Samsung NV15 Digital Camera Review - Test shots – Detail and lens perfomance Review

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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.”


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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 no significant advantage in recorded detail over the 8.1MP NV8.


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The lens does produce some barrel distortion at wide angle.


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In this crop from the image above, centre sharpness is good, but there is visible noise in the darker areas.


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The Schneider Kreuznach lens produces good corner sharpness, but there is some chromatic aberration.


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The same building, but at the telephoto end of the zoom range. There is very little pincushion distortion.


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