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Black Magic Cinema Camera

Nex-7 In Stock, 24mm E-Mount In Stock, A37 and Nex-F3 News!!, A57 is at the Lab, Blackmagic Cinema Camera – Hands-On Video!!

A lot going on these days at the Lab as I have the A57 and the 24-70 f/2.8 Carl Zeiss lens sitting here just waiting to be photographed. I also have the Nex-7 most of the way apart in the Lab, but it needs more dissecting still...
by Jay

 

 
SanDisk 32GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Class 10

A Few Must See Killer Deals on Memory Cards, and the A57 is on the UPS Truck, A57 Firmware update!!

Hey everybody and welcome to the lab on a Wednesday evening as I type this Good news as the the New Sony Alpha 57 and the 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens are on the UPS truck with all intentions of stopping at the lab this evenin...
by Jay

 
 
Sony A57

Sony A57 Now available! Nex-7 in Stock, 24mm E-Mount Zeiss Lens In Stock!!

Nex-7 and Sony E-Mount 24mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss lens is in Stock!! Finally some good news from Sony!! Also, be sure to check my full Hands on Review of the Sony Nex-7 (Click Here), and some sample pics using the 24mm Carl Zeiss on...
by Jay

 

 
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Sony News – Sony Imaging Division Gets Officially put Up Front!! “New Sony Master Plan Revealed”

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors, I just saw this good news about Sony officially stepping up there Digital Imaging Division as part of a new corporate Master Plan!! I have it all here so you can read it in it’s entirety!! Bas...
by Jay

 

 
Fuji X-Pro 1 - Body Only

SonyAlphaLab News and Updates!! The Fuji X-Pro 1 is Here!!

Hey everybody and welcome to SonyAlphalab.com if you’ve never been! I’ve been working really hard behind the scenes over the past week or so on updated older articles with new relevant content, Re-doing the Nex E-Mo...
by Jay

 
 
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Fuji X-Pro 1 is on It’s Way!! New Sony Cyber-shot Models: Hands On Detailed Overview!!

Oh Yeah, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 is on the UPS Truck along with the 18mm f/2 Lens!! Stay tuned for some “Lab” Pics soon!!  Thanks again for voting in the Polls everybody!! Sony announced a new batch of Cyber-shot came...
by Jay

 

 
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Camera News – First A57 HD Movie, Sony NEX-FS700 Announced, Kenko E-Mount Extension Tubes, Fuji X-Pro1 – Hands On Review, and More..

Over the past week or so there has been some exciting news on the Sony front including an awesome A57 movie that is a must watch, an incredible NEX-FS700 video camera, and we also have an announcement coincidentally on April 1s...
by Jay

 
 
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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Sony News – Sony Prioritizes Digital Imaging and Puts Primary Focus on Electronics!!

Good news for Sony Digital Imagining fans as Sony Is reorganizing and prioritizing things a bit. Hopefully this will result directly in more and faster production of High Demand Cameras and Lenses!! Sony took a major hit last y...
by Jay

 
 
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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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

 
 
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...
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 ...
by Jay

 
 
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...
by Jay

 

 
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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 ...
by Jay

 
 
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

 

 
 
 
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...
by Jay

 

 
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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

 
 
Sony DSC-HX200V Digital Camera

Sony Announces Two Killer Cameras Compacts with Carl Zeiss Glass and 1080/60p Video!!

I just got an email about the new Sony DSC-HX20V and DSC-HX200V Cameras that are armed with 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensors and Carl Zeiss glass!! In addition to that they both do 1080/60p video and the quality is incredible due t...
by Jay