”A range of test shots are shown over the next two pages. Here, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and in some case a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”
The wide-angle end of the zoom range is equivalent to 35mm, which is better than average but still not really wide enough for panoramic landscapes.
The telephoto end is equivalent to 105mm. This shot was taken from the same location as the one above. Any comments about fishing for whales will not be made by me.
Macro range is 3cm, but for accurate close-range focusing it’s best to turn of the AiAF. Amazing colour reproduction though.
The exposure system has no problem coping with bright highlights and shadow detail.
Score in detail
Image Quality 6