Canon PowerShot A470 - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance

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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.”


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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. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


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Compression artefacts and excessive sharpening have reduced the level of visible detail, a shame because the lens is capable of better results.


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There is very little barrel distortion at wide angle.


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Centre sharpness is good, although some of that is due to artificial sharpening.


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There is some chromatic aberration, but corner sharpness is pretty good too.


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