Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10 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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The level of fine detail is very poor for a 10MP camera.


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The Leica-branded lens does a good job, producing relatively little barrel distortion at wide angle.


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In this crop from the centre of the image above, you can see that the lens is nice and sharp, even if the sensor and processor aren’t.


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Corner sharpness is excellent, with no chromatic aberration.


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The same building shot at the telephoto setting. No pincushion distortion here.


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