Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?
My Canon won't focus through the viewfinder. Everything is always blurry in the viewfinder but the picture looks like it's focused.
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My Canon won't focus through the viewfinder. Everything is always blurry in the viewfinder but the picture looks like it's focused.
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Through the lens it looks like the picture will be blurry, but when I take the photo it comes out clear. I want to be able to manually focus, and know that what I'm focusing on will be clear. Any advice??
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