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02-08-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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Black shaddow at top frame

I have a new K30 camera and am experiencing a problem of having a black shaddow appear in the photo and viewfinder. (see attached photo)

Has anyone had a similar problem, or does anyone know what may be causing this issue?

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02-08-2013, 06:18 PM   #2
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Are you using a lens hood that isn't mounted correctly?

Since you see the problem in the viewfinder it cannot be the shutter as I would otherwise have thought.
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What lens are you using? Looks like a screwed up lens to me!

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Brim of your hat, perhaps?

02-09-2013, 06:33 PM   #5
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If it's in the VF and the image, as others have said, it's likely that it's an issue with the lens. Have you tried a different lens? Or, if you're using a lens hood, have you tried shooting with it off?

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