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Canon 450d Auto focus has stopped working in Live view mode


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Check if the customer function III was not disabled by accident - set it to 2 (live mode) for best results. Also, autofocus in liveview mode is activated by the * (star) button (upper right corner of the back of the camera body), not the shutter release button.
Hey - I was taking pictures @ my sisters wedding reception & auto function failed. MF functions were fine but were useless when trying to capture candid shots as I was messing about trying to fucus etc. & that basically killed the moment. I had changed my memory card the previous day & had a gut feeling that was the source of the problem & bingo - it was! I simply turned the camera off, popped the SDHC card out, then re inserted & hey presto - it worked. Hopefuly you'll have the same result :)
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Canon 450d Auto focus has stopped working in Live view mode


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Focus failure Hi. I hope you can help. I've a canon 40D and am using it remotely with the EOS utility v 2.3. I am only able to take an image when the live view mode is active. When inactive and I use either the shoot button or the timer, an error flashes up "focus failure". The camera focuses fine in live mode. Have dragged my way through the instruction manual and cannot find a troubleshooting section covering this problem. Hope you can help. Thanks Joe


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My D80 was purchased in April 2008 along with the Nikkor 18-200mm VR zoom lens. The camera and lens worked flawlesly until this past week end. The cameral stopped focusing in auto mode with no warning. I did hear a whining noise when I tried a Tamron 11-18mm wide angle lens. The auto focus did not work with that lens either.


Make sure your AF-switch on your camera and your lens are both turned on. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

My Nikon D40x won't auto-focus. When I press down the shutter button, it won't do anything at all. If I switch to manual and back to auto, it works for 2-3 shots, and stops working again. If change shooting modes from single to timer and back, it might work for a couple shots. I have not been able to find any other solutions. Any suggestions?


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Eos 350d stopped working on any auto exposure modes (av, tv, p, full auto ..)but the manual. Auto focus is ok. In any of those modes the wheel doe not seam to do anything.


Part of the electronic switching board is damaged and needs replacing ... Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera with EF-S 17-85mm IS Lens

CANON REBEL DIGITAL AUTO FOCUS STOPPED WORKING WHILE TAKING PICTURES


THE VERY SAME THING HAPPENED TO MY CANNON REBEL.. IT SUDDENLY STOPPED AUTO FOCUS. I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO HAVE IT SERVICE BUT I ASKED MY NEPHEW AND HE TOLD ME TO SIMPLY CLEAN THE CONTACT POINTS OF THE LENS TO THE CAMERA. DID IT AND BWALAH TO MY SUPR ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I can't seem to get my autofocus to work on my new Canon T1. The mode dial is switched to full auto, the fous mode switch is on AF, and the Image Stabilizer switch is in the "on" position. When I depress the shutter halfway, I get flash indication, some digital numbers, but no change in focus, no beeping, even though it is on and the focus confirmation light does not illuminate. I've searched through the manual to see what I am doing wrong, but can find nothing. Any help you can offer would


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My canon 30D will not shoot in any mode (total automatic, portrait, landscape, macro etc.) while on the auto focus setting on the lens. All the modes work while the lens is in manual mode though.


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I have canon power shot A 720 IS. Its been fine for 2 years. suddenly it stopped displaying in the LCD screen. But i can take pictures by looking through the view finder. Also, the LCD display works when in the video mode and photo stitch mode. please let me know the solution. Thanks.


Maybe the display was turned OFF. Check it and turn it ON. If still in problems, look for a specialized service to check you camera. ... Canon Digital Cameras

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Hi, I have a 450D. All of a sudden it will not auto-focus and the focus confirmation light flashes when I try to take a photo. It won't take photos in AF mode, only if i switch to MF. The started happening while taking some photos today. So I hadn't changed anything, was just taking photos and it stopped! Help!


Clean the contacts where the lens and camera body meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Using my Canon XSi/450D, I'm interested in doing High Dynamic Range photography. But I can't discover how to make the automated shutter-speed range multi-shot (3 for the 450D) AEB work. I've gone into the menu and select and change the AEB range ( -2V) and pressed "set." Working from the "AV" in creative mode, I then set up my first shot with focus and ISO, and shoot. Now what? When I press the shoot button, an ordinary photo is captured, and if I continue to press the button additional cap


Click on this link http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=139&mod ... Canon Digital Cameras

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Allow to dry for an extended period. leave lens off, put in dust free area.it may 'come back' after a few days of being open.moisture can cause malfunctions. is sensor clean a liquid? or air?air can be driven by a propellant which c ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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I have a canon 40D and it will not shoot in auto focus .. was working fine today and just stopped. will not do anything set on AF but in manuel it will ,,, Help !


A couple of possible reasons:\015\012\015\012You are trying to take the shot with the lens too close to the subject. If you attempt to take a shot with AF on while too close then the camera won't take the photo. Try backing up from the subject ... Canon Digital Cameras

Hi, I have a canon 550D and the auto focus (by pushing the button halfway down) just stopped working. Any ideas? thanks


Did you accidentally put it into manual focus? ... Canon EOS 550D Rebel T2i Digital Camera

I have a canon EOS 450D Digital Camera & it won't auto focus using the smaller lens when switched to AF. The larger lens works fine when switched to AF, does it need cleaning or do i need to get new lens?


Hi dear boyd kellie, try clean the lens contacts if no solve contact a Canon service.Best regards ... Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera

My auto focus on my Canon eos 10D stopped working, what could be wrong and how can I fix it if possible?


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I just bought a 50D canon. The live view mode is not working when I press the key for that option. Can you help. Tammy


Before we can help, we need to know you've read the owner's manual and fully understand how to operate the new camera. ... Canon Digital Cameras

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