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Susan Tilly Posted on May 07, 2007

Blurry Pics and not able to set date/time

I notice when I try to take pictures without the flash on they are blurry, however I have no problems when I use the flash. How can I fix that? Also, I'm not able to set the time and date on my camera. When I go to the menu to select it, it is "grayed" out and I'm not able to select it. So when I order my picture they are all stamped with the date I ordered them instead of the date I took the picture. How can I fix that? Thanks for your help.

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You can only set the date stamp in the “Post Card” resolution mode. Hit the “function” button, go down to the resolution selection (L, M, S, W, Postcard, etc.). Pick the “Post Card” setting. Hit the “menu” button and the “date stamp” menu will be active

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If you're shooting in dim/low light & turn the flash off the camera will automatically select a slow shutter speed. And you're getting blurry photos from camera movement is my best guess. So hold the camera extra steady, perhaps brace yourself against a wall, tuck your arms into your side that sort of thing. Try not to hold camera out at arms length - difficult to hold camera steady. Use the viewfinder instead of the screen to compose your photo. I turn the flash off all the time, but I do hold the camera steady. Also, shoot more than one photo will increase your odds of getting one sharp. As for the date stamp issue, I dunno. In fact, I turn my time/date stamp off. It's difficult navigating thru all those different menus & settings.

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Maybe, clean your lens.

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