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Autofocus problem with AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II in the studio

ahubba

North Kingstown, US
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ahubba Silver Member Nikonian since 06th Apr 2009
Mon 21-Jan-13 03:47 PM

Folks

I dropped this lens a year ago and had it serviced by Nikon - and for basketball - which I shoot a lot - it is great. Outdoors, it is great

What happens in the studio, with modeling lights - I have it set for single shot and autofocus. The first 100 or so pictures are great. All of a sudden, it starts having problems getting autofocus. I put the center focus points on someones eyes - or I try the lips - and it will not focus. When I switch to another lens - usually the 24-70 - autofocus works like a champ.

BTW - Camera is a D3S

Any ideas?

Should I just send it back to Nikon?

Thanks
Alan

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