Canon PowerShot S5 IS Review - Test Shots – Full Res Crops Review

”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 my 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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The level of detail near the centre of the frame is very good for an 8MP camera.


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The Canon lens produces very little wide-angle distortion.


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The centre of the frame is nice and sharp, with good detail.


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There is some blurring and chromatic aberration at the edges of the frame.


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