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A black shadow half way down the frame

I took photographs with my camera today, and the camera seemed to be shooting properly, but when I looked back on my photos there is a black shadow half way across each of the photographs I took today. Yesterday my camera was working fine and the results were fine, it seems to have happened today. It's not the lens, as i changed the lens when I got home to see if that was the problem. Can anyone help me?

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