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Some Sony Gear Arrived, Quick Open Box Video and a Few Rebates!!

I box arrived from BHPhotoVideo.com and in this quick and dirty open box video, I will show you the goods how they arrived to me. I also had my little helper Layla with me, because as you can imagine time is limited after work....
by Jay
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Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens

Sony 500mm f/4 G is on the way!!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com there is a very solid rumor that the Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens will be coming out in the spring!! The lens will have a Direct Manual Focus (DMF) control. When you press the DMF button you wil...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens - Open Box HD Video

Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens – Open Box Video – Studio Flash Transmitter Works in Hot Shoe!!

I got my Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens today at around 10:30am from my friend the UPS driver!! I ordered the Sony camera from BHPhotoVideo.com yesterday morning and their turn around time is incredible. They have consistent n...
by Jay
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The Sony Nex-C3 has arrived! First look and impressions.

Well, the Nex- C3 is finally here and I couldn’t be more pumped to get out and put this camera through testing. Before I can do that though, I need to take the studio shots of all the hardware BHPhotoVideo.com sent me bef...
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
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Sony RX1 – New Full Frame Cyber-Shot Compact Camera!! DSC-RX1, Sample Photos

The Sony RX100 Full Frame Compact Cyber-Shot Camera is incredible powerful, innovative, and guess what?? I want a Sony DSC-RX1!! The Sony RX1 is basically a Full Frame Sensor version of the RX100, except it has a fixed 35mm f/2...
by Jay
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Sony Introduces the Alpha 560 and lenses

Latest a (alpha) Offers Full HD Movie Capture, 3D Sweep Panorama and More SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23, 2010 – Sony today introduced an a (alpha) DSLR camera (model SLR-a560) that leverages Sony’s Exmor ™ APS HD CMOS sensor to ma...
by Jay
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My 2012 Sony Wish List!

Once I get the money mind you A Little History: For a little history to all the new visitors and regulars who are interested; Thank You All by the way!!  I started SonyAlphaLab.com about 7-8 months ago as I was reviewing mostl...
by Jay
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Most Popular Accessories for the Sony Nex Camera System!!

I’ve found more and more cool Accessories for the Sony Nex Camera System lately, so I decided to put an article together on the subject I also get lots of questions about batteries, filters, cases, camera bags, tri-pods, ...
by Jay
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Sony A7 w/ kit lens In Stock @ BHPhoto!!

I just got an email from my affiliate rep @ BHPhotovideo and the new full frame Sony A7 w/ kit lens is now in stock! Just the kit versions are available as I type this! I called to find it if mine was on the way, but I did not ...
by Jay
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Website Updates and Current Thoughts on Sony’s Alpha Line!!

Hey everybody it’s Jay, and thanks for checking in!! Seriously exciting times the past few weeks with all the Sony announces at Photokina and all. It’s absolutely incredible what Sony has done in just a few years as...
by Jay
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NEX-6 - Rear e/ Eyepiece

Sony Nex-6 and Three New E-mount Lenses!! Full Breakdown!! Updated 10/4/2012

The New Sony Nex-6 is the first Nex style camera since the Nex-7 that I personally consider buying, simple for the inclusion of the EVF viewfinder! I already have the Nex-7 but as you may know I broke it, so I won’t be bu...
by Jay
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Sony A57 w/ Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens

Sony A57 is in the Lab and I have some High Res Photos and HD Video of the Camera and 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens!!

I received the Sony A57 and the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens the other night from my UPS buddy, and had the opportunity to shoot it yesterday in the Lab! From what I can tell so far Sony has improved both the build qualit...
by Jay
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Sony A57 12fps Feature Tested using New Firmware!! Sample Pics w/ 100% Crops!!

I did a lot of shooting this weekend with the Sony A57 and 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss lens using the New Ver 1.02 Firmware, and was able to test out the incredible 12fps feature!! Here is what Sony officially claims the feature c...
by Jay
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Sony's New AE Mount Rendering

Sony News Round-up – New Hybrid AE Mount Camera, New Nex lenses Coming, Nex-7 Flying, and more…

In this news round up we have some exiting stuff coming from the Sony folks! New cameras, New lenses, and New technology all coming in 2012! For starters courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors I found out, Sony officially gave the go ahea...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 Mirrorless Camera Review

Latest Sony Rumors – RX100 III and A77M2, Killer Deal on Nex-6 and More..

So I received and email this morning about a killer deal on the Sony Nex-6! Only $524 US with the kit lens @ BHPhoto (Click Here) and Amazon (Click Here) I own the Sony Nex-6 and can;’t really say enough good things about...
by Jay
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The Next Full Frame ALPHA Mount Camera – Pure Speculation and Lustful Wondering

In this article I’m going to go over the New Sony Full Frame Alpha Mount Camera with Pure Speculation and Lustful Wondering!! The NEX fanbois on this site have had their time in the Sun speculating about the forthcoming d...
by Alan
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New Sony A-mount Lenses Available from Samyang!!

We have some new lenses on the market from a company called Samyang! The lenses look identical to the Rokinon lenses, so I assume they are the same and just re-labeled or vs verse. That being said these lenses use very good opt...
by Jay
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Full Frame Mirrorless Sony Nex Camera is Coming!!

It seems clear to me that a Full Frame Sony Nex Camera is coming down the pipe for sure. How do I know this?? Well, we have a couple of clues from Sony themselves, but it seems like the tide is headed in that direction anyway. ...
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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