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Old Jan 7, 2014, 12:41 AM   #1
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Default Typical quality for a ZS25 shot

I bought this camera for my wife as she needed a new one and doesn't share my love of DSLRs or super zooms. I had hoped the reach would make it versatile but the quality of the shots is so poor neither of us is happy. Here's a crop of a test shot I did. Personally I consider it useless, the quality looks bad even at 50%. Is this the best it can do, or did I get a lemon as it seems to have issues with focus as well? Thanks for any and all help.

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Old Jan 7, 2014, 12:53 AM   #2
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Difficult to tell with just one photo, without knowing the actual conditions and EXIF. I can take worse photos, all digicams perform poorly in underlight environs. If you are sure there is a focus issue with the camera (sometimes we don't take enough time to learn or adjust to a new camera), then surely it is not worth having - return it. Before that, I would suggest testing it outside home - say, scenery in good lighting with people on whom you can test the focus too.
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