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Picture focus problems

When I was first taking pictures on my camera the focus on it was totally fine. Now when I take pictures all of the pictures turn out fuzzy. I have tried to adjust the resolution, the sharpnes and everything and they still seem to turn out all fuzzy. How can I fix this?

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  • lizm_cypress Oct 12, 2008

    i have the same problem my sony camera takes blurry pictures i have tried everything and it still comes out blurry i want to see if it can be fixed im trying to avoid buying a new one. is there anything else u can suggest for how to fix this issue.

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Make sure there is no flower icon on bottom left corner of screen-very common on sony to hit macro button to turn on by accident and you will get blur-only for extreme closeup-hit flower button to turn off if on and let me know if that was the problem

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