Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?
D40 Won't focus close up
\015 Similar to the previous post but it will take shots once I am about 10' from the subject. The Whiring noise is very noticeable.\015
10 feet or 10 inches? If its 10inches that maybe closer than the minimum focusing distance of the lenses mounted. You will need a macro lens to get closer. As for 10 feet, send the unit off for repair as you may have an issue with the autofocus, or you are using it lighting conditions that may cause the focus to hunt.
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