Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A200K Digital Camera ?

Mismatch between viewfinder and photograph

\015 When I position the object to be photographed within the viewfinder, the resultant photo cuts off the top and adds to the bottom. i.e. the viewfinder does not coincide with the photograph. It is the reverse of what has been reported above\015

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I have a similar problem when I put the camera in cleaning mode it is apparent that the ccd sensor has moved . I carfully moved it back using a soft rubber tool to move the frame and that cured it but it moved back. has anyone got a perminant fix or does it need to go for repair? Is this a common problem
Is your camera an SLR, if so then your mirror might be at the wrong angle, if that is the case then you need to have a specialist tilt the mirror, if your camera is not a SLR then this is a common problem when taking pictures from a short distance away from your subject, as the view finder is above the lense so what appears centered in the view inder will be much higher up in the lense, there are two ways to fix this, one is to use the LCD, or most cameras have correction marks in the view finder,and these show where the actual edges of what the lense sees are, use the correction marks.
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