Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX P80 Digital Camera ?

Lense error- can hear lense trying to open, but lense does not come out of the camera body. This is weird because the camera was not dropped/hit/damaged. I used the camera to take night images of a rising moon. It took pics fine, but about an hour later when I tried to turn the camera on to review the pics, I got the lense error as noted above. 4 days later, same problem. The manual doesn't have any troubleshooting for this problem. Any suggestions? Anyone.....? Thanks for your time!

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Here is an excellent article that will give you five safe ways to help resolve the problem. I have heard the solution using canned air works well. That's solution #5 in this article.
The camera seems to have some lens problem.
Now, that said, let's try.
If you can get to the menu, reset all to default.
If that does not work, then the camera will need the lens to be repaired.
I would suggest you call Nikon.
go to nikon.com find the toll free number under support. They will tell you what to do. This camera may still be under warranty.
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