Nikon CoolPix S3000 - 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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Nikon CoolPix S3000 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. File size 5.7MB.


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Nikon CoolPix S3000 test photo


While there is plenty of detail there is also a lack of contrast and some compression problems.


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Nikon CoolPix S3000 test photo


No digital correction, so the lens shows considerable barrel distortion at wide angle.


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Nikon CoolPix S3000 test photo


Centre sharpness is adequate, although no brilliant.


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Nikon CoolPix S3000 test photo


No corner blurring, but there is a hint of chromatic aberration.


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