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Blured viewfinder Pictures download OK, picture image in display is OK, but in viewfinder both picture image and overlayed icons are blured, as in multiple images.

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  • DoD3007 Nov 13, 2007

    I see the same thing; this was fine at one time, but this makes it impossible to shoot through the viewfinder, which is the mode I use most. The image is blurry so you don't know what you are focused on and the icons are unreadable. HELP



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Look at the viewfinder on the camera.

Now look on the LEFT side of the viewfinder; just above the swivel-screen.

You will see a little thumb wheel there.

That is the focus for the viewfinder. Move it up and down to bring the viewfinder into focus. (Don't forget to do this while you are looking through the viewfinder so you can see what you are adjusting.)

Easy fix. :)

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