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  1. pilgrim

    pilgrim TPF Noob!

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    my auto focus on the 300d has decided it doesnt want to focus anymore... :shock: :cry:

    what it does now is focus all the way in, then focus all the way out. Like it can't find a subject to focus on.. and when I do manual focus, like say I want to focus on a ball on a table, I can get the ball somewhat in focus, but there is a slight vision of a second ball about 2 inches up and 2 inches to the left...

    what the hell!

    has this happened to anyone? I tried a couple different lenses and they all had the problem, so it has to be the body. I have only had the camera for like 6 months so warrenty is still good I think....
    So I guess I should contact the store I bought it at and see about sending it to canon?

    :cry:
     
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    oh, and I forgot to add, I was just taking pictures out side, and it working fine, then I changed subjects and nothing...
    I never dropepd it, bumped it, changed lenses.. nothing different, it just out of no where started crappin out.
     
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    Check the mirror carefully to see if it is ok.
     
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    Dumb question but have you shut off the camera - taken off the lens - tried another lens - and then tried the zoom again?
     
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    yah, i've tried two different lenses, im going to try another battery now to...
     
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    grr, put a fresh battery in and still no luck :(
     
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    The other lenses work then?

    Don't know - the only time my zoom frazzled it seemed to reset itself after I went manual and then back to auto.

    Good luck - maybe a repair shop can help without costing a fortune!
     
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    well the camera is still under warrenty.... so i'll see what canon says.. :p
     
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    tell them you have lost out on taking photos for cash and would like a free lens to compensate! i would!
     

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