It's never easy to leave Japan -- the friendly people, incredible food, cutting-edge tech, clean streets and efficient public transit network mean we never hesitate when given an opportunity to visit this incredible country. But sadly, our latest adventure has come to an end. This year's CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show brought thousands of photography fans to Yokohama, a metropolis just a short train ride away from Tokyo. And while CP+ is still primarily a Japanese trade show, it served as the global launching ground for dozens of top camera models, including the Nikon D800, Olympus E-M5 and Pentax K-01, just to name a few. Bag and tripod manufacturers could be found spattered amongst the Japanese camera giants, but overall this show was more about the latest cameras than gimmicky accessories. There was still plenty of entertainment to be found on the show floor, so scroll through our gallery below for an inside look at life at CP+, or jump past the break for a roundup of our hands-ons and related news stories. Sayonara!
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CP+ 2012 wrap-up


Hands-on
Sony 500mm f/4 G SSM lens hands-on (video)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS WiFi iPad transfer hands-on (video)
Canon PowerShot D20 ruggedized point-and-shoot camera hands-on (video)
Canon EOS-1D X and Nikon D4 ISO 204,800 shooting hands-on (video)
Sony Cyber-shot TX300V inductive charging camera and dock hands-on (video)
Olympus black E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera and internals eyes-on
Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera doesn't feel as cheap as it looks, we go hands-on (video)
Olympus OM-D E-M5 five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization hands-on (video)

News
Sigma DP1, DP2 get 46-megapixel makeover
Kodak to shutter digital camera production this year
Sony promises eight more NEX E-mount lenses by the end of 2013, doesn't elaborate
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Sony 500mm f/4 G SSM lens hands-on (video)