Having problems with your Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens ?

My d90 camera focus dosent work in af it keeps

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Problem in lens censer replace it
Auto focus works by detecting differences in contrast. If you try to focus on something with no contrast, the camera will have trouble focussing. Try aiming the camera at something else the same distance away and keep the button pressed half-way while you re-compose the shot.
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My d90 camera focus dosent work in af it keeps

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