Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?
Canon G9 only half the picture is in focus
\015 Pictures taken of object in the same plane/ distance are in focus in the center and right side but not on the lefthand side of the frame. Both close and telephoto pictures. Different aperture, iso and shutter speeds make no difference to this issue.\011\015
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