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June 05, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: d3200, e-m5, v1, 5dmk3, nx20, iq180, gf5, comparisons, etc

The time has come for a new edition of the Cameraholic Digest. Completed lens reviews can be found at the Lens Reviews stream and completed reviews of interesting/advanced/intriguing cameras can be found at the Camera Reviews stream...

Medium Format
+ on location with the Phase One IQ 180 at Photo Arts Monthly

+ NX20 real-world full-size JPEG samples at

+ 5D Mark III review at PDN Online [see more 5DMk3 reviews]
+ two 5DMk3 ISO 25600 shots at Roland Lim
+ 1D Mark X designated launch video director Tyler Stableford discusses his 1D X video at DSLR News Shooter
+ 1D Mark X Dxomark comparison discussion at Dxomark
+ 50D first impressions at Photographic Central
+ Powershot SX260 HS reviews at dpreview (DC Resource) and Steve's Digicams [see more SX260HS reviews]
+ Ixus 510 HS review at
+ new Photo Paper Pro Luster announced via Imaging Insider et al
+ availability updates: 5D Mark III

+ E-M5 review at Ming Thein [see more E-M5 reviews]
+ E-M5 first impressions by Richard Chomko on TOP (100 year old included!)
+ E-M5 vs Fuji X100 vs Leica X2 vs Sony NEX-7 one-scene comparison at Steve Huff
+ availability updates: OM-D E-M5

+ D3200 reviews at CNet and Camera Labs [see more D3200 reviews]
+ V1 quick review at Luminous Landscape [see more V1 reviews]
+ FT-1 mount adapter review at SLR Gear (Nikon F-lenses on Nikon CX mirrorless bodies)
+ D4 firmware update: turn off networking says Nikon says Galbraith [see also D4 reviews]
+ Nikon herself flashbacks to the 1200-1700mm f/5.6-8P IF-ED lens (via DJoP)
+ availability updates: D4, D700, D800s, D3200

+ X-Pro1 tips on street photography at Kobal [see also X-Pro1 reviews]
+ X100 vs Leica X2 vs Olympus E-M5 vs Sony NEX-7 one-scene comparison at Steve Huff
+ F770-EXR review at Photo Review [see more F770-exr reviews]
+ X10 sensor vs sensors of other Fujis at Nothing Special where the HS25 EXR action continues
+ T400 review at Cameras UK
+ availability updates: X-Pro1

+ M Monochromie street photography samples at Ming Thein
+ X2 vs Fuji X100 vs Olympus E-M5 vs Sony NEX-7 one-scene comparison at Steve Huff

+ GF5 studio test samples (including .rw2 RAW) at Imaging Resource [see also GF5 reviews]
+ TZ30/ZS20 superzoom review at CNet Australia [see more TZ30/ZS20 reviews]

+ NEX-7 vs Fuji X100 vs Leica X2 vs Olympus E-M5 one-scene comparison at Steve Huff
+ NEX-5n on a flying gadget by Ak&Fpv (Vimeo) (via SAN)

+ CX6 firmware update promises bug fixes and improvements says Imaging Resource

+ if you like to write user reviews, the forum has launched a Members review section for all things micro four thirds gear

Viral Videos
The short Canon 1D vs 5D discussion on HBO's new TV series "Veep" staring Elaine, Seinfeld's wife I believe. Elaine's father also works at HBO I believe, his show is Curb Your Enthusiasm ;-) [via PDN, Boing]

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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