Canon EOS 550D Review - Test Shots – Detail And Lens Performance Review

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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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Canon EOS 550D test photo


Here’s my usual DSLR test shot of Sidmouth seafront for comparison with other cameras. Click on the image to download a full-size version, but be aware that the file is 5.6MB.


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Canon EOS 550D test photo


Compare this with the results from the Sony A500, the Nikon D5000 and the EOS 500D.


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Canon EOS 550D test photo


The Canon 18-55mm kit lens produces noticeable chromatic aberration even at f/11.


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Canon EOS 550D test photo


There’s also some barrel distortion at wide angle.


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