be in the menu, but since you cannot see the lcd display, then I assume you have to try to use the buttons on the camera.
If you can't take new pictures (they are totally black) but you can see old pictures, then either the lens aperture is stuck closed or your CCD is bad. Either means that you need to replace the lens of the camera.
You can look online for a defective camera and make one good one out of the two, but it's difficult to find one with a good lens!
Don't bother going to a store or 'service center' though you can if you would like to verify what I'm about to say. They won't know anything about camera repair, and will want to charge you $150 or more for the repair if they say they will do it. If they do take on the repair, all they will do is send it to Canon which you can do yourself for about $150.
There are AFFORDABLE digital camera repair businesses online, I know, because I own one! We can replace your lens for about $75.
Check what the actual pictures look like when they are downloaded to PC or to print. The problem may only be on the screen. It may be very expensive to replace the screen, but you might be able to live with it?