Canon PowerShot SX100 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 overall level of detail is very good.


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The lens produces very little barrel distortion at wide angle.


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The centre of the frame is pin-sharp.


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It is less sharp at the corner of the frame, with some chromatic aberration.


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There is a little pincushion distortion at the telephoto end, but not enough to worry about.


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