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01-25-2011, 03:31 AM   #1
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Camera not taking picture.

Hi, I am just starting out with photography I have a Pentax K-X. I have been trying to do some long exposure shots and most of the time they work.

I have been getting some problems where i try to take the photo but the camera will just focus in an out but take no photo. I have been using the ev meter to make sure it is at 0. Im just trying to practise with the exposures.

Will putting the camera in MF stop this as i have read this can sometimes be the case using the camera mode in manual mode with the AF on.

Thanks. Kiran.

01-25-2011, 03:49 AM   #2
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In dark conditions sometimes your camera will struggle to lock focus. Putting it into manual focus will solve the problem.
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Thanks, ill try this when i get in.
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Don't forget that you still have to do the focusing in that case

01-26-2011, 02:42 AM   #5
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Yep got the focusing right and im starting to see some of the results I was hoping for

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