First, make sure that you do not have the camera set to "macro" mode.
Next....make sure that you have a fully charged battery.

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That camera has several manual controls.
It is possible that you have set something wrong inadvertently.

Most digital cameras have a "reset" feature.
It is usually somewhere in one of the menus.

Check you camera User Manual and look for a reset feature.
It is used to change all your settings back to factory specifications.

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