I went online and learned a couple of troubleshooting techniques, some better than others. The most popular seemed to be tapping the bottom with your finger. Not very scientific, but whatever works, right?
Either way, R took over, and with her magic touch, she fixed the camera. I didn’t ask her what she did, but at some point I saw her unscrewing the back of the camera to dismantle it. Yikes! Sometimes you’re better off not knowing.
Until the next time, thanks for reading, and thanks to thomas bertok for the pic.