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I have a nikon n55, It's a wonderful camera. I went to go use my camera today and the focus part of my lens wouldn't turn. I don't know if something happened to it or if it locks. No idea why this happened. Please help. I have only had this camera for a month

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Do you have autofocus set on the body? If so, that locks the focus ring on the lens.

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http://www.nikonusa.com/Service-And-Support/Service-Advisories/N55-Service-Advisory.page

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nice camera, the 28mm to 80mm lens that came with the camera is a fine light weight lens. if you go to a 200mm or 300mm lens weight might be a problem as the lens mount on the N55 is plastic. not a problem with 28 - 80mm. i would look fore a light 200mm lens. not necessarily nikon

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