Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Camera will not focus while taking pictures in low light settings
\015 When trying to take pictures of my sons football games, the camera takes beautiful pictures until it begins to get dusk then the camera will no longer focus on moving objects. ????\015
I am not familiar with this camera, but if it has a manual setting for ISO when it starts to get dark outside you should set the ISO to 800 and see if it works. That's my only guess. I use all manual cameras so I'm not sure if your camera would have a manual setting like that, but I had a canon powershot that allowed me to adjust the ISO so maybe yours does too.
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