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My camera got wet at the beach. It wasn't totally submerged, just splashed, and now the shutter won't close. Everything else still works and it still takes pictures and all, so is it worth fixing? How would I do that?

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Hi. I think you just have to let it dry for the meantime, because same thing happen with my Sony T100 but what happen is the play button is grounded and when i press it it would take a picture instead of viewing the picture inside, so i just let it dry before I'd use it again, but sadly same thing happen the next time it this time it got submerge in the sea water now it wont even turn on, the tech told me that the motherboard needs to be replace. I think on your case in case after letting it dry but still has the issue then you should bring it to a camera tech. Hope this Helps

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Hi the only thing you could try is to go to a computer repair shop and buy a small can of compressed air their about the size of deodorant can, buy one of these and then give the shutter a good blast with the canned air this should then dislodge and sand or grit that it causing the shutter to remain open.

another thing you can try is hold the camera in your one hand and then hit the side of the camera into the palm of your other hand, this wont damage the camera but doing this should shock any grit out thats stopping it from closing try doing this with both side of the camera it should dislodge what ever is keeping it open give it a few hard hits into the palm of your other hand, so that the side of the camera is hitting the palm of your hand.
so hold the camera on its side not the way you would to take picture tip it on its side then hold it like that then hit the camera into the palm of your other hand, doing this should free it up and get it closing again for you.

it would also be a good idea to get the can of air as this will ensure you have removed all the grit and sand from the camera.

let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

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