Canon EOS 400D Review - Test shots – Full res crops Review

”A range of test shots are shown over the next few pages. Here, 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 in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”


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I’ve taken this same shot under virtually identical lighting conditions with a range of 10MP DSLRs, so you can get an accurate picture of how they compare.


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This is a 100 percent crop from the image above. Refer to the reviews of the Nikon D80 and the Olympus E-400 for comparison shots.


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The 18-55mm kit lens supplied with the 400D isn’t up to the usual high standard one associates with Canon optics, with noticeable barrel distortion at wide angle. It’s be a better idea to buy the camera body-only and splash out on a decent lens.


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The lens has relatively poor edge sharpness, and surprisingly this shot shows a significant level of purple fringing.


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