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Opaque in viewfinder, screen and picture

My camera (3 years old) was working perfectly fine three days ago. But as of yesterday, it now displayes a black screen on the view finder and the screen on the back of the camera (as if I still had the lens cap on). To the best of my knowledge, the camera has not been dropped. When I take a picture (eventhough i can't see anything in the viewfinder), the image is solid black as well. The camera looks and sounds like it is booting up correctly (the lens projects out, the battery indicator appears, the flash works, etc.). it almost sounds like the shutter isn't opening or something, but I don't know how to fix that! I just had a baby, and I need help with this problem as quickly as possible before I miss out on photo opportunities with my baby!!!! Thanks in advance!!!

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There is no sensible fix - new camera time.

Posted on Jun 14, 2007

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