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August 16, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: E-M5 vs D7000, LX7, K30, NX, NEX-F3, RX100, 1Dx, travelzooms, etc

A new edition of the Cameraholic Digest has finally arrived! If you missed any previous episodes, they are waiting for you at the Cameraholic archives... Completed lens reviews can be found through the Lens Reviews stream... Completed reviews of non-boring/interesting/intriguing cameras can be found at the Camera Reviews stream... Stock and price updates on the hot cameras du jour can be found at the Stock Status table-streams...

Comparisons, Comparisons, Comparisons
+ Olympus E-M5 vs Nikon D7000 at Photography Blog (three pages)
+ Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 dynamic range test at Bob Atkins
+ Nikon D800 vs D700 at ephotozine (five test scenes)
+ Nikon D800 vs D800e at ephotozine (previously mentioned individually)
+ see more comparisons on the previous Cameraholic Digest episode

+ D-Rebel T4i/650D hybrid autofocus system tests at dpreview
+ D-Rebel T4i/650D test results at
+ 1D X making a music video with Philip Bloom
+ 1D X first impressions at
+ SX260 HS travel-zoom review at DCI
+ Ixus 510 HS review at Photography Blog
+ more reviews: T4i/650D and Canon cameras and Canon lenses
+ stock status updates: Canon 1D X (in-stock for $6800 as of the time of writing)

+ D800 review at Camera Labs (previously mentioned individually) and (computer-translated)
+ D3200 review at Digital Camera Review
+ D3200 on-going action at Sound Image Plus (3 parts so far)
+ Coolpix P310 review at Cameras UK
+ Coolpix S9300 travel-zoom review at Steve's Digicams
+ more reviews: D800 and Nikon cameras and Nikon lenses
+ stock status updates: Nikon D800 and D800eee

+ NEX-F3 review by DC Resource at dpreview
+ NEX-7 review at PDN Online
+ NEX-5n with Gentled IR trigger at CameraDojo IR
+ RX100 at Kamera & Bild (computer-transalted) and Sony Alpha Labs
+ more reviews: RX100 and Sony cameras and Sony lenses
+ stock status updates: Sony RX100

+ LX7 review at DC Resource and Photography Blog (previously mentioned as individual review alerts)
+ TZ30/ZS20 travel-zoom review at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated)
+ SZ7 compact-zoom review at CNet Reviews
+ more reviews: Panasonic cameras and Panasonic lenses
+ stock status updates: Panasonic LX7 and FZ200

+ E-M5 hosts Tokina 300mm f6.3 (m43) at Luminous Landscape
+ E-M5 hosts Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8 at CNet Australia
+ E-M5 two month user review at ephotozine
+ more reviews: E-M5 and Olympus cameras and Olympus lenses
+ stock status updates: Olympus E-M5

+ NX210 reviews at dpreview and CNet Reviews and AP UK
+ NX1000 review at Sans Mirror and test results at
+ WB850F wifi-travel-zoom review at Photography Blog
+ more reviews: NX20 and Samsung cameras and Samsung lenses

+ K30 DSLR review at Amateur Photographer UK
+ Q rear-LCD live view lag video clip at What Blog is This
+ more reviews: K30 DSLR and Pentax cameras and Pentax lenses

+ X2 conclusions at Sound Image Plus

+ SD1 Merrill review at Tech.Radar

Other Gear
+ Transcend StoreJet Cloud Wireless drive review at ephotozine
+ Swittronix TorchLED bolt on camera LED light review at Thephoblographer
+ Lightroom 4 review at Photography Blog (three pages)

Wrote or Read interesting Opinions?
+ if you wrote or read interesting camera/photography related opinions, please let us know so we can include them in the next edition of the Opinion Soup (usually posted every weekend - other things equal)

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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