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Canon Digital IXUS 65 - Test Shots - Full Res Crops

By Cliff Smith



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A range of test shots are shown over the next few pages. Here, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.


1/3rd, f/2.8, ISO 80

At 80 ISO the image is clean and noise free, as one might expect. Make the most of it, because it won’t last.


1/4th, f/2.8, ISO 100

Just 1/3rd of a stop faster at 100 ISO and already there is a hint of image noise visible in this shot.


1/8th, f/2.8, ISO 200

At only 200 ISO there is visible image noise and colour speckling in the mid-tone and darker areas of this shot. A surprisingly poor performance from the usually unassailable Canon.


1/15th, f/2.8, ISO 400

At 400 ISO the image noise has wiped out a lot of fine detail and reduced picture quality to almost unusable levels.


1/30th, f/2.8, ISO 800

At 800 ISO the image is covered in very severe noise and colour distortion. Fine detail has been utterly lost in the haze and the picture is unusable.


David Rogers

May 1, 2009, 4:32 pm

Very pleased with this camera...but..will the camera take a 4GB SDHC card? Saw a 4GH Sandisc memory card on offer for ٤ at our local supermarket but the camera display screen says the card is "locked".Anyone had a similar problem?

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