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

I can not see anything through my view finder therefore the camera will not allow me to take a picture. Also, I keep mine set on automatic focus and it will not take a picture anymore. Any suggestions on what I need to do?

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If you can't see anything in the viewfinder, is your mirror stuck in the up position?
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