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Blurred pics / Shutter speed on Fuji A470

My pics are more often then not blurry, the hand shake symbol is always on. I'm not old and shaky and other cameras I've used the pics havent been like this.
Is this camera just super sensitive?! Do I maybe have a setting set incorrectly re: the shutter speed?
Thanks in advance :)

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Re: Blurred pics / Shutter speed on Fuji A470

The hand symbol is alerting you that the camera will have to use a slow shutter speed to get enough light into the camera. Try pointing the camera at something bright, and the hand will not show. Therefore, if the hand is on, then you probably need to use the flash.

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