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September 04, 2012

Cameraholic Digest (DSLR+): 1D X, D3200, A37, K30, Rollei SL, Blackmagic Cinema, Yongnuo, etc

This is part 2 of 3 of today's Cameraholic Digest update. This episode covers DSLRs and assorted DSLR and other related and unrelated gear. Episode #1 covered mirrorless cameras. Episode #3 covers fixed lens cameras.

The Trouble Repor(t)
+ 3 out of 29 Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC lenses have glue unglued issues at Lens Rentals

+ the West German Rolleiflex SL35 film SLR by Ibaar Hussain at Steve Huff Post
+ notation clarification: if posts are posted by guest-bloggers, we type "Steve Huff Post". If posted by Steve Huff himself, then we type "Steve Huff (Photo)"

+ 1D X reviews, previews, and unboxings rounded up earlier today in A Day In The Life of the 1D X
+ D-Rebel T4i/650D reviews at Amateur Photographer and (computer-translated)
+ D-Rebel T4i/650D hosts 18-135mm STM IS EF-S samples at ephotozine
+ thoughts on the Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 lens by G. Dan Mitchell
+ Pocket Wizard beta firmware for 5DMk3 compatibility via Pocket Wiz blog
+ more reviews: Canon EOS cameras

+ D800* hosts 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 VR at Sound Image Plus
+ D3200 review at Quesabesde (computer-translated)
+ Pixel Vertax D12 battery grip for the D800 and D800e at dpreview
+ more reviews: Nikon F-mount cameras

+ Alpha A37 review at Amateur Photographer UK
+ more reviews: Sony Alpha Minolta Dyxum SLR cameras (pellicle or proper mirror)

+ K30 ISO-range color-chart studio test-samples at Photography Review
+ K30 in-podcast review at The Digital Story
+ more reviews: K-mount cameras (including K-mirrorless)

Black Magic Cinema camera
+ Canon 5DMk3 or Black Magic Design at EOS-HD
+ beautiful and be-something at Vincent Laforet
+ from a news shooter perspective at DSLR News Shooter
+ Part #1 at Philip Bloom
+ available for pre-order for $3000 at B&H Photo - click on "Buy Together & Save" and get Camera Handles for just +$7~

Other Gear
+ Yongnuo YN-460-II 10-minute video review at Rob Nunn Photo
+ Yongnuo YN-622C hands-on at Lightning Rumours
+ Lowepro Pro Trekker 400AW backpack review at The Mansurovs
+ iKan D5 1280x800 monitor review (video) at DSLR News Shooter and Cinema 5D
+ Impact 52-inch collapsible circular reflector at The Mansurovs
+ Lastolite 8-in-1 umbrella review at Trusted Reviews

Contests and Giveaways
+ win $250 Adorama gift certificate at Imaging Resource
+ win one of four SmugMug Pro accounts at ephotozine (if not been dismayed by the Price Increase Kerfuffle)

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