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D50 After autofocusing stops it still isn't quite in focus.

I have to shut off autofocus and tweak it a bit manually to bring my subject into focus. Happens will ALL my AF lenses whether subject is close or far away. Any help appreciated.

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Your diopter may not be adjusted ( adjustment for sharpness of image in viewfinder on the side of the eye-piece ) so set that first and then try again. If this is correct then your camera is focusing accurately ( on the sensor ) but only the image in viewfinder looks unsharp.

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