Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 17-85mm IS USM Lens ?

Will not release shutter on canon 40D

\015 I have it hooked to a canon 40D. It appears to focus the camera but will not take a picture. It does fire off two strobe lights attached to the camera.\015

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Cannon is notorious for their auto focus and automatic setting to be very discriminant. If you are to close to your subject while in these settings granted your strobe will fire and your flash may flip into position but the shutter just wont work. Cannon is trying to tell you you are too close. You need to back up. If you are trying to get that close up and don't have the proper lens that's all you are going to get.
It is best to go long lens then go for your close up.
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