Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 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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Here’s the usual test shot of the west window of Exeter cathedral to compare detail and sharpness with other cameras. See below for a full-res crop or click to download the full-sized version.


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Despite the grey overcast day the FX500 has managed to capture a lot of fine detail.


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The Leica-branded lens produces virtually no wide-angle barrel distortion – or is it all done in processing?


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Centre sharpness is very good.


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Corner sharpness is also good, with minimal chromatic aberration.


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