Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera ?

The focus is very poor. Repeated pushing shutter

\015 The focus is very poor. Repeated pushing shutter button half-way produces different focus most times.\015

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I believe you must had experienced this in Auto mode. This can happen when camera is too close to the object or coz of other problems. Didn't you try manual modes like AV or TV modes ?
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The focus is very poor. Repeated pushing shutter


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