Having problems with your Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens ?

Bottom 2/3 of photo is black

\015 Suddenly tonight the bottom 2/3 of my shots are coming out black. The shutter is releasing. I took the lens off to check. I changed the battery, lens and card, but nothing helps. The camera is 4 yrs old. Any ideas? Thx!\015

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As guest says, most likely the auto focus mirror...
\015\012http://www.lotek.nu/misc/EOS_300D_sub-mirror_repair/
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\015\012if you do decide to attempt the sub mirror repair take great care, that big black cylinder is the flash capacitor and its charged to 350v and will bite hard....

best of luck
It sounds like your autofocusing mirror is loose and obstructing the shutter.
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