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I just bought a Nikon D7500 I am new to using any camera...

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Hi I just bought a Nikon D7500 I am new to using any camera... but as I hook up the camera lens and I start shoot in automatic shouldnt the lens

Technician's Assistant: What's the exact make and model of the camera? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

A 70-300mm adjust itself to in my focus point selection

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

I just bought the camera and have never used it. So I'm trying to decide if the lens set up was correct or if the lens or focus function on the camera is not working properly

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Hi,

Auto focus is determined buy two switches, depending on which lens you are using. Please see the attached photo and make sure that the lens switch (if your lens has one) is in A and the switch on the camera is in AF.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
the A and AF buttons are on correctly.
Camera and Video Technician: Russell A., Camera and Video Technician replied 10 months ago

Does the lens attempt to focus, at all, (hunt back and forth) of is there no movement.

Will the lens focus manually?

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