Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 - Test Shots – ISO Performance

Score

”Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality. These pictures were taken indoors using reflected natural light ”


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


This is the full frame at 80 ISO.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


80 ISO is a new setting for the FZ38. The image quality is exceptionally good with no trace of image noise.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


Not much difference at 100 ISO.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


Still no noise problems at 200 ISO.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


400 ISO, and there are some signs of noise reduction at work, but the image is sharp and well detailed.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


The noise reduction is a bit more noticeable at 800 ISO, but still the image quality is pretty good.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


At 1600 ISO there is some loss of detail, but the image is still usable for smaller prints.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


This is the full frame at maximum ISO.


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