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Out of focus pictures when shot with view finder

Pictures that are taken are out of focus. this happens when i shoot from view finder. but when i shoot in live view the picture is focused. tried another lense same result. when i look through the view finder when i hear the focus beeb it looks focused but when i zoom the picture to 100 is it blurry

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I had a problem similar to this. Try taking off your glasses or removing your contacts and try again. Best of luck.

Posted on Nov 23, 2013

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SOURCE: autofcous and manual focus do not work

excuse me if this is a dumb question but you wouldn't believe the things people do...., but in manual mode are you actually manually trying to move the lens? as manual mode means just that you take hold of the lens and turn it. If it wont turn it sounds like the lens is jammed and needs returning/repairing.

if taking hold of the lens and turning it works for manual mode, take the lens off and clean the gold contacts on both the camera and the lens with a pencil erasor this may bring the auto focus back to life, switch back to auto and try again, if not its most likely the lens but take the body to a canon store and try another lens just to double check the body is ok

drop me a line if i can be of further assistance

best of luck

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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SOURCE: veiw finder(eye piece ) out of focus pictures are fine

Use the diopter adjustment to refocus the viewfinder to your eye.

Point the camera at a sign or something with writing on and half press the shutter button to focus then move the little adjuster at the top right of the viewfinder until the image in the veiwfinder is in focus

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Picture in View Finder perfectly clear, but out of focus

I would check IS(image stablization) setting and continous shooting setting to make sure these features are turned off. You want to experiment with different IS settings and definitely turn the continous shooting mode because the continouse mode may not focus 100% in order to shoot multiple shots. Hope this helps. -James. P.S. In my case it was too difficult to distinguish the quality of focus in the VF or LCD so you may not see the focus issue on them.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Image in the viewfinder appears blurry

you have adjust diaptor wheel acoording to your eye setting. adjust your camera according to this sujetion you want get blurry picture.
you can get this diaptor wheel next to view finder.

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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SOURCE: When I take a picture with the Canon Rebel, it

Good day,

The problem you might be having is that the view finder is out of focus.
If this is the problem it is an easy fix.
You will see a small wheel next to the view finder (it has a + and a - next to it), look through the view finder and let the camera focus on an object. Now turn the wheel and you will see the image either get worse or start to come in focus. Adjust the wheel until you are satisfied with the clarity.

Please let me know if this was helpful!

Regards

Posted on Nov 29, 2010

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