Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?

It seems that in darker situations the camera won't focus

\015 I hear a spinning sound and it won't take a picture. If there's enough light it is fine.\015

Answers :

There has to be enough light for the camera to see what to focus on .. the sound you hear may be the camera trying to focus .. in some cameras you can increase the ISO setting to allow it to work in reduced light .. i sometimes use a small led flashlight at close range to get enough light in dark situations .. you can also go to manual focus .. your camera might have a laser or LED light built in to assist in auto focus .. you have to go to the proper menu and turn that on ..
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\015\012here is some good specific tricks and info on your camera
\015\012http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/d40/users-guide/index.htm
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