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Blurry Pictures My Minolta Z6 used to take clear pictures. Suddenly almost every image is blurry. I have cleaned the lense to no avail. Focus looks fine through the viewfinder, but blurry when viewing later. I have tried doing manual focusing, etc. to no avail. Camera warranty expired just a couple of months ago.

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Re: Blurry Pictures

Contact Customer Support this is possibly a CCD problem- they may still fix it.

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My Minolta Z6 used to take clear pictures. Suddenly almost every image became is blurry. I then stored for about a year, now I have cleaned the lense to no avail. Focus l through lcd screen is also now...

I think you may be doing what I have ben doing. The auto focus beam I think emits from the small sender between the hand grip and the lense portion of the camera, ( Bad Design) When gripping the camera my fingers sometimes block the sender and causes it to be blurry as in not focused. .Try to keep your fingers from going in between the grip and lens and I think it will work for you.Let me know if this helps. I am so glad I found this out because this camera takes nice pictures.


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