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Shutter button freeze?

I use an external flash with my camera. It's set to "A". It will be working fine...sync up with the flash just fine...then seemingly out of nowhere, no matter how hard I press down on the shutter, it freezes and the camera WILL NOT let me take a picture. When looking through the view finder, the flash icon is blinking along with the aperture number. I just spent the last half hour searching through the menu options, trying various settings to resolve this and got nothing. Tried taking the battery out and putting it back in (on both the cam and the flash)...same issue continues.

I'll turn off the camera and not use it for a while, and when I go to use it again, it works just fine...for a while, then the shutter will "lock" and I can't shoot anymore.

I cannot figure out how to solve this.

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Can it focus,if not then it will not let you take a photo
and when it is on M and the aperture and shutter speed don't match it also won't

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