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Lens focusing problem

I recently dropped my camera while it had my wide angle lens in it. everything seemed fine & the lens & camera both worked. today it won't work with the wide angle lens in it & makes a clicking sound when i try to take a photo. i tried another lens & it's fine. does anyone have any idea what it might be that i could fix without taking it to a camera store? thank you.

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I doubt that there is anything you can do yourself. Are you willing to disassemble the lens? I wouldn't be willing to do so.

Take it to a camera repairer and get a quote to see if it is economical to repair or cheaper/easier to replace.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008


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