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I am sorry, I have just made a typical mistake. I had not tried to erase all configuration data in the camera before asking (with the option in the menu). I though I had tried changing every related option but it seems I left one of them. Just restoring the configuration to preset values has made it magicly work. In the end I still don't know why it ...


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The included documentation often does lack. I don't have that camera but you should be able to find further very detailed info on the Nikon website discussing each feature. Here's a couple links to get you started. They have a lot to offer there. http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/dslr/basics/ http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/index.page


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Does this camera support back-button autofocus? The reported behavior matches what my 6d does, sort of—I have it set to move AF from the shutter button to a button on the back, but green box overrides that setting and puts AF back on the shutter button.


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Are you shooting in Live View? If so, to focus you should press the AE Lock button <*> on the back of the camera. Half pressing the shutter will not activate Auto Focus in Live View. If you are shooting using Live View and have Custom Function C.Fn-7 set to 0: Disable neither a half press of the shutter nor pressing the AE Lock button <*> will ...


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Autofocus works when you turn on the AF on your lens and hold the shutter button half way down and let the camera do the trick. Have you tried that?


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Doing as you mentioned by keeping same distance and moving backwards usually produces the best results. Note using manual focus is usually the most accurate option. Using the continuous auto modes works quite well on the pro line sports camera and not too bad on the better consumer models. You should really read the Nikon documentation for ...


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This problem seems to be wide spread. There are some advises in internet. Here is one of them (which seems to resolve the problem) from here: I was having the same issue on a Rebel XS - 3 years old, had been working fine... Would not take photos on AF... just beeped, clicked etc... MF it would take photos no problem (though I was not actually ...


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It seems several things are going on here at once. You seem new to using PDAF through the viewfinder of a DSLR. There is a learning curve involved. It is just as significant a learning curve as the one encountered when moving from a compact, small sensor camera that yields almost limitless depth of field to a larger sensor camera that means the depth of ...


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I don't think I'd jump right to "broken". The basic explanation is that live view and the viewfinder put you into different focus systems — the viewfinder uses phase detect, and live view contrast detect. In general, phase detect is much faster but may not be as precise. So, one possibility is that the phase detect system just need to be better calibrated. ...


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The AF (autofocus) system in your camera body is broken/damaged. Live view does not use the same AF system which is why you're seeing a difference. You will need to take it to a professional service centre for repair, it's not something you could do for yourself. Given that the problem started when you first attached the youngnou lens it's entirely ...


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Did you manually set the focus by rotating the focus point all the way left\right? If so that could be your problem. On many modern lenses infinity is not actually at the end of rotation, but a little bit before, I.e. you can focus past infinity (and thus out of focus). I believe this is due to the way autofocus mechanisms work. The auto focus needs to go ...


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Use AI-Servo and Continuous shots and hope for the best. You can try with one point or more. All these will sometimes work, otherwise fail. It's all about taking chances. It's about luck


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Don't panic! There actually is an autofocus switch on the lens itself. You may have glanced over this in the manual but not paid attention. The entire focus ring can actually click forward or backwards. When it's back, a distance scale is exposed and the lens is in manual focus mode. When it's forward, autofocus. You must have moved it inadvertently. Push it ...


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To quote from the 572D manual: Automatic Focusing (for Nikon/Minolta/Pentax AF SLR) When the camera is on the autofocus mode, the lens focuses automatically. Digging a little further, this thread confirms my suspicion that the Tamron lens doesn't have a built in focusing motor, but instead uses the screw drive motor which exists on higher-end ...



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