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02-17-2008, 06:59 PM
My husband and I went to a garden this weekend. I was trying to take some photos of a realy pretty flower and used macro mode. I had the auto focus on because honestly Im not to familiar yet with the advanced features of this camera as I just got it on Friday. So instead of focusing on the flower the flower was blurry and the background was sharp. WHY??? What was I doing wrong here? I got several good shots and couldnt get this particular flower into focus. Thanks in advance for any advice on getting it to work better next time around
02-17-2008, 10:15 PM
Maybe you were too close to the flower? Not sure. On my point and shoot, there's a little box that shows you where the focus is. Does your camera have this?
02-17-2008, 10:35 PM
I have the same camera and I occasionally have this problem if I am getting too close or not locking the focus onto what I want. I actually turned on my guides this weekend to help me get it right.
02-17-2008, 10:40 PM
i have this camera too...since Christmas. I've never tried any other mode other than normal auto...i'm so not up to more advanced at this pt. I do know when I zoom though I need to wait a few seconds for it to come into focus.
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