Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Camera xsi rebel 12.5 megapixel won't focus with

\015 Camera xsi rebel 12.5 megapixel won't focus when AF is on - brand new camera.\015\012\015\012When I am indoors, and have auto mode set (rectangle) and I try to shoot, the camera struggles to focus. I get no "red light" to go, it purrs a bit, then when I try to shoot, I get no shot. It's as if it can't auto focus indoors. It's not that dark when I'm shooting, and the flash unit is popping up. \015\012\015\012\015

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Most entry level SLR cameras will struggle to focus in low light, especially with the kit lens. By rights the flash should popup and emit a flash pulse to help focus. This is called focus assist. You might have to consult the manual to check if this function is turned on or not.
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Camera xsi rebel 12.5 megapixel won't focus with

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