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DImage G500 Grainy Pics

I have the CAMERA SET ON HIGHEST QUALITY AND fine, and I am getting grainy pictures. My son had same camera and they were beautiful? Any Suggestions?

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try resetting the camera once ... remove the batteries and press the power button for few seconds and put ur batteries back !!

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