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The display shows a very distorted image in different shades of purple and violet, and this is the image recorded when a picture is taken.

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Either something in the lens assembly is amiss, or the CCD is messing up. Either fix is extensive, and expensive. You can take the camera in to a repair facility and see what they would charge to fix it, but often it's just better to buy a new camera. Always get an estimate first, before having it repaired, in case you elect to just buy a new camera.
Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.

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