Archive for July, 2014
 

 
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Updated: Video Hands On – The Olympus OM-D E-M5 weather-sealed Micro Four Thirds camera!! Specs, Preview, Pics

Courtesy of BHPhotoVideo.com – The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera sports the popular mirrorless technology that allows for a light and compact body. More than that, however, the OM-D E-M5 is an outstan...
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Sony Nex-5n w/ Canon 135mm f/2 L Lens using Fotodiox lens adapter

Sony Nex-5n, Fotodiox Lens Adapter, Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens – Sample Photos

In this article I used the Fotodiox EF to E-Mount Lens Adapter, the Sony Nex-5n and my Canon 135mm f/2 L Lens!! I’ve been using the Sony Nex-5n like crazy the past few days testing out the wide angle conversion lens, but ...
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Sony Announces the Alpha 57 to replace A55!! Poll for SAL Readers – Updated “Hands on Exclusive Video”

Sony announces the A57 SLT powerhouse for those serious photography enthusiasts looking for a bit more power. Being the successor to the A55, the A57 shares few similarities other than the 16mp sensor resolution.  Sony really ...
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Sony News: Nex-5n Firmware Update and AF Speed Tests Done, New Nex Lens, and More..

Sony just released the new firmware for the Nex-5n and it’s a MUST GET!! Significant AF speed improvements and a bunch of other little things that might help a few people here and there. The full list of changes is below,...
by Jay
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I got the GoPro HD HERO2 for my Birthday and Wow is it Cool!! First look, Impressions, Sample Video, and More

I’m lucky enough to have the best gal on the planet, and she got me the GoPro HD Hero2 for my Birthday!! I really think Michele was concerned about the Sony cameras getting strapped to the quad or dirt bike, although I co...
by Jay
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Sony A77

Sony A77 and A65 Firmware Re-Leased!! “Sharpens Camera Responses” – Updated

Sony just re-leased Firmware Update v 1.05 for the A77 and A65 for those that are desperately awaiting!!  It looks like a really nice upgrade with special attention made to the Autofocus precision which is one of the only issu...
by Jay
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Website Update Notice, Possible Some Downtime

I have to update the sonyalphalab.com server due the overwhelming traffic as of late, so I apologize for any inconvenience or downtime in the process. Downtime should be minimal, but I’ve never had to move an entire WordP...
by Jay
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Canon 5D Mark III

Canon 5D Mark III – Hands-on First Impression, Photos, and more..

Canon just announced the Full Frame beast of ca camera known as the 5D Mark III. I personally own the Canon 5DMark II, and can tell you it’s a magnificent camera to say the least. The 5d mark II has been very long awaited...
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Sony Fisheye and Wide angle Conversion lens for 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount lens

Some New Toys Arrived!! Sony Nex-5n, Sony Nex-C3, and the Sony 16mm f/2.8 lens with the Fisheye and Wideangle Converter Lenses

I’m really excited to play with these new toys! The Sony 16mm Lens I have already tested and reviewed, but I was not able to get the two converter lenses and the 16mm lens together until now Not only that, but I got both ...
by Jay
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Fisheye Conversion lens for 16mm E-Mount Lens

Sony Fisheye Conversion Lens and 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount Lens Combo – Sample Photos w/ 100% Crops, and 1st Impressions

Well I got the goods a few days ago and I’ve been shooting like crazy with the fisheye conversion lens (VCL-ECF1)!! I have a bunch of sample photos to share with you guys and I think you will be quite impressed with this ...
by Jay
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Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens – Now avalilable for Pre-Order and Sample Pics, And Other News!!

The Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens  is a prime lens designed specifically for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. This 30mm lens is equivalent to a 45mm lens in 35mm format and provides a 50.7° angle of view. A very...
by Jay
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Sony 16mm Conversion lens video

Quick Video Comparison – Sony 16mm E-Mount and the Conversion lenses

I put together a quick video using the Sony Nex-5n and the 16mm f/2.8 lens to show you what happens when your add on the conversion lenses. I mounted them on the 16mm lens while recording so you can see exactly what they do! Th...
by Jay
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Sony NEX-7 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Nex-7 vs the OM-D E-M5 and I figured I put together a little comparison article for those of you on the fence Both of these cameras have very appetizing specs, but they are d...
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Naked Nex-7

Naked Sony Nex-7!! Opened Up so you can see the Guts of the Nex-7!! – Updated with HD Video Footage!!

Had a little down time on Saturday and ended up taking apart my Nex-7 with a friend of mine and Michel, to see what it looks like inside. It’s pretty amazing to say the least how they fit all that technology into such a s...
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