ZS40/TZ60 vs the competition

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Ianperegian
Ianperegian OP Veteran Member • Posts: 3,522
Re: Imaging Resource studio images

MarioV wrote:

Ianperegian wrote:

Imaging Resource has now posted studio ISO series for the ZS40, including both JPG and RAW images: http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/panasonic-zs40/panasonic-zs40A7.HTM

I’ve only compared their 100 ISO JPGs for the ZS40 vs the ZS30 so far. To my eyes the IQ of the ZS40 looks better, with less noise. However, the ZS40 shows some bluish CA around white against black objects, although it is only visible at 100%. I suppose that is a limitation of the new, longer zoom lens.

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Thanks for the heads up, Ian. Look forward to checking it out.

Hi Mario,

I had a go at manually processing the 100 ISO RAW file.  I've shown the result below:

The WB is off, but I was able to remove the CA and also perhaps to preserve a little more detail (as in the paintbrush hairs) compared with the OOC JPG, although at the expense of a little more noise.

Ian

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