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Has anyone ever had this happen on any camera/lens/setup? From what I've googled, could be a shutter failing to close fast enough.
Broken Images Link - I have the test shots from after the game at home I can upload later today. The 1st two pictures here are 1/3200, the 3rd picture is 1/2000.
Taking some pictures at a youth baseball game over the weekend, I noticed this black bar showing at the top of the image. At first I wasn't sure what might be causing it, it takes up about an 1/8th of the image. Turning the camera sideways for a portrait shot, the image shows on the right side of the image, just as it did on the top during landscape, so it seems to be same part of camera.
When I got home, I took some test shots, and it appears after 1/2000 of a second shutter speed priority, is when I'd start to see this image creep. The xsi goes to 1/4000 and when I step my shutter through from 1/2000 to 1/4000 the image gets darker and larger.
At some point during shooting in the baseball game, I did get a Cannon Error Code 99, which as I understand might be a catch all code for, turn-off and back on and if it continues, contact cannon service professional. A quick poke on canon's site shows that I might end up paying around $203 to fix the XSi.
Is there anything that can help me confirm on my own that my shutter might be closing too slowly? At $203 I'm not sure I'd get it repaired but just get a new body. Although I just purchased an EF 70-200mm f/2.8 so I don't really have the funds to buy more than the Rebel series, which I was planning on going to a higher-end Canon after I saved up more money. So I'd like to extend the life of this XSi a bit longer of possible.