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July 04, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: DP2 M, E-M5, 75/1.8, NX210, X-Pro1, G1x, Nikon autofocusing, etc

A new edition of the Cameraholic Digest has arrived! It is like the NewsHour HalfHour for cameras, only more boring ;-) Lens reviews, as usual, can be found at the Lens Reviews mini-site, which includes a new 4-pack of Samyang lens reviews. Soundtrack for this edition: Rush, "Clockwork Angels and Time Machine".

+ DP2 Merrill first impressions at DC Watch (computer-translated)

+ E-M5 hosts 75mm f1.8 night shooting and more action at Robin Wong
+ E-P3 hosts real-world JPEG samples with the 75mm f1.8 at Fotopolis
+ E-P3 with telephoto lenses at DC Watch (computer translated)
+ E-M5 diorama of Vancouver at Photography Rumblings
+ waterproof case PT-EP08 coming July 27 says DC Watch
+ Zuiko 14-54mm f2.8-3.5 (Four Thirds) reminisced at Four Thirds User
+ SP-620uz superzoom review at Steve's Digicams
+ TG-1 waterproof at AP UK

+ X-Pro1 review at Digital Camera Review
+ XP150 waterproof review at Pocket Lint
+ Fuji launches cashback promotions for the whole X-series in Japan says DC Watch

+ 1D X samples at (via Foto Actualidad)
+ 50D (not a typo) review at Photographic Central
+ D-Rebel T4i/650D/Kiss-Something real-world and studio samples added at dpreview
+ 40mm f2.8 STM pancake first impressions at WDC? (completed reviews can be found at the Lens Reviews mini-site)
+ G1x review at Quesabesde (computer-translated)
+ G6 revisited at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ Pixma MX892 printer review at Printer Resource

+ Nikon autofocus problems at The Mansurovs
+ update on D800/D800E leftist focusing problem at Ming Thein and how to tell if you have it
+ D800 vs D800E two test samples at Sound Image +
+ D3200 test results at
+ Coolpix AW100 waterproof review at CNet

+ NX210 review at PhotoXels (previously mentioned as curiosity factor alert)

+ K30 review at PDN Online (previously mentioned as curiosity factor alert)

+ NEX-3 hosts Imatest pixel-peeping session with Sigma 19mm f2.8 at ERPR
+ FS700 dynamic range discussion at EOS HD
+ Cybershot HX20v compact-zoom review at Cameras UK

+ retrospective on 120 years at Zeiss blog (in englishes)

Contests and Giveaways
+ 16GB iPad (3rd generation) giveaway at DIY Photography
+ HDR contest at mu-43 forums

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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