Sigma SD14 Digital SLR Review - Test Shots – Full Res Crops 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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This is my usual shot to compare digital SLRs. Compare this with similar shots taken on, for example the Nikon D80 or Canon EOS 400D.


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This is a full-res crop from the above image.


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The SD14 has fantastic dynamic range, capturing a wide range of tones.


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There is absolutely no fringing on this high-contrast edge.


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This shot was taken in bright sunlight (yes, we finally had some), but the SD14 has coped well with wide the range of brightness.


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The superb Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC lens produces extremely sharp detail and virtually no distortion.


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This corner crop from the image above shows the excellent corner sharpness.


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