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Blurred pictures Okay so my pictures just started to get blurry and stuff like that for no reason (i took good care of my camera). and then it got a bit wet i think and now the flash won't work either and when i press the flash button thing it won't let me go to the flash menu. the red hand in the top right hand corner wont go away. What do i do? i just got this camera 2 months ago:(

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Re: blurred pictures

WATER + CAMERAS = NOT GOOD!! does anyone besides me see this?

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Pictures come out blurry if any movement

The most likely culprit is a slow shutter speed. If the subject moves while the picture is being taken, you'll see it blur. If non-moving objects show up sharp while the moving objects are blurred, then this is definitely it.

Another possibility is camera movement. Try putting the camera on a tripod or a table or other steady support, then use the self-timer to take a picture. If everything in the picture is blurry, then this is probably the reason.

The third possibility is that the camera isn't focused on the subject. Try taking a picture of the subject when it isn't moving and see what happens.

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Picture comes out blurry

There are three main reasons for blurry pictures.
Pictures may come out blurry if they're not focused properly. If some objects are sharp and others are not, this may indicate focusing on the wrong subject. This is usually not a major problem with compact point&shoot cameras since they have such a wide field of focus that almost everything will be in focus anyway.
Subject motion. If moving objects blur while stationary objects remain sharp then the shutter speed is too slow to freeze the motion. Try switching to the sports mode, and/or add more light.
Camera motion. This is the most common cause. Set your camera on a table or other stable surface and use the self-timer to take a picture. Take another one while holding the camera. Compare the two on your computer.

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Hand shake means shutter speed is too low to avoid blurred picture(due to low light)
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All of a sudden everything is out of focus and very blurry, pictures and even through the view finder. we took a few pics tht turned out normal, set the camera down picked it up about 5-10 minutes later...

If the viewfinder is also blurry, it might be as simple as a smudge on the lens. Is the blur uniform and consistent on the pictures and in the viewfinder? Was there a curious dog nearby when you set the camera down?:)

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Is it set to AUTO exposure? That can cause blur in some situations. It could have been the camera movement.

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call SONY it is a known problem they will do it FREE just call them see link for sample service advisory dont worry if ur model is not there just call and ask them about BAD CCD

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Everytime I took pictures the pictures turned out to be blurred

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $87.85 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

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It sound like you have some dust particles or a smudge spot on the CCD screen (actually on the low-pass filter in front of image chip). To leave an image on CCD, the dusts must be closer to the image plane to be registered so it should be somewhere closer to the screen or right on it. Take a look at the screen with "CCD Clean" mode and blow out any dust. If the smudge is on the screen, I recomend trained tech should clean it. good luck. For further assistance by email, go to

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If u had took photo in very low light, pictures will appear blur. Or if you use tele zoom, u need to use tripod to stablize. In normal conditions, you can turn on image stablizer.

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Hi I just experienced the same problem.Could NOT figure out what went wrong.The LCD screen image was blurred and as a result the pics I took were blurry:(
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