Alley in Pisa, Italy

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When I put on the camera, although the lens extends out, it takes a while to open and sometimes does not open and any photo taken comes black because the lens is shut! Its a huge disappointment because I barely used the camera.

Did anyone encounter the problem? Is there a fix? Why does this happen.

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It is quite common for that piece to malfunction. Here is an example of how to potentially repair it if necessary: camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/… –  dpollitt Sep 22 '13 at 15:43

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