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Nikon F65 power switch button issue

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When I turn the camera on and keep inthe Auto mode, I try to press the power switch button to take a pic. But this is not releasing and its very hard. But the lens keeps changing the focus. I am not sure where the problem is.Could you pls help me?

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Rads_london,
Sounds like you have been shooting in one of the manual modes, make sure if you have been trying different F-stops to change the aperture ring back to it's auto position (red numbers F-22 usually) to align with the white dot on the lens. That way the camera and lens can agree on the amount of light needed and how much the shutter will open to allow light in. The camera won't take the shot if it is way off (kind of a safety). Use the viewfinder to learn what combinations the camera needs for a particular shot so you can be familiar with the speed and aperture settings, try them in one of the manual modes and you will be pleasantly surprised with the results. Soon you won't shoot as much in auto mode.
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