Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 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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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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