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March 22, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: D800, 5DMk3, E-M5 vs X-Pro1 ISOz, etc

Time for a "diet edition" of the Cameraholic Digest. For previous updates, check the Cameraholic archives.

+ D800 4-page first impressions along with real-world samples at dpreview
+ D4 unboxing Canada-style at Photography Ramblings
+ if you are chasing the D800, we are updating the D800 stock status page more frequently than usual. Still remains in pre-order status for new buyers. Both B&H and Adorama said that previously placed pre-orders by NPS (Nikon Professional Service) members are shipping this week

+ 5D Mark Three video-priority review at EOS-HD
+ 5DMk3 vs 5DMk2 high ISO video test at Cinema 5D
+ 5DMk3 vs 7D vs RED Scarlet X video comparison at Cinema 5D
+ 5DMk3 night time high ISO video test by Eaglejm on YouTube (via Petapixel)
+ here's a comparison you don't see everyday: Canon D30 (D-Thirty) vs 1D Mark IV by David Jackson (via @PhotoLari, via Foto Actualidad)
+ if you are chasing the 5D Mark Three, the kit with the 24-105L is in-stock at multiple retailers at its opening price of $4300; the body only remains in pre-order status for $3500 - see details at the 5D Mark Three pre-orders page

+ E-M5 vs Fuji X-Pro1 ISO comparison at DC Fever (via Foto Actualidad)
+ E-M5 video testing and more at Full Circle Pix (posts are in reverse chronological order; page down to the March 5 post for the start of the E-M5 action) [via Robin Wong]
+ new firmware updates for the E-5 Four Thirds DSLR and various E-Pens via Imaging Resource et al

+ hands-on with K-01 at LA I am yours via and final thoughts at What Blog Is This?
+ MZ-S film SLR with new 40mm XS pancake lens tested at PentaxForums forums (via Ricehigh)

+ X-Pro1 vs Olympus E-M5 ISO comparison at DC Fever (via Foto Actualidad)

+ Nikon Coolpix P510 superzoom (up to 1000mm) review at CNet

+ coverage of Image Sensors 2012 day #1 and day #2 at Harvest Imaging (via Image Sensors World)

Reference Material
+ list of new cameras in 2012
+ 2012 Trade Show Calendar
+ completed lens reviews
+ completed camera reviews (serious/advanced/interesting cameras only)
+ latest Camera Deals, specials, promotions and in-stock alerts
+ dedicated mini-site for Pre-Orders and Stock-Status

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