Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

It will not focus and not let me take pics

\015 It will not focus and will not let me take pictures. i have a feeling i might of bumped my camera to much and just moved something in there. it makes a little clicking sound when i try to take a picture. and when i do take a pic it comes out blurry cause its not focusing at all\015

Answers :

A few things to try:

- Verify that your is set to AutoFocus (AF) mode and not manual.
- If you have another lens or can borrow one try it. This can rule out a lens problem.
- Refer to your manual for instructions on cleaning the lens contacts (both on the camera and on the lens).
- Are you in a low-light environment, does the AF assist light blink?
- The clicking sound may indicate a lens problem.
- If you are still covered by a warranty, consider having it looked at.
- If you are out of warranty, atleast you can narrow it down to the camera or the lens.

Hope this helps,
-Tor
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