Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Review - Test Shots – Exposure Evaluation Review

”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image. ”


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


The wide angle end is equivalent to 28mm, wide enough for good landscapes.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


The telephoto end is equivalent to 392mm. Note also that the edges of the frame are visibly darker than the centre, something called vignetting, a problem caused by the design of the lens.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


Dynamic range is better than expected for a 14MP camera, although the shadows are a bit murky and the highlights lack detail.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


With the i-Contrast feature activated the shadow detail is much improved, although the highlights are still burned out.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


Colour rendition is very good.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


The monochrome setting also produces nice results.


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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS test photo


The Miniature Effect scene mode is was previously seen on Ricoh’s CX3 compact.


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Score


Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Image Quality 8
  • Build Quality 8