Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S5100 Digital Camera ?
Pictures out of focus
\015 I am taking still shots on a table of documents. One shot is clear, the next ridiculously out of focus. I have pretty much given up on this camera and bough a Kodak. This was my only Fuji camera and will be my last. I am also trying to figure out how to change the battery that runs the flash. Thank you so much for your help. Also where can I download the instructions?\015
Keep the camera on AUTO, and refocus on every shot (push the button down until you see the green cross-hairs in the center of your subject - let up and then "snap" your photo).
\015\012To change the battery - open the door on the bottom right.
\015\012To change the battery - open the door on the bottom right.
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