These images reveal the noise and the effects of the SX30's noise reduction system at each of the ISO settings from ISO 80 to ISO 1600. Each image is cropped at 100% to better illustrate the changes.

ISO 80 main

ISO 80

ISO 80 crop

ISO 100

ISO 100 crop

ISO 200

ISO 200 crop

ISO 400

ISO 400 crop

ISO 800

ISO 800 crop

ISO 1600

ISO 1600 crop

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