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I have purchased a maxxum 450si

I do not know what i am doing with this camera. i need help. i have manual for this model but am still bumfuzzled. i thought this would be easy. but it has been difficult to figure how to even take a picture it is not working like the manual says. it wont auto focus . i have 2 seperate zoom lenses neither will auto focus i end up pressing af/m twice before focusing myself and then maybe it will take a picture but not sure. shutter is working but have not gotten any pictures developed. and pictures have color but not vivid.

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