Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?
I dropped my camra when the lens was extended!
\015 I was filming myself and I had the camera sitting on a table, it fell off the table which is about a yard off the ground. The lend is half pushed into the into second barrel if that makes sense! I've done this same exact thing before and I got in trouble but my Dad fixed it so I don't want to have to tell them unless nessicary. My camera is a Nixon Coolpix like this one...http://www.ifa-show.com/news_images/0211_nikon-coolpix-l15.jpgHelp please!\015
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