Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera ?

My camera opens and it is blurry and then says lens error i took it to the beach and it was in a case on a log and when i came back it had falled off the log on the top of the sand

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My camera opens and it is blurry and then says lens error i took it to the beach and it was in a case on a log and when i came back it had falled off the log on the top of the sand

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The entire zoom lens will not come out when I turn the camera on. It moves a little, makes a sound, and then my camera says turn off camera off and back on. I tried that several times and it is still not working. The battery is charged. I did go to the beach and wondering if sand got into the camera. I also cannot review my pictures as the message comes up about turning it off. What is the best solution?

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