Having problems with your Sigma Digital Cameras ?

My lens appears to be stuck in the infinity position. When I hit the shutter release on my Nikon D70s I feel a pulsing like it is trying to move but it doesn't.


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Try and get it unstuck if you feel you can. Otherwise you will want to have this serviced. It may not even cost this much. If it is under warranty contact the manufacturer and use that avenue.
If you need anything else let me know,
Lee
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