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My first time posting in the Photography section, so Hi all!

I've had a Pentax *ist DL for about 6 years now and it has about 9000 shots on the shutter, it seems to be having a problem with the digital image processor I think, I tried resetting everything, tried batteries with different chemistry, not sure what else to do.

I'll post one of the pictures taken with the problem

any ideas?
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Posting up photos first is probably a good idea. It's a bit hard to pinpoint an issue based on just words alone. Make sure EXIF data is intact as well
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i'm actually on vacation right now, and the internet here is terrible, so i've been trying to upload the picture what is the EXIF data?
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I had to photoshop it down to OCN size, I hope that didn't mess with the file data you were talking about

that is a picture of a white table...
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whoa... did u happen to have dropped it or anything?
 
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post #6 of 18
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whoa... did u happen to have dropped it or anything?
nope, haven't dropped it, the shutter still works fine... I took off the lense and put it in cleaning mode just fine too.
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Yea, I'm going to vote for bad sensor here. I can't think of any other part that would cause that image when malfunctioning.
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Yea, I'm going to vote for bad sensor here. I can't think of any other part that would cause that image when malfunctioning.
ouch.

how much would you think that would cost to get repaired?
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Seeing as how it's a 7 year old camera, it'd probably be cheaper to replace it.
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Seeing as how it's a 7 year old camera, it'd probably be cheaper to replace it.
too bad they're so expensive..

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