Having problems with your Nikon D100 Digital Camera ?

Appears in focus in viewfinder, but isn't

\015 I have a similar problem with my d100. I press the shutter halfway to auto focus. It appears in focus in the viewfinder, but when I look at the photo later the subject is not in focus, but the background is. The really perplexing thing is sometimes, when shooting the same event and same kind of photo, it is in focus. Any ideas?\015

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Seems like your camera is choosing the focus point, not you. Be sure that when focusing on your subject, the little square in the viewfinder id dead-on that focus point. Otherwise, the camera will focus on wherever that square is.
Change your focusing setting to spot focus. Then, focus on your main subject, keep the button half-way pressed while you re-compose the shot and then press it the rest of the way. Does that improve the shot?
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