Samsung L700 Review - Test Shots – Full Res Crops Review

”A range of test shots are shown over the next two pages. Here, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and in some case a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”


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Here’s my usual detail comparison shot, the front window of Exeter Cathedral.


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This is a full-res crop from near the centre of the above image. Compare this with the same shot from other reviews.


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The L700’s lens isn’t up to the standard of some other recent Samsung cameras, and produces significant barrel distortion at wide angle.


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This is a full-res crop from the corner of the above image. Corner sharpness isn’t too bad, but the highlights are blown out from over-exposure.


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This was taken at the wide end of the zoom range, equivalent to 35mm.


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Zooming in to the 105mm-equivalent telephoto end looks like this.


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