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Canon R Focus With Self/Timer Blurry Photo

by Bill
(Tucson, AZ)

Self Timer

Self Timer

Hi
I have a Canon R and set the camera on the tripod, with the 10 sec timer.
The background is mat white. I operate the 10 sec timer, run in front of the camera, sit down and the camera automatically takes a picture.
Unfortunately, the photo of me is blurry, not sharp.
I set the focus on servo and get in position a few seconds before the click.

I was under the impression the camera would automatically refocus.
Any thoughts?
Bill


Hi Bill,

Sorry that you're getting a blurry photo with your Canon R camera. Without seeing a sample, it is very difficult for me to help.

Can you attach one of your blurry self-timer photos from your Canon R? There are 2 reasons for blurry photos. One is movement during a slow shutter speed and the other is focusing on the wrong spot.

You're camera will likely refocus during video, but not during a self-timer delayed still image.

Let me know if my answer is a help,
thank you,
Bruce

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