Archive for July, 2014
 

 
Sony Alpha 77 - Sample HD Video

Sony Alpha 77 HD Video Sample – ShutterSpeed Priorety Mode

I never played with the ShutterSpeed Priority mode before I’m embarrassed to say, but I did today with the Sony Alpha 77 and all I can say is WOW. The potential for this video mode is incredible and I cannot wait to try o...
by Jay
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Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score

Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score Results are in!!

The results are finally in courtesy of DXOMark.com and I honestly was hoping for better results, although the results are great don’t get me wrong. I thought the translucent mirror on the a77 which takes away ~1/3 stop of...
by Jay
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Sony a77 w/ 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens

Sony A77 – Sample HD Video Footage

Ive been taking sample HD video footage with the Sony a77 for the past week or so, and I’ve learned a few things I did not know. One being the AF doesn’t not work below f/3.5 for some reason? Totally sucks as I was ...
by Jay
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Sony A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter

A Closer Look at Sony’s A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter!! (LA-EA2)

If you own a Sony Nex Camera or your considering a Sony Nex camera and want super fast and accurate Phase Detection Autofocus like the Alpha 65, the Sony A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter (LA-EA2) is for you!  Shoot spo...
by Jay
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A few Killer Black Friday Deals for Sony Photographers!!

BHPhotVideo.com has some amazing re-bates going on and I put together a few tables of stuff that may peak your interest Sony DSLR Alpha Instant Savings >> Scandisk Quantity discount >> Tamron Lens Rebates Expires 12...
by Jay
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Fantastic HD Video Presentation/ Review of the Sony Nex System, specifically the Nex-7. A Must Watch!!

Just found this awesome presentation on the Sony Nex-7 by BHPhotoVideo.com. This Sony Presentation is a Must Watch!! Learned a few things: E-mount stands for eighteen Millimeter, which is the distance from the E-mount to the se...
by Jay
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Fuji Organic Sensor

So what is all they hype with Fuji X100 and the New Fuji XL??

So what is all they hype with Fuji x100, and the New Fuji XL?? The Fuji X100 is an incredible high quality point and shoot style camera with a “Retro look”, and a Fixed 35mm Equiv Focal Length f/2.0 Lens. The Fuji X...
by Jay
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Sony News Round-Up

Exciting times for Sony as they ramp up production on the a77 and Nex-7 overseas in a new factory that didn’t get flooded. This is great news and means that I should have the Nex-7 in my hands sometime in the very near fu...
by Jay
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Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200 – Serious Competition for the Sony Nex System?

I’ve been reading up on the Samsung NX200 and the numbers are looking impressive I must admit. It’s got a huge 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor like the Sony Nex-7 and a nice metal chassis which should give a nice quality f...
by Jay
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A77 - ISO 16000

Sony Nex-5n vs Sony Alpha 77 – High ISO Comparison

Being very curious about how the Nex-7 will rate against the Nex-5n in some High ISO testing, I figured a Head to Head with the Sony a77 vs the nex-5n is as close as I can get. Assuming of course the a77 sensor is for the most ...
by Jay
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What is up with the Sony Nex-7 delays??

As you probably know if your waiting a Sony Nex-7, manufacturing has been delayed due to some flooding. Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors I’ve been fallowing the rumors and a factory in Ayutthaya was totally flooded out. Sony h...
by Jay
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Sony A77 - ISO 400

Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) – Raw High ISO Performance Comparison!!

In this High ISO Performance Comparison I will show you the Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) using the same lighting conditions, AUTO White Balance, and Maxing out the ISO. These are all Raw...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha 77 Vs Canon 5D Mark II – Real World Photo Comparison

To start off the Real world photo based comparison between the Sony Alpha 77 and The Canon 5D Mark II, I want to drive the point home that optics plays a huge roll in image quality. Contrast and color are greatly affected by op...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n w/ 55-210mm Lens - Product Photography

Sony Alpha 77 and the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens – Back Focusing Issue Resolved

I was having some very odd and frustrating results with the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss lens and it turns out back focusing was the culprit!! Basically what that means is the lens for whatever reason is focusing just behind the point...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha 77 - Body Only

Sony Alpha 77 – Raw Sample Photos and a few thoughts…

So far so good with the Sony Alpha 77, and I got a bunch of sample photos to show you!!  I just got done reviewing the Sony Nex-5n and to be honest I expected the A77 to WOW me more than it is so far. If that doesn’t con...
by Jay
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How to: Intro to Product Photography using the Sony Nex-5n

In this video tutorial I’ll show you how I photographed the Sony Alpha 77 and the Sony Alpha 580 using the Sony Nex-5n. Pretty simple and strait forward process I must admit. To keep things very simple I used natural warm...
by Jay
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