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Olympus D-340L Test Images

Outdoor portrait: The D-340L's autoexposure had a bit of difficulty here - The normal exposure came out a bit dark, while the 1-stop compensated image lost detail in the strong highlights. In this image, we've done a "levels" adjustment in Photoshop to bring the tonal range into balance. Excellent detail, good "shape" in the red roses.
Indoor portrait, flash: Good balance between the flash and available light. Natural skin tone, good color balance overall.  
Indoor portrait, no flash: A little warm for our liking: Overall, we found the D-340L's white balance a little less aggressive than the other Olympus cameras. On the other hand, the color cast is very well behaved. In this version, we simply did an "auto levels" operation in Photoshop and voila! GREAT color!  
House shot: Super detail, good color tending slightly to the reddish, very few compression artifacts.  
"Musicians" poster: Excellent detail, slightly warmer cast of the camera produces beautiful skin tones, without any hint of over-saturation.  
Macro shot: Very good close-up close-up capability. This shot taken with studio lighting, but on-board flash does a good job up close.  
"Davebox" test target: Good color, excellent tonal range. Warm cast shows in the MacBeth chart, with lower saturation in greens. Excellent highlight detail delicate pastels, moderate shadow detail.  
"WG-18" resolution target: (Technoids only) - Visual resolution of ~700-725 line pairs/picture height both vertically and horizontally, essentially NO color aliasing. "Super High Quality" mode slightly decreases JPEG artifacts, at cost of larger files. "Standard Quality" mode is excellent 640x480. "Digital Tele" mode is a cropped-down version of the full array, but could save hassle shooting distant objects, if you can accept the lower resolution.  
Viewfinder accuracy/flash uniformity target: Aim point of the viewfinder is very slightly offset up and to the right (meaning that the captured image is shifted down and to the left by about 5% of the frame area. Captured image is about 15% larger in height and width than the area shown in the viewfinder.  

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