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May 03, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: D4/D800 lockup, D4, 5DMk3, A77, NX200, E-M5, etc

Oh hai! Happy Friday Digest! Lens reviews, as usual, can be found at the Lens Reviews stream with three new prime reviews added today.

When Brick Walls Collide
+ brick wall comparison of Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC vs Canon 24-70mm f2.8 at F/Stoppers
+ availability update: Tamron 24-70/2.8 Di VC in-stock at B&H Photo for $1300

+ D4 review at PDN online (see also more D4 reviews)
+ Nikon ACKs lockup issue with D4 and D800 and offers temporary workaround - via PDN Online et al - no black tape needed (yet?)
+ Coolpix AW100 waterproof review at Photography Review

+ 5DMk3 review at CNet USA - {see also more 5DMk3 reviews}
+ Powershot A4000 IS review at ephotozine
+ 5DMk3 availability: check stock status page

+ E-M5 vs E-P3 RAW pixel-peeping at (see also more E-M5 reviews)
+ E-M5 on the road with Colin Steel at Steve Huff Post
+ E-M5 vs Sony NEX-7 vs Fuji X-Pro1 test scene comparison (200, 800, 3200) at Sound Image +
+ E-M5 availability: check stock status page

+ NX200 review at Camera Labs (see also more reviews)

+ Alpha A77 review at Camera Labs (see also more A77 reviews)
+ NEX-7 vs Fuji X-Pro1 vs Olympus E-M5 test scene comparison (200, 800, 3200) at Sound Image +
+ Cybershot TX200v studio test samples at Imaging Resource
+ A77 availability: check stock status page

+ HS30-EXR review at ephotozine (see also more HS30exr reviews)
+ HS25-EXR on-going review has just began at Nothing Special (three parts so far)
+ X-Pro1 vs Sony NEX-7 vs Olympus E-M5 test scene comparison (200, 800, 3200) at Sound Image +
+ X-Pro1 availability update: check stock status page

+ 3D1 (3D camera) review at Pocket Lint 3D
+ deal alert: Panasonic M43rds lens discounts including the 12.5mm 3D for $69, 14-42 for $100, 45-200 for $200, 45-175 X silver for $311 and 14-140 for $550 (in-stock and shipping as of the time of writing)

Photo Sharing
+ flickr launches two new photo sizes, 2048 and 1600 - via Flickr blog

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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