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Archive for March, 2015
 

 
Carl Zeiss® 24mm f/1.8 Lens - E-mount

Carl Zeiss® 24mm f/1.8 Lens – Preview, Initial Impressions, Full Specs and more..

The Carl Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 Lens (SEL24F18Z) for the Nex Camera Systems (E-Mount) is pretty much the  “Want To Have” lens in the Sony arsenal, and in this preview I’ll give you all the info available on this aw...
by Jay

 

 
Carl Zeiss® 16-35mm f/2.8 Zoom Lens

Carl Zeiss® 16-35mm f/2.8 Zoom Lens (A-Mount) – Preview, Initial Impressions, Full Specs and more..

The Carl Zeiss 16-35mm f/2.8 Zoom Lens (SAL-1635Z) for the Alpha Camera Systems (A-Mount) is one of the most wanted lenses in the Sony arsenal, and in this preview I’ll give you all the info available on this incredible piece...
by Jay

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony 16mm f/2.8 Lens
 

 
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How To: Take Pictures using the autoHDR Feature with Sony Cameras

In this How To video Paul Tucker and Paul Genge talk about using High Dynamic Range (HDR) for taking better and clearer photographs when in situations where lighting variations (such as backlight) might affect the outcome of th...
by Jay

 

 
shutter

Photography Tutorial: Shutter Speed Explained in Depth!!

The shutter is the mechanism what controls how long the sensor is exposed to light. It opens and closes like a sliding glass door pretty much, but insanely fast. Basically the time of the exposure is all the shutters job. The l...
by Jay

 
 
Sony Alpha 35 Sample Photos - High ISO Test Shots - ISO 25600

Sony Alpha 35 (SLT-A35) High ISO, Multi-Frame NR, Full Res Sample Photos

The Sony a35 has incredible High ISO image quality and in this article I will break it down for you so it’s easy to see for yourself. I also want to point out that the Sony a35 has a special low light ISO mode known as Mu...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Alpha 35 Sample Photos - autoHDR

Sony a35 and autoHDR = Super Reality??

Just my opinion, but the more I play with the autoHDR feature on the Sony a35 the more it seems like Super Reality. Sony claims that is were there headed remember the article from last week, and I think there on the right track...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Nex-7 Front (Body Only)

Sony Nex-7 Hands on Review

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors, I just saw this outstanding Hands on Review of the Sony Nex-7 by Chris Nichols. Chris does a great job in my opinion and is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The video is also very entertaining w...
by Jay

 
 
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The Sony Nex-5n Arrived Last Night :)

I just got the Sony Nex-5n from BHPhotVideo.com and I’m really excited to start playing!! First thing I did was through the battery on charge and take a very quick look at the camera. I didn’t want to touch it with ...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Nex-5n w/ 18-55mm lens - Sample Photos - AutoHDR

First Photo Samples with the Sony Nex-5n and 18-55mm kit lens

I got a chance to take some sample photos with the Sony Nex-5n last night and today. So far I’m definitely impressed with the image quality and the articulating screen! The A35 I just got done reviewing has a fixed LCD sc...
by Jay

 
 
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How To: Camera Handling Tips – by Chris Orwig

Chris Orwig is a renowned Pro Photographer and teacher and in this “How To” video tutorial Chris goes over a few techniques for holding your SLR as well as several other good practices. His latest tutorial series is...
by Jay

 

 
Bloomberg and Sony

Bloomberg Giving Sony Kudos as their Market Share Soars, and Canon and Nikon’s Falls

Sony’s market share sores as they gobble up the Mirrorless Market leaving Nikon and Canon in the dust and down 35 % market share combined!! Nikon and Canon claim there working on something, but no announcements have been ...
by Jay

 

 
how to

How To: Using AutoHDR with the Sony Nex-5n

In this “Hands On” video tutorial I’ll show you how to use the AutoHDR feature with the Sony Nex-5n in detail!!  It’s pretty easy but there is a few options you should be aware of. Note: I accidentally ...
by Jay

 
 
Sony Nex-5n w/ 18-55mm lens - Head On View

Sony Nex-5n Sample HD Video Now Up!!

The video is quite impressive from the Sony Nex-5n, and in these two clips I recorded the video using 1080 – 1440 x 1080 (12M)  in .mp4 mode.  This allowed me to import the footage directly to iMovie and then Export/ Up...
by Jay

 

 
dxomark

DXOMark Sensor Score Results Are In For The Nikon 1 System, Sony Crushes It!!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors I was informed that the Nikon 1 J1 DXOMark Sensor Score is in!!  And surprise surprise, the Sony Nex-C3 destroys the Nikon in all three categories. Personally after I reviewed the Sony Nex-C3 and se...
by Jay

 
 
adobe-updates

Adobe Lightroom 3 and ACR Updates available!!

Adobe Raw Support Updates now available: Lightroom 3.5 and Photoshop CS5(ACR 6.5) Download Links: Camera Raw 6.5 update September 29, 2011 Windows | Macintosh Lightroom 3.5 update September 29, 2011 Windows | Macintosh Camera R...
by Jay