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April 09, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: D7000 & K-5 dissected, Zeiss vs Canon wide, E-M5 washed, etc

If it's Monday, it's not meet the press! But it is a new edition of the Cameraholic Digest... Completed lens reviews are (as usual) posted at the Lens Reviews site.

DSLRs Dissected: Nikon D7000 and Pentax K-5
+ Nikon D7000 dissected at Lens Rentals
+ Pentax K-5 dissected at Xitek forums (via Ricehigh)

Zeiss vs Canon
+ Vincent Laforet compares Zeiss and Canon wide SLR lenses

+ on GXR and manual focusing at BMUpix (Bjorn Utpott)

+ E-M5 7-minute video hands-on including a watering/washing (!!!) experiment at Clipset
+ E-M5 first look at DC Watch Impress (computer-translated)

+ GF-5 first look hands-on at CNet Asia
+ GX1 hosts Sigma 19mm f2.8 DN samples at DC Watch Impress

+ NEX-7 hosts Sony 30/3.5 vs Sigma 30/2.8 DN duel at SLR Lens Review
+ NEX-C3 review at Photography Bay
+ NEX-FS100 short film, "Story of a Boxer" at Philip Bloom
+ Cybershot HX200v real-world samples at DC Resource
+ NEX-7 or Fuji X-Pro1 asks Sound Image Plus

Film Cameras
+ rangerfinder shootout with 35mm lenses episode II by Brad Husic @SteveHuffPost

+ Yongnuo 560EX II flash review at The PBG

Camera Geekery
+ vintage cinema and projector lenses adapted for the Phase One DF with the IQ180 digital back by Yat Lee (flickr) talking about his project at The Dark Art (via F/Stoppers). Video Vimeo-embedded below...

Modified Vintage Cinema Lenses on Phase One DF from drew gardner on Vimeo.

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