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Olympus FE-290 - Test shots - Full-res crops

By Cliff Smith


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A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, 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 to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.


Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


The level of detail is extremely poor, even for a 7MP camera. This is really very bad indeed.


Perversely, the lens actually produces relatively little barrel distortion at wide angle.


This crop from the centre of the image above shows massive over-sharpening. There aren't supposed to be white lines beside the black edges of the blocks.


Corner sharpness isn't too dreadful, but only by comparison to the rest of the image quality.


The same building, but at maximum zoom, showing lots of pincushion distortion.


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