Having problems with your Canon Rebel XS / Eos 1000D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f& EF 75-300mm f Lens ?

MY CAMERA (CANON 1000D) TAKES BEAUTIFUL DAYTIME PHOTO'S BUT CAN'T SEEM TO FOCUS ON A SUBJECT IN LOW LIGHT & AS A RESULT WONT TAKE THE SHOT. WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO TAKE LOW LIGHT / NIGHT TIME SHOTS ? THANKS IN ADVANCE, LLOYD.


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Focusing in low light can be difficult for the autofocus system and sometimes you will need to use the manual focus, you can select the magnified image and see if that helps\012
\012\012See the online manual - page98 refers to how to magnify the image - using the magnify button - changes between 5X 10X and full screen \012
\012To help the camera autofocus there is an assist beam - this takes the form of flashes from flash to help the AF system focus - make sure it is ON - there is a custom function full details on Page 157\012C.Fn III: Auto focus/Drive\0126 AF-assist beam firing\012
\012FYIThe support site for this camera is here, including online manual\012http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0010629.asp\012\012\012
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