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  1. #1
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    Hello from Kentucky!

    I first picked up a camera to seriously learn about 6 years ago. But alas, my daughter was too young, and I couldn't juggle teaching, children, and home and learn something new. Photography wasn't something I could just quickly pick up on. So I put it aside. Now, 6 years later, I'm here and ready to learn!

    I still have the same beginner D3200. It has served me well so far. I just picked up a 50mm lens, but I am experiencing difficulty with it. Any advice would be greatly appreciated on getting it out of manual focus
    I'm happy to be here and hope to learn a lot!


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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome
    "Remember to gaze up at the night sky because there is a little bit of the cosmos in each of us."


    Um yeahhhh, I shoot a lot of pics of my dogs.
    D500 (DOB 05/26/17), D300, D80, SB-800. RIP-D100
    Sigma 150-600mm DG Contemporary, Sigma 50-150mm f2.8, Tamron 28-75mm f2.8,
    Nikkor Nifty-Fifty.

  3. #3
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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome aboard!

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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome!

  5. #5
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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome!

    The best thing to do if you having a problem is to post a picture showing it. Provide details of camera settings and a description of problem. Many helpful and knowledgeable people here. You may want to start a new thread for it.
    Last edited by Needa; 07-16-2020 at 11:56 AM.

  6. #6
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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome to the forum from another Kentuckian. I agree with Needa. Sending in a photo is a quick way for us to ID it, because not all 50 mm lenses are autofocus on a D3200. The AF-S 50 f1.8 G is one that will If the one you have AF 50 f1.8 D it is manual focus.
    Dan~~Kentucky

    "The natural man must know in order to believe; The spiritual man must believe in order to know. " ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer ~ "The Dwelling Place of God"

    Nikon Z 6 Nikon D7200 w/Grip, Nikon D700 w/Grip, AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR, Nikon 14-24 f/2.8, Nikkor 50mm/1.8G, Tamron 28-75, Tamron 70-200 F/2.8
    Yongnuo Speedlight YN568EX, Vanguard ALTA Pro 264AB Tripod, Vanguard
    SBH-100 ball head Beike Gimbal Head, ARCA Swiss B1 ball head

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  7. #7
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    Re: Hello from Kentucky!

    Welcome aboard. Enjoy the ride.
    We look forward to seeing more posts and samples of your work.

    If it is a D lens, it will not autofocus on your camera.
    Brent: Poway, CA
    D7200, D200, F100
    Tokina 12-24mm
    Nikon 18-200mm
    Tokina 28-70mm f2.6-2.8
    Nikon 80-200mm f2.8
    Sigma 150-600mm
    Nikon 50 AF f1.8
    Tokina 100mm f2.8 Macro
    Nikon SB800





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