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11-06-2010, 08:58 PM   #1
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Problem with K100D AF

I recently upgraded from a point and shoot to a 2nd hand k100d, I am using a sigma 18-55mm lens. I love it but find the AF very unpredictable.
At times it will not allow me to take a photo, mainly if I am taking a macro picture or a longer distance photo.
I am sorry if this is a simple problem but I am not sure if it is me, the camera, the lens or if something is just not working properly.
I switch it to MF and can take the photo without a problem.
I wondered if anyone could tell me if it is a common problem or what I am doing wrong.

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If you are in AF.S, your camera won't shoot unless the photo is in focus. If you want to override this, switch to continuous focus mode in the menu.

Also, it's recommended that you use manual focus for macros.

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11-06-2010, 09:59 PM   #3
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Thank you so much Adam, you comment help a lot.
Sorry for the naive question

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