Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S51S Digital Camera ?

I own a canon PowerShot S51S. When I open the camera to take a picture , it is blurred. But when I download to my pc or look them after in the camera it's O.K. Any help would be appreciate.. Lise

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My Canon PowerShot S5 IS custom setting doesn't seem to work. When you turn it to that setting the screen blank. Even looking through the lense with the external screen closed it's blank. Some of the other settings don't seem work correctly anymore.
I'm not totally sure of your question or concern but let me attempt to show some light on what it is I think you are asking. The Canon PowerShot S51S is a huge step up from a pocket point and shooter, this is a very powerful camera with features that would make some Pro camera whimper. So to the problem I think you are having. The camera is fitted with an optical viewfinder but the image you are seeing isn't "Through the lens" in fact it's a digital image of what the camera sees and therefore will not appear clear to your eye. The image will look a little grainy and slightly out of focus. If the in focus indicator is showing your image is focused then take the picture as long as the focus indicator light is on then the picture will be in focus. The problem you are experiencing is compounded if you wear glasses. This is one place where you need technology to rule. I know what you are feeling believe me because I still have problems with a digital viewfinders. Right now I use seven different cameras one of them has the digital viewfinder and it just make me stop and think then rely on the in focus indicator. Hope this was a help but as long as the camera is functioning properly you have no concerns. By the way you have chosen a great camera for creative photography. Happy Holidays from Robert in Canada
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