Panasonic Lumix TZ3 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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There is a hint of softness, but the overall level of detail is superb.


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The TZ3 has a superb lens, one of the few wide-angle, long-zoom lenses with no noticeable barrel distortion at all.


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The centre of the image above, at full resolution. Again the picture is a little soft.


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Corner sharpness is almost as good as the centre.


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The same building, but this time zoomed in to full telephoto. There is no distortion at this end of the zoom range either.


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