Having problems with your Olympus SP-500 UZ Digital Camera ?

Blurry it takes pictures but on the screen the are very blury, dark, and takes a long time to capture the picture.


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When using any digital camera, you need to do a soft press on the shutter button to capture better pics... when pressing down hard, the images tend to be less than desirable
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