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Canon Powershot D30

Canon makes its latest tough compact a waterproof wonder

Canon Powershot D30
The D30 is Canon's toughest compact yet

Canon Powershot D30

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Detail is fairly good in this image, though colours would benefit from being slightly more saturated.

Canon Powershot D30

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Here the D30 does a better job of capturing colours with good vibrancy.

Canon Powershot D30

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Despite a lower pixel count, the D30 is capable of resolving similar levels of detail compared to its more pixel-packed rivals.

Canon Powershot D30

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Another image with decent detail, though there is noticeable purple fringing to the right of frame.

Canon Powershot D30

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Shot at maximum wide angle, equivalent to 28mm. Note the blown highlights on the boat and fringing to the right of frame.

Canon Powershot D30

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Zoomed in 5x to a 140mm-equivalent focal length.

Canon Powershot D30

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The D30 should be capable of focussing 1cm from your subject, but when shooting this image it refused to focus closer than 5cm, regardless of shooting mode.

Canon Powershot D30

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By ISO800 colour speckling is clearly visible in neutral tones and shadow areas, and though plenty of detail is preserved, image noise is starting to overpower it.

Canon Powershot D30

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Regardless the metering method used, the D30 wouldn't correctly expose this scene and has exposed solely for the highlight areas.