Summary

Our Score

7/10

User Score

Review Price £549.00

Olympus Pen E-P1 - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

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.

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Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. Please bear in mind that the maximum magnification of the 14-42mm lens isn't quite as high as most 3x zoom compacts. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.

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The level of detail is very good, but not really much better than a good compact.

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The kit zoom lens is excellent, with very little optical distortion.

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Centre sharpness is excellent.

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The corners of the frame are also very sharp.

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