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Macro Focusing Problem

When im trying to take a photo of something up close and i use the macro setting on the camera, it auto focuses and i can see the object in perfect definition on the screen, but it always ends up blurry by the time the camera is done auto focusing. is there any way that i can focus it manually?

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Re: Macro Focusing Problem

Try to master reset the menu...go to set up...highlight reset...go to yes then menu ok again....

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