Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Only takes pictures when it wants to
\015 I dropped my camera on the garage floor the other day, ( I know how awful) It landed with the lens up but now it is only taking pics when it feels like it.\015
It sounds to me as if this camera needs an urgent service. Most likely a connection inside has become intermittent. Unfortunately dropping a camera is one of the worst fates I could ever wish upon someone. We all know to use the strap, but we only drop them the instant we let go of the strap. \015\012You were very lucky it did not land lens down. I have seen lens mounts ripped from their anchoring with the remainder of the lens smashing the mirror and sensor.\015\012At least it works temperamentally. Good luck with the service!
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