Canon PowerShot S95 - 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 PowerShot S95 test photo


Here’s the 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. The downloadable image is converted from a Raw file, size 8.1MB.


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Canon PowerShot S95 test photo


This is a crop from a converted Raw image. As you can see the level of fine detail is among the very best currently available from a compact camera. Compare with the Lumix LX5.


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Canon PowerShot S95 test photo


The S95’s lens does produce some barrel distortion at wide angle, but it’s not too bad.


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Canon PowerShot S95 test photo


Centre sharpness is outstanding.


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Canon PowerShot S95 test photo


Corner sharpness is also very good, although there is some chromatic aberration.


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