Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

Poor focus in sunlight Powershot sx 120is

\015 I have purchased a glare shield for my powershot sx120is and still have difficulty seeing the image in sunlight\015

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This is normal...that's why I prefer a dslr with a viewfinder.
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Poor focus in sunlight Powershot sx 120is


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Hi! I actually have 2 canon Powershot SD1300 IS. One is only 1 month old. They both worked when I initially received them. Now they appear to be focusing, but pictures are coming out 99% blurry (out of focus). Am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to fix this?


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The focus is very poor. Repeated pushing shutter


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