Having problems with your Olympus E-520 Digital Camera ?

After using our e-520 for about a year we have a problem. After taking a photo. When looking though the view finder all is black, as is the screen when switching to the lcd. Is it possible the shutter is stuck, do digital cameras have a shutter??


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Digital cameras do have a "shutter", kind of. IT is electronic, just powers on/of the sensor that captrures the image. Some digital cameras have regular swhutter also, that makes it possible to get real fast shutter speeds for flsh. Take off the lens and look inside, It is possible that the mirror is locked in the up position. Read your owners manual and see if there is a reset button for the camera. Remove the battery, tuen camera on/off switch 2-3 times,replace battery and look again. Try reset switch(if available). My Nikon has a mirror locxk up function available throough its menu. Read your owners manual and see if you have the same. If you can reead menu on LCD, and manual says you have mirror lockup, then try changing settings.
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