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Pictures are not sharp. They seem to be out of focus.

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Digital cameras are not as fast as film cameras. It could be you are just moving too much. Try an image with the camera on a table or shelf, so that it can not move, and be sure to wait a second or two, for the image to finish.
Of course if you dropped it or something, that would be different, and then warranty would be your best bet.

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

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