Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS Review - Test shots – Detail and lens perfomance 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 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.


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While there is plenty of detail the image quality suffers from compression, over-sharpening and slight noise.


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Unusually the Schneider-Kreuznach lens produces very noticeable barrel distortion at the wide-angle end. The two images below are cops from this frame.


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Corner sharpness is pretty good though.


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Centre sharpness is good, but again over-compressed and over-sharpened.


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There is some pincushion distortion at the telephoto end.


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