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Mirrorless Camera Testing

Sony Alpha A7s Sample Photos – Initial Impression and Forum Updates

Posted  July 26, 2014  by  Jay

I’ve had the Sony Alpha A7s for about two weeks or so now, and I took a lot of sample photos so far using the FE 35mm f/2.8 Zeiss Lens and the Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens via the Metabones III Lens Adapter Talk about killer High ISO performance? Incredible is really the word […]

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Zoom Lenses

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS Lens Review – SEL70200G

Posted  July 17, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS lens review I will go over image quality and usability in the real world using both the A7r and A6000 for camera bodies. The SEL70200g lens has been a long awaited addition to the e-mount lens line-up, and is really essential for any active working photographer looking […]

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Lens News

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens – In Stock for Sony!!

Posted  July 16, 2014  by  Jay

The long awaited and killer Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens is now In Stock and available for the Sony A-Mount cameras! This lens is a crop factor designed lens, so if you have an A77 II, A77, A58, A57, it will mount right on. If you want to use this lens on one of […]

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Accessory Testing

Learning to Fly the DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter

Posted  July 10, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to SonyAlphaLab.com. In this article I’m going to talk about and show you how I learned fly DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter with FPV Camera and transmitter. I’ve been interested in these flying drones for some time, but the price and limited payload always scared me away honestly. Finally these copters have […]

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Sony A6000 Review
Mirrorless Camera Reviews

Sony Alpha A6000 Review – Best Mirrorless Camera 2014

Posted  June 11, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony Alpha A6000 Review I will go over all the details you need to know using multiples lenses, real world and lab sample photos, video, and much more…  I really went in depth with the A6000 because the new 24mp sensor and fast hybrid auto focus needed a thorough testing after all the […]

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Sony Alpha A57 Review | Sony A57 – SLT-A57

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
SAL - 5 Star Award
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography

Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography – On and Off Camera!!

In this article I’m going to go over Flash Photography with the Sony Nex-6! Both On Camera flash modes and Off Camera options  using the Multi-purpose Hot Shoe.  I also have tons of sample photos demonstrating what eac...
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Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

Sony E-Mount 16-70mm f/4 OSS Zeiss Lens Review – SEL1670z

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Bottom Line 4.5 / 5 - Excellent
 

 
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The Ultimate Lens and Lens Adapter Combos for the Sony Nex (E-Mount) Camera System!!

I’ve been doing tons of re-search on lenses and lens adapters for the Sony Nex Camera System, and these are the Best Combos available!! I also have the Sony E-Mount Lens Guide >>, and the Sony E-mount Lens Adapters ...
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Minolta MD 50mm f/2 Lens Review

Minolta MD 50mm f/2 Lens Review Using the Sony Nex-6 and RainbowImaging Lens Adapter

In this relatively quick review of the Minolta MD 50mm f/2 lens, I use the Sony Nex-6 with a RaindbowImaging lens adapter, and put the lens through a serious real world photography workout!! The Minolta MD 50mm f/2 lens is an o...
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Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS E-Mount Lens – (SEL50F18) – Hands on Review

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony E-Mount 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review

Sony E-Mount 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review – SEL1018

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
Best E-Mount Wide-Angle Lens!
 

 
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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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Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 PZ OSS E-mount Lens Review

Sony PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Lens Review – SELP18200

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Bottom Line 4.5 / 5 - Excellent
Best E-Mount Lens for Video Ever Tested
 

 
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Introducing the Sony A6000 – Nex-6 and Nex-7 Replacement?

Sony just announced the new A6000 compact mirrorless camera which features a new 24mp APS-C sized sensor with 179 phase detection AF points!  It looks to me Sony tried to take the best of the Nex-6 and Nex-7, minus the tri-nav...
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Sony E-Mount 20mm f/2.8 Lens - SEL20F28

Sony E-Mount 20mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens Review – SEL20F28

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good