Originally published at Paul Henman at henman.ca. You can comment here or there.
I can finally look back at my camera problems without completely blowing my top. It started a few weeks ago (March 24th, to be precise) when my Rebel XTi started reporting “Error 99″ when I tried to take a photo. The error message said “Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to OFF and ON again or re-install the battery.” (Obviously I followed those steps but the error still kept cropping up.)
The problem was intermittent so I took my camera to the Toronto Flickr meetup on the 26th and managed to take some pictures but over the course of the evening it acted up more and more. Eventually it stopped working completely, popping up Error 99 every time I hit the shutter button.
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