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All pictures are blurred and when looking at screen its blurred

I have cleaned the lens and tried a number of other things but for some reason I only get a blurred picture. Possibly the shutter??

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  • moondocmd Jan 08, 2009

    Well I'm not entirely sure how to change what you have suggested. I choose the option on the setup menu that say "reset camera" hoping that would take it back to factory settings, however, I still have the same issue. I did try the "AF Control" setting at both selections and that didn't help.

    I am noticing something interesting though: When I zoom in, the picture becomes clearer (although still slightly blurry). This is even true at very close distances. From this I am definitely thinking there is something going on with the focus.

    HELP!!!

    Thanks....

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Your camera's Focus mode may be set on Macro Selectable in which case the Auto Focus Range will be "wide: 0.07–0.7 m, tele: 0.4–0.7 m (macro AF)" as quoted in the specifications from www.kodak.com web page for the EasyShare M1033. While this setting is great for a close-up of a flower, anything more than a meter (about one yard) away will be blurred unless you reset your Auto Focus mode back to "normal AF" or "landscape mode"

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