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Taking pictures with a Samsung digimax A502 and the screen is blurred, the picture seems to have a "swirling" colour effect - also there is a black mark in the middle of the screen

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Try hard resetting once!!! Switch off ur camera , remove the batteries and press the power button for few seconds. then put the batteries back and try powering on!!
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Taking pictures with a Samsung digimax A502 and the screen is blurred, the picture seems to have a "swirling" colour effect - also there is a black mark in the middle of the screen

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