Samsung ST500 Review - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance 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. The downloadable file is approximately 5.8MB.


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Despite the Schneider-Kreuznach lens and 12.2MP sensor, the level of recorded detail is not that good.


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The 27mm wide angle lens produces relatively little barrel distortion.


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Centre sharpness is actually pretty good.


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Corner sharpness could be better though.


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