Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Delay/unable to snap pictures
\015 I seem to have about the same problem. Except there are times that my camera will not take the picture at all.\015
Are you pressing the shutter button half-way and giving the camera time to lock in the focus before pressing the rest of the way?
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