Archive for July, 2014
 

 
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 ...
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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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Video: Opening up More Sony Toys with my Helper Layla – Alpha 77 w/ Kit Lens

More Sony camera equipment showed up the other day from BHPhotoVideo.com and I just got a chance to open it yesterday with Layla helping me What arrived was the Sony Alpha 77 w/ the 16-50mm f/2.8 Kit lens. I filmed this outside...
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 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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Sony a77

Sony a77 and A65 in Stock Now at BHPhoto and Amazon!!

A77 Body Only in stock now at BHPhoto!! A77 Body Only, A65 Body Only, A65 w/Kit lens A77 and a65 In stock at Amazon!! A77, A65, A65 w/kit lens,
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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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