Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon SX200 IS macro focus problem

\015 When I put my Canon SX200 IS camera to Program mode and use Super Macro, the first shot taken is very sharp and well-defined. However, subsequent focusing and shots are blurry or not as well defined as the first shot. Is this something wrong with the camera or am I not using it properly? I've been using it for 4 months and it worked fine before. Thanks.\015

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I have the exact same problem, with macro, super macro, or manual focus. Sometimes the macro focus works so well that I can actually capture finger prints on a subject. Other times (most of the time) the focus in macro mode just does not work.

I have read in some forums that it may be related to the amount of light being used when in macro mode; although that doesn't seem to fix the problem for me, maybe that will help your solution. Could you try it out, ie. try macro mode with a brighter light source?
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