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Out of focus

Everytime i take a picture no matter up close or far away it is out of focus, how do i fix this?

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  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    Check the firmware. I tried updating the firmware yesterday, but disconnected in the middle and now i'm having the same problems. I had the problem with another camera and sent it in to be fixed. If continues you might want to do the same. Also try another lens to see if it works on the camera's body.

  • David Shaub May 11, 2010

    Make sure when you hold the camera, that you don't block the sensor on the front.

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Reset camera back to factory default by mode dial=p, menu, right arrow, down to reset, right to reset, ok, yes

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  • The subject was not within the effective range of the flash. Each camera has an effective flash range.
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