Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?
Hi, my pictures are out of focus what could I do to fix this?
I'm going to assume that you're new to cameras. Please make sure the camera is on landcape mode and not Micro mode. If this doesn't work, in the menu look for digital zoom on/off. Turn it off and on. If it still doesn't work you might have some other features that I'm not aware of. Worst case scenario would be your lens mechanism itself.
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