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My camera often takes blurry pictures. Doesn't matter if the flash is or is not used. I press the button half-way down, allowing camera to focus, then depress the button all the way down, but it still may be blurry. Sometimes turning on and off the camera fixes the problem, but not always.

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This must surely be a technique issue. If you hold the camera at arms length you will most often get movement when pressing the button all the way down. Whenever possible, use the view finder. With the camera held firmly against your face, frame your shot and press the button down half way - as you do. Then keep the camera held against your face and squeeze the button down fully. Breathing technique helps too. With the button half way down take a deep breath in, exhale and half way through the next inhalation stop, hold your breath, check the frame is still as you want it then squeeze the button down fully. Always try to squeeze, rather than press, the button.

Posted on May 19, 2011

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