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My shutter is not working properly, how to fix it? It has attached down and as soon as camera is opened it takes photgraph automatically.

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Apparently something is wedged in the shutter button, such as a piece of sand. With the camera turned off, hold it upside down while pressing the shutter button in all the way. Tap the body of the camera gently and see if this will dislodge the button. If this does not work, the camera will need to be disassembled by a camera technician.

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