Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

While taking photos today during a football game, after about 20 shots, my camera continued what seemed to be regular picture taking, but when I checked the shots in playback mode, the screen is blank! Any idea why?


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The shutter most be out or the mirror most be out of timing. if the shutter is bad then it will cost around 180 but try this first turn on the camera take the lens off and hold the mirror with your finger up and press the release switch it should click twice then put on the lens and shoot hopefully it will fix it if it didn't its the shutter
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