Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S550 10 Megapixel Digital Camera (Graphite Black) with 5x Optical Zoom + 4GB Memory Ca ?

Pics are not very clear, blurry most of the time.


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These small cameras are very hard to hold still and they all have auto focus fitted in them if the lens has a small bit of fluff or dirt on it the auto focus just keeps looking at the dirt?? and they call them smart cameras??? there not very smart il tell you that much, when you next take a photo hold the camera on a fence post (and pin it down) press the shuter slowly,,,and gently,,, if its still fuzzy its the camera thats fulty not you?
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