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Canon rebel xti focus issues

I have been testiing the camera all day with an 18-58mm zoom lens.  all photos are invariably soft, after shootiing in all modes, including auto and manual.. even manual focus does not solve issue.  is this a lens issue, body issue?

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I think it might be a lens issue.
make sure you change the macro option. the macro must be activated if you are taking a picture of something which is close to the camera. if it's not activated, the picture will not be focused.
The same will happen if the item is far and the macro is ON.

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