Pentax Optio RS1000 - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance



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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. ”


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. File size 2.17MB.


The image quality is terrible even by budget compact standards.


The lens produces a lot of wide-angle distortion, but it is mostly digitally corrected in processing.


The centre looks over-sharpened, but actually lacks detail.


The corner suffers from pixellated digital distortion, as well as chromatic aberration from the lens.