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I own an EOS digital rebel. Recently images have been showing up with the bottom 3/4 dark (completely black) with a fuzzy demarcation. Any help???

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This could happen if you're using flash and your shutter speed is set too high. If you're not set to Program or Auto mode, try changing to Program mode and see if that solves your problem.
Otherwise, it sounds like a sensor issue. Call Canon support - I've found them helpful. Check the website for phone number.

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