Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Pictures are not sharp. They seem to be out of focus.

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Digital cameras are not as fast as film cameras. It could be you are just moving too much. Try an image with the camera on a table or shelf, so that it can not move, and be sure to wait a second or two, for the image to finish.
Of course if you dropped it or something, that would be different, and then warranty would be your best bet.
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