Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens ?
The flash no longer goes off automatically, the unit clicks but the flash doesnt come up? what is wrong with it
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The flash no longer goes off automatically, the unit clicks but the flash doesnt come up? what is wrong with it
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