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Dropped camera, took awful pictures for a while

After dropping this my DSC-P73, it worked okay for a few moments, but then began taking pictures that are pixelated and distorted at the lower half of the image. The color was also way off, tending toward the purple, with no apparent pickup of reds. Black and white setting still revealed a badly distorted image toward the bottom, almost like dripping paint. This morning, I decided I would smack the camera in the opposite direction the impact from the fall, and suddenly the color and blur symptoms went away and the camera started taking good pictures again. What happened after the fall, what happened after the smack, and do you think the distortion will come back again?

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Re: Dropped camera, took awful pictures for a while

Possibly who can tell - probably a connector came loose and you smacked it back Lucky old you.

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