Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

My Rebel XT is NOT focusing sharply. It is on Auto focus and even when I put it on manual focus it is soft. The lens is on tight. It was working and sharp on Monday and on Wed. the shots seemed soft. Please help I have a shoot at 10am. Thank you very much.

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Try looking here for a firmware upgrade:-


If that doesn't help, this is the url for their main support page, there online techs may be able to help.

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