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Blurry and Bright white on subject face

When I take a Picture it comes out Blurry.. I have tried numerious settings but it still is Blurry. Also some of my pictures have bright white (on the face) which looks like someone has a bright light shinning on the subject. Thanks

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This could be a CCD fault or possibly Lens damage. Not I would think something amenable to a sensible repair price- check Olympus first though.

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