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Through the lens it looks like the picture will be blurry, but when I take the photo it comes out clear. I want to be able to manually focus, and know that what I'm focusing on will be clear. Any advice??

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There's a diopter adjustment control just to the right of the viewfinder. Try adjusting it while looking through the viewfinder.

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I have heard a lot of complaints about people taking Blurry Photos.

There are a few possibilities for it and a few easy fixes.

The first possibility I would identify is a dirty lens. To fix this simply take a clean microfiber cloth and gently clean the lens until there are no smudges visible.

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The other possibility I would identify is that the pictures are out of focus.
This problem can be caused by a dirty lens or because the object or person was not focused on. To ensure focus on your photos, line up your shot and wait for the camera to focus by pressing the shutter button half way down. When focused press the shutter button in all the way and hold the camera still until the photo appears on the screen. By doing this you will eliminate any motion that might mess up your shot.

Please let me know if these tips work for you!

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