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The D50 will only auto focus with an AF-S lens...make sure you are using an AF-S lens.

Also, check the swithc on the lens is set to "A" not "M" ...

Also, in the menu, check you set the camera as autofocus, not manual focus

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There is also a small knob on the camera with AF/MF check wether that has been set to AF instead of MF. with a 18-55 kit lens it should auto focus check in the menu the af settings
wenn set to closest object it should focus wenn not swithc to that first , make shurre you have te camera on P or auto.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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