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Canon 300d autofocus problem

Im having a bit of problem with my camera its a canon 300d. When i use Autofocus it will focus on anything pointing the camera upwards but not on the same level or down below. Any help appreciated.

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Sound like the secondary autofocus mirror may be loose, gently move the main mirror up after removing the lens to have a look. If this is the case the camera needs to be repaired

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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Have you choose a correct "Focusing Point" by pressing the right outmost button on the rear of the body, just above the CF card compartment door?

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