Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10 Review - Test shots – ISO performance Review

”A range of test shots are shown over the next few pages. Here, the full size images at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced for bandwidth purposes to let you see the full image, and a series of crops taken from original full resolution images at a range of ISO settings have been included in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”


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This is the full frame at 100 ISO.


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Even at 100 ISO there is a general haze of processing artefacts from the noise reduction system, and the picture just isn’t as sharp and detailed as some 10MP cameras.


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Slightly higher contrast at 200 ISO actually makes the picture look sharper.


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At 400 ISO image noise is starting to break through.


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At 800 ISO the noise reduction has wiped out most remaining fine detail.


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Image quality is very poor at 1600 ISO, the highest manual setting.


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This is the full frame at 1600 ISO.


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