Having problems with your Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera ?

Canon AF Issues

\015 Hi,\015\012\015\012I am using a 30D with a 17-85 lense, recently when I attempt to take a long range shot the camera/lense will not lock in and focus. The lense will move back in forth and unable to lock on a focal point. I have tested and it is only happening on long shots, if I zoom in on say an item 25-50 feet away it is fine but when I go outside that range it cannot get focused.\015\012\015\012Thanks in advance for your assitance.\015\012\015\012Kevin\015

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Change from auto focus to manual focus or focus using only one focal square and change the setting to One Shot. You may need to shoot in Manual (M) mode though. Any of the "auto" modes will not let you.
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