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March 14, 2012

Cameraholist Digest: D800E RAW/JPEG samples, D800, XPro1, E-M5, G1x vs 7D, & more

And now the time has come for a new sprawling and super-jam-packed edition of the "Cameraholic Digest". For previous installments, check the Cameraholic archives.

+ evaluating Sigma SD1 prints at TOP with Jim Kofron

+ D800E (the one with the anti-aliasing-filter-cancelling technology) real-world JPEG and RAW samples at Fotopolis
+ D800E ISO color chart crops and full-size JPEG and RAW samples at Fotoplis - full-size on page #2
+ D800 real-world JPEG and RAW samples at Fotopolis
+ D800 JPEG and RAW studio test samples at Imaging Resource
+ D800 sample HD video at ephotozine HD
+ D4/D800 video features walkthrough by Nice Lady Productions (Vimeo) [via Pixfan]
+ D4 Corey Rich video and behind the scenes action via PhotoXels, Galbraith
+ D4 video with Filippo Chiesa on Vimeo (via Outback Photo)

+ G1x completed reviews at Camera Labs and Luminous Landscape
+ G1x vs 7D comparison at DP Interface
+ G1x vs 7D video mode comparison at DP Interface
+ Pixma Pro-1 printer review at dprinter-review (seven pages)
+ Cinema EOS C300 first look at Focus Numerique (computer-translated)

Fuji, not Fujitsu
+ X-Pro1 after one week by CMHHK at SI+ (see also CMHHK flickr samples)
+ X-Pro1 real-world JPEG and RAW samples at Focus Numerique
+ X-Pro1 real-world samples in Osaka by Roland Lim
+ X-Pro1 part #4 at System Kamera Forum blog (computer-translated)
+ X-Pro1 part #5 at System Kamera forum blog (computer-translated)
+ X-Pro1 5-minute video review by Mijonju at Eric Kim
+ X-Pro1 with SLR Magic 50mm f0.95 lens at F8 Photography
+ X-S1 first look by Fuji's Brandon Remler
+ X10 hands-on video (8 minutes) at Photography Review

+ E-M5 street shooting and conclusions by Robin Wong
+ E-PM1 review at Neocamera
+ SP810uz superzoom review at ephotozine
+ Tough TG820 elementproof review at etoughzine

+ Alpha A57 updates after the announcement have their own round-up
+ first impressions by Kirk Tuck - see also SXSW sample-istas
+ first pictures of ReWo cage for NEX-7 at NEX-HD
+ NEX-7 focus peaking at Sound Image Plus
+ NEX-7 with Voigtlander 35mm Ultron at Sony Alpha NeX

Pentax, not Hoya
+ K-01 first look at dC Watch (computer-translated)
+ K-01 with FA31 focus peaking by Pentax's Ned Bunnell
+ K-01 trade show report in Taipei round-up via RiceHigh (caution: people with mini clothes) and K-01 crash video via RiceHigh (did Pentax hire Windows 95 programmers?)
+ VS20 superzoom (with two shutter buttons) review at CNet UK

The Others
+ Panasonic GX1 with Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN real-world JPEG samples at DC Watch of Impress
+ Samsung WB150F superzoom review at ePhotozine
+ Panasonic FT20 elementproof review at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ Snapseed desktop software review at Imaging Software Resource
+ iPad 3 reviews by multiple tech sites - see via Techmeme

Camera Geekery
+ Digital Holga D concept camera by Saikat Biswas (via Pop Photo via Metafilter)
+ peanut butter lid fixes broken Shiguma lens (via Petapixel, F/stoppers, Gizmodeaux)
+ TLR made of Legos by Morkerommet (via DIY Photography et al)

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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