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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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
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Poll Results for SonyAlphaLab Readers!!

First off I wanted to say thank you for participating in the polls I’ve put up over the past few weeks. I’ve gotten some very good and valuable feedback regarding your interests, what you want to see in the future, ...
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Sony News and Hot Sony Items Finally In Stock!!

Sony is working diligently on trying to come out with the most advanced cameras on the market, but sometimes I think they are working to hard!  Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com, Sony is planning on releasing another new camera ...
by Jay
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Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Three New Sigma Lenses: Two for the Sony Nex E-Mount, and a Monster Macro for the A-Mount!!

igma recently announced three new lenses to the Digital Photography market. Two really small lenses for the Sony Nex and 4/3rds camera community, and a huge Fast Macro lens with optical stabilization for the Full Frame and crop...
by Jay
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Sony is Jacking Up the Prices on a Bunch of Lenses: The Official Lens List, and a Few More A57 Specs Leaked!!!

Sony is unfortunately in a tuff spot and their being forced to raise the prices on a ton of lenses. Most likely this is due to the horrendous economy and dwindling value of the US dollar. As bad as this news is Sony is currentl...
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Killer Deals Worth Checking Out!

Hey everybody! I just got some emails from my contacts that have some Killer Deals, Rebates, and Info you should be aware of just in case your in the market for a few things or waiting on stuff to become available like me In ad...
by Jay
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Sony News – Several New Nex Lenses Coming, New 500mm G Lens – Sample Pics and specs, New A57 – Specs and more..

We have some very exciting Sony news from the past week or so starting with the announcement of several New Nex E-Mount Lenses planned for 2012 and 2013. We also finally have the official release of the killer 500mm f/4 G Lens ...
by Jay
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Nikon D800

New Sony 36 Mega-Pixel Full Frame Sensor in the Nikon D800 – Sensor Specs!!

umors have been floating around about what the new 36MP Sony Full Frame sensor will be capable of and we now have a sneak peak!! Turns out Nikon is using the 36mp Sony sensor in their new D800 Full Frame DSLR. Of course Nikon i...
by Jay
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