Having problems with your Olympus E-420 Digital Camera ?

AF doesn't work properly in low light

\015 My Olympus e-420 doesn't shoot when its dark, it takes forever to read whatever its reading in AF and if it does me a favour and takes the pic all the readings seem to be off\015

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