Having problems with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera ?
Optical viewfinder vignette problems
\015 I took off my lens for a minute and after i put it back, there is a really heavy vignette in the optical viewfinder. But when i take pictures or use the lcd viewfinder, the vignette doesnt show. When i look inside, the mirrors and stuff seem fine and not damaged and im just wondering if something has fell out.\015
Sound like the focus screen and frame fell out
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