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7/10

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Olympus X-915 - Test Shots - Detail & 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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This is a detail shot of the ceiling under the Bell Tower of St Albans Abbey.

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There's some fine detail but sharpness is less than ideal.

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Our shot of the grid reveals noticeable barrel distortion.

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Centre sharpness was average.

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As expected from the lens design, there's blurring in the corners and noticeable fringing.

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The X-915 may boast a 5x optical zoom, but the wide-end is the equivalent to just 36mm, like most 3x optical zooms.

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At the longest tele-setting, equivalent to 180mm, the X-915 has more reach than most.

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