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August 12, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: LX7 vs RX100, E-M5 vs NX20, E-M5 w/200mm vintage, waterproofs, etc

For lens reviews, check the just-updated Lens Reviews stream... Completed lens reviews can be found at the Camera Reviews stream...

Comparisons, Comparisons, Comparisons
+ Olympus E-M5 hosts a comparison of five 200mm vintage lenses from different manufacturers at ePhotozine

+ Panasonic LX7 vs Sony RX100 ISO-comparison at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated) [click on the "Evolution of the Japanese Camera" post to see the various ISO-range crops of three different scenes]

+ Samsung EX2f vs Canon S100 at (computer-translated) [via Foto Actualidad]

+ Olympus E-M5 vs Samsung NX20 ISO-comparison set at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated) [click on the "Evolution of the Japanese Camera" post to see the various ISO-range crops of three different scenes]

+ Summer is not summer without waterproof camera comparisons and a new seven-camera comparison was posted at Digital Camera Info including the Canon D20, Fujifilm XP150, Nikon AW100, Olympus TG-1 GPS, Panasonic TS4/FT4, Pentax WG-2, and Sony TX10.

+ EX2f compact-with-RAW action at ePrice (computer-translated) and DC Fever (computer-translated) [via Foto Actualidad]
+ NX20 review at (computer-translated)
+ Yongnuo flashes tested with NX by Strobius (computer-translated) [via NX CSC]
+ more reviews: NX20 and Samsung cameras and Samsung lenses

+ DP2 Merrill real-world and ISO-range-color-chart samples at ePhotozine

+ K30 ISO-range test series at by Edgar_in_Indy at PentaxForums
+ more reviews: K30 DSLR and Pentax cameras and Pentax lenses

+ RX100 action continues at Sound Image Plus (five parts so far)
+ NEX Hack action picks up steam in EOS-HD NEX Hack forum
+ more reviews: RX100 and Sony cameras and Sony lenses
+ stock status updates: Sony RX100

Olympus + Panasonic
+ E-M5 and E-P2 host Panasonic 45-150mm samples at ePhotozine
+ Panasonic GX1 opinion at (computer-translated)
+ Panasonic FZ200 preview at CNet Australia
+ Panasonic LX3 revisited in pictures at Ming Thein
+ more reviews: E-M5 and Olympus cameras and Olympus lenses
+ more reviews: Panasonic cameras and Panasonic lenses
+ stock status updates: Olympus E-M5

+ win a Lensbaby Creative Effects system kit facebook contest at Petapixel
+ Wildlife Salon competition 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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