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August 21, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: LX7, FZ62, NX210, F3, T4i, D3200, M-Monochromie, etc

Finally, a new edition of the Cameraholic Digest is here! 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 mini-site...

Reviews - Meta
+ Engadget designs quite possibly the most functional reviews index page ever
+ ePhotozine redesigns their reviews awards

Leica Bliss
+ M-Monochrome hands-on (computer-translated) and samples at Fotopolis (the color pictures come from the M9, do not panic, the M-Monochrome is monochrome!)
+ M-Monochrome 11-minute video hands-on by The Camera Store (YouTube) (via PetaPixel)
+ more reviews: Leica chimeras and Leica lenses

+ LX7 review at Pocket Lint
+ LX7 vs Sony RX100 comparison at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated) {previously mentioned in stand-alone alert}
+ LX7 real-world samples including RAW at Focus Numerique
+ FZ62/FZ60 superzoom hands-on at Trusted Reviews
+ G5 review at Amateur Photographeur UK and real-world samples including RAW at Focus Numerique
+ GX1 hands-on at Fotopolis (computer-translated)
+ more reviews: LX7 and G5 iLC and Panasonic cameras and Panasonic lenses
+ stock status updates: Panasonic LX7 and FZ200

+ NEX-F3 review at ephotozine
+ RX100 reviewed at (only paying subscribers can read the review)
+ Cybershot TX20 review at Tech.radar
+ more reviews: RX100 and NEX-F3 and Sony cameras and Sony lenses
+ stock status updates: Sony RX100

+ K30 DSLR real-world samples at Photography Blog
+ more reviews: K30 DSLR and Pentax cameras and Pentax lenses

+ NX210 review at CNet UK
+ NX1000 studio test samples at Imaging Resource
+ more reviews: NX20 and Samsung cameras and Samsung lenses

+ X-Pro1 review at Register Hardware and Gizmodo
+ more reviews: X-Pro1 and Fuji cameras

+ sixty 5DMk3 cameras shoot 3D film ParaNorman via Cinescopophilia
+ 5DMk3 long-term review at The.Pho.Blo.Grapher
+ 1D X hands-on at What Digital Camera?
+ D-Rebel T4i (650D, Kiss X6i, Desire 420i) review at dpreview (previously mentioned in impact review alert)
+ D-Rebel T4i performance test results at Imaging Resource
+ paperweight created in the likeness of the Canon 7D DSLR - Crystal replica (2/3rds size) imported by Fotodiox on Amazon (via Foto Actualidad)
+ firmware update issued for 40mm f2.8 STM pancake issues via Pop Photo
+ Elph 520 HS aka Ixus 500 HS aka Cinderella 808 HS review at Camera Labs
+ Elph 110 HS aka Ixus 125 HS aka Ballerina 404 HS review at Camera Labs
+ more reviews: T4i/650D and 5DMk3 and Canon cameras and Canon lenses
+ stock status updates: Canon 1D X and 5D Mark III and EOS-m mirrorless (pre-orders only)

+ D3200 review at (ordinateur-transalted)
+ D3200 on-going action continues at Sound Image Plus
+ Coolpix S9300 compact-travel-zoom review at Tech Radar
+ more reviews: D800 and D3200 and Nikon cameras and Nikon lenses
+ stock status updates: Nikon D800 and D800eee

Contests and Giveaways
+ win $250 in camera gear in Facebook contest by Imaging Resource

A Day at the Improv
+ Nikon 1D Mark III introduced at Fake Chuck Westfall
+ iPhone 5 photography features parodied as a DSLR by Adam Sacks (YouTube) which you can also find embedded below (via Pop Photo et al)

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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