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How to set up 50 mm lenst for wedding photos .. and flash

Hello everybody ? .. just wondering if anybody can tell me how to set up a nikon D40 with a 50 mm 1.8 lens and a Quantaray digital flash .. I'm going to take wedding photos this weekend for a nice but it seems my camera don't want to .. pictures are very blurry and maybe i'm not setting the flash right either .. any body's help I will appreciate very much so ..

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Sorry this is too late, perhaps it will be useful to others. I hope you used a different lens for the wedding!

You can't use the 50mm 1.8 lens on the D40x unless you focus manually. This is because the D40x only supports autofocus with AF-S and AF-I lenses. The focus motor and drive mechanism for other AF lenses was omitted to make the camera smaller, lighter and cheaper.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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