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Anytime there is movement in the area I am shooting, the image comes out blurry. I do not know how to fix it. Still images are great, but, like I said, as soon as someone moves or walks their image is blurry. Any advice?

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Try setting the flash to always on. Even Pro shooters use flash in daylight.

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