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Cant take any pictures

I dropped my camera on a soft surface (grass). After that, I cannot see any image on the LCD. All the other functions on the LCD work. I can see the menu and can replay previously recorded pictures. However, in recording mode, i can see no picture on the LCD. If I click, the camera flahes, but a completely black picture is taken. I can replay it but it just shows up as black on the LCD. Is something blocking the lens, or is something wrong the CCD? Thanks in advance for your reply. -Suvrat

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  • Zhenya Dec 28, 2007

    I dropped camera. It takes pictures, but everything is completely black on monitor, menu is working



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The Shutter or some assicated components is shattered. This may be a repair situation at Nikon- but if you have had the camera for some time I suspect you will be buying another camera.

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