Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?
My Nikon D40 doesn't focus not take pics
\015 I got my Nikon D40 less than a year ago, and haven't been using it very much yet, just thhe occational snap once in a while to get used to the camera. Now I finally got some extra time to really start getting in the mood for photography, but all of a sudden he camera stopped working. as I have it on auto, it won't focus, but occasionally makes the humming focusing sound. It won't take a picture, either, asI push the button, although - yet again ccasionally - it takes a snap as I push the little AE-L/AE-L button, but even then the picture comes out blurry and out of focus. Also,(his is hopefully an unrelated issue), the camera had changed the picure format from normal to RAW without me changing any settings. This was quite annoying, as now my otherwise nice holiday pictures are in a format I can not do anything with. Unlike the manual stated, there was no editing program included on a cd with the camera to help me.. I haven't made any own settings, mainly used the auto mode... Is my camera just moody, do I have bad luck, or is this a problem that could be easily solved at home?\015
If it's under warranty, use the warranty. It takes my D40x about a half second to focus at most. I keep my camera in a dust proof case when not in use. I've had it for 2 years, it still works fine.
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