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Focus problem with optio555

I recently bought an optio555, and I'm a little dissapointed with the quality of the focus. Especially pictures at range infinity seem slightly out of focus; objects at a smaller distance (< 5 meters) are usually OK. Apart from that, objects at the left of a picture are much 'less sharp' than objects in the middle. As I'm not sure what the 555 is capable of, I was wondering if I have a defective camera, or too high expectations

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Re: Focus problem with optio555

Sorry to say but looks like a mid-aligned sensor. Better go for an exchange - mine is pretty sharp at the edges....

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Re: Focus problem with optio555

I think you have a defective camera. I have the 555 and none of my pictures ever look out of focus like that. Especially since those are outside with lots of light. They should be crystal clear. The colors don't look too goood either. Have you just taken it in P mode and let the camera choose all the settings? Have you possibly set some settings that have changed what the camera came with?Something is not right.

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