Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 - 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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 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.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


The lens is pin-sharp and the image has tons of detail, more than most 12MP compacts.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


The high-quality Leica lens and some clever image processing completely eliminate optical distortion.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


The centre of the frame is razor-sharp.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 test photo


The corners of the frame are also sharp, with virtually no trace of chromatic aberration.


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