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

My auto focus on my rebel digital eos will not focus


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Have you tried to focus on diffrent things? changing the lighiting? if you try to manual focus, does it work?
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My auto focus on my rebel digital eos will not focus


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