THe lens barrier on TZ5 camera is broken - it won't disappear but
the lens barrier doesn't disappear completely - the top hangs down and causes a black shadow in the top right of every picture
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 was released March, 2008. It is the third camera in the TZ series, with a 3.0 inch viewing screen, 28-280 lens (10x optical zoom) and 9.1 megapixels. The TZ5 also has 720p HD video recording.
Bette Dion this is going to be a bit tricky. You can try to follow the tricks on here. Ultimately, if you cannot gt it fixed, I'd repalce teh complete lens unit. Here is the guide for it Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 Camera Lens Assembly Replacement and the part is avaialble for `$30-40 USD at places like ebay.com etc.