I have owned a Panasonic Lumix G85 for about a year. This month, I've started getting a black area on the left corner of my images, which you can also see on the EVF.

Example Here

I can't see anything on the sensor and this never used to happen before. Can anyone help me? I'd hate to think my camera is no good.

I've heard that sensor repairs are extremely expensive but I have no idea what I would actually be looking at.

Thanks everyone.

  • \$\begingroup\$ When examining your camera's shutter and sensor, don't forget that the image projected by the lens is inverted. The anomaly visible along the lower left edge in the photo will be on the upper left edge of your camera's sensor as viewed from behind the camera, and thus along the upper right edge as viewed by looking through the front of the camera with the lens removed. \$\endgroup\$
    – Michael C
    Sep 16, 2019 at 8:20

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More likely a problem with the shutter that doesn't completely uncover the sensor. From the look of it the curtain wouldn't remain horizontal and jams.

Has the shutter noise changed lately?


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