Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Shadow on image yet nothing in front of camera. It is in the middle at the bottom edge of the image. It only appears when I set the lens so that it is all the way in at 17. I have a canon ef-s 17-55 f2.8 lens. If I move it to say 20 it disapears. Camera is rebel xsi.

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Most likely it is dirt/dust on inside the lens. If it is in the bottom of the picture, the dirt will be on the top edge of the lens. If it is inside the lens, you will probably not be able to clean it your selves.
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