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Macro focus is not working

Macro focus looks fine on the LDC until I push the shutter button, then in changes focus and is out of focus. I've tried the "Manual Five Focus Areas" in all five positions but the camera continues to take the photo out of focus no matter how close or far away from the subject. Thanks, Suzanne

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The motor that controls the focus of the lense may be bad. Here is a link to the manual, and you many need to have the camera serviced at a local shop or by Vivatar.
Go here to download the manual for future reference:
http://www.vivitar.com/ecms.aspx/e65dedb4-5c74-4e09-8110-95947ea5f876/SupportFiles/ViviCam3713.pdf

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Remove the battery. The same thing happened to mine and once I put the battery back it worked fine.

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When you are sure you did not change the focus settings and don't switch over to macro settings, while shooting normal, I can't help. But I do advice to look in the manual on page 41 and put the camera in Auto focus. (Not one of the macro modes) then when shooting, wait till the camera has focused, while you pressed the shutter realise button half. When the camera is in focus, the square in the middle of the screen becomes green, press the button down. (without moving the camera)
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My shutter won't fire using 18-55 lens, either on Manual, P or Auto mode. It is set to AF. But when lens is set to MF, shutter fires. I tried switching to another lens and shutter is perfectly fine.


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This camera has TTl auto focus so it can't be switched to manual so that idea is quickly stomped on. A silly question, are you half pushing the shoot button down first to activate the auto focus. If you don't and just hit the shoot button you'll definitely get out of focus shots. Have you sat down and read the manual on how to correctly focus. A number of things can crop up which can fool the autofocus into a wrong setting. Have you dropped the camera or has someone else done so? The lens assembly could be damaged. Try pointing the camera at something about three feet away whilst half pushing the shoot button then still holding the button half way point the camera at something a long way off. Can you hear the mechanism trying to focus and does the picture in the LCD change. If it's all quiet and the picture doesn't change then it could be a damaged focus motor or a connection to it is broken. Are you sure the camera isn't switched to Macro. A lot of people get caught with that one. You'll never shoot a focussed picture in macro unless it's less than a foot or so away. BMW

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1) Press and Hold the FOCUS button until to you "MF" appear in the lower left corner of the LCD Display on the back of the camera. Then you can release the Focus button. 2) Press and Hold the DISP/i button to see the Manual Focus Range. 3) While holding the DISP/i button, use the Tele/Wide Zoom Key to set the desired Manual Focus. You can see the focus change as you toggle the zoom key. 4) When you are ready, release the DISP/i button and Press the Shutter Button to take your picture. *Press the Focus Button to return to Auto Focus / Macro options

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Manual focus


1) Press and Hold the FOCUS button until to you "MF" appear in the lower left corner of the LCD Display on the back of the camera. Then you can release the Focus button. 2) Press and Hold the DISP/i button to see the Manual Focus Range. 3) While holding the DISP/i button, use the Tele/Wide Zoom Key to set the desired Manual Focus. You can see the focus change as you toggle the zoom key. 4) When you are ready, release the DISP/i button and Press the Shutter Button to take your picture. *Press the Focus Button to return to Auto Focus / Macro options

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