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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

 
 
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Photography Tutorial: Aperture Explained in Depth!!

I love playing with the Aperture and using it creatively in my Photography, and in this Tutorial I explain Aperture in depth as it relates to Photography!! You will also learn: How to use aperture to your advantage? When to use...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Alpha 35 Photo Samples

HDR Photography and the Sony A35 (SLT-A35) – Auto HDR

Sony has come up with an amazing High Dynamic Range solution in there new cameras, and in this article I’ll go over several HDR examples using the AutoHDR feature on the Sony Alpha 35. Until recently I’ve been takin...
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

 
 
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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

 

 
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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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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

 
 
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Sony Nex-5n High Res Hands On Images – Now Up!!

Now this is a sharp looking camera if I do say so myself 😉 The Sony Nex-5n is lighter, more rugged feeling, much thinner, and in my opinion better looking as a hole than the Nex-C3. The corners are les rounded and more squar...
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

 
 
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The Art of Photographic Composition – By Kelly Lyle

In this article on Photographic Composition Kelly Lyle will go over compositional theory and several elements that can be used as tools for creating amazing compositions in almost any situation!! Kelly Lyle is one of my best fr...
by Jay

 

 
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How To: Recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode

In this “How To” video tutorial I will go over in great detail how to recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in both Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode. It’s very easy to do but there are some features ...
by Jay

 

 
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My thoughts on the New Nikon 1 Mirroless Camera System – Real Competition to the Nex??

I finally got a chance to read up the new Nikon 1 Mirrorless system, and at first I was like “waste of time”.  Then I read on and from a marketing perspective Nikon is definitely on to something and creating lens a...
by Jay

 
 
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How To: Shoot Photos in Low Light

Low light shooting can be one of the toughest challenges in digital photography. In this video Alex goes over how some of the features of Sony’s Cyber-shot and DSLR cameras can help capture great shots in low lighting!! A...
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

 
 
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Sony a35 (SLT-A35) Sample HD Video Now Up!!

Sorry for the delay in getting this HD footage up from the Sony a35 (SLT_A35), but unfortunately I had issues finding a program to converter the .mts files to something usable on the web.  I’m very disappointed that Sony...
by Jay