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Will not take picture

Nikon d70 camera 6.1 when i press the shutter no picture will be taken, plus the shutter will lock, will not release, when you look the viewfinder the viewfinder will be dark, if you press the shutter second time, the view finder will be clear , you can see through, then you will see err( error) inside the camera and on the outside view on top of thew camera, but no picture will be taken try any mode the same thing happens. When you take the memory card out, press the shutter, the shutter will not lock and look at the view finder you will see through,i did take the less out, when the memory card was in the camera , no picture will be taken, you just see error, i did look at the glass, when i press the shutter it appears the glass is locked, my problem is between the shutter and the glass in the camera when the less is taken out. Your help is needed,Thanks. Tayo.

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Re: will not take picture

Some digital SLR camera have a mirror lock and others have a viewfinder shutter In each case this will be a knob in the region of the viewfinder that turns. Check that this model has it and it has not be inadvertently turned. Then come back

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