Allan Bell Posted March 24, 2017 Share Posted March 24, 2017 Hello Ladies & Gentlemen, For some time I have been using my Sony cameras and lenses and in the meantime my Nikon D750 and lenses have languished in a cupboard. This morning I decided to take my Nikon with 200-500mm lens and try for some wildlife shots in the local park so dismantled the body from the copy setup and installed the 200-500 lens, put in a fresh battery and set off. Thought I would try a quick shot or two outside the back gate just to test the setup as I usually do. Strange I thought when part pressing the shutter button the lens was not focussing. Thinking it was because I had changed a menu setting for the copy setup I spent 10 minutes in an effort to resolve the problem without success. As I was wasting my walking time I came back in, dumped the camera and lens on my desk for further investigation when I had more time and set off again with one of the Sony"s. When I returned home 1 hour later I set to on the computer to do some work on the images I had taken with the Sony. Some time later I had another look at the Nikon menu but could not see where the autofocus problem lay. Changed to another lens to see if that was the problem and hey presto, it was exactly the same, no autofocus. Grrr! Then I remembered that some time ago I had changed focusing to the back button. Sure enough on pressing the AF/AE button the lens snapped into focus. It is amazing how quickly I can forget how to operate the finer points of a camera system. What was your stupid/senior moment, if you have ever had one with your cameras/lenses? Allan Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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