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Green focus box

I am having trouble getting the focus box to turn from yellow to green.
What should I adjust? The ISO? The zoom? The F stop?

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Re: Green focus box

It might be because u r working in macro/supermacro mode (u can see a little flower on top of the viewfinder/lcd display) and focusing on a distant object or u try focussing a subject placed very near the cam while working with non macro mode. If changing these doesnt solve ur prblm, plz provide full details of what mode u use, what u r focussing on, what is the lighting conditions u used, etc..

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