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My autofocus on my canon 500d camera is not working properly. I find i have to switch to manual focus to take the pictures, even in all the atoumatic settings. I have only noticed this problem occurring in the past few weeks. When I try and take a photo, I press the shutter half way down to focus and the camera just flashes continuously until i remove my finger. It also fails to focus. PLease Help :) Melanie

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All auto focus cameras use contrast to focus so if you are attempting to focus on glass, chrome, blank sky, large body of water, painted wall, mirror, or any other low contrast subject the auto focus will fail. Another place auto focus will fail is when you are to close to your subject you my not be physically to close but have used the zoom to give a closer shot.

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