Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Review - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance 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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No cathedral window picture today on account of the awful weather, but here’s the shot of Sidmouth seafront that I normally use for DSLR tests. Click on the image to download a full-size version, but be aware that the file is 3.2MB.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


It’s interesting to compare this with the same shot taken on a Canon EOS 550D. As you can see the level of fine detail isn’t as good, and there’s a general overall softness.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


Not too much barrel distortion at wide angle…


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


…and centre sharpness is fairly good…


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


…but there is significant blurring ant chromatic aberration in the corners of the frame.


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