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Open Box – Sony Alpha A5000, Zeiss 16-70mm, and 24-70mm lenses

In this HD Video I will open the box from BHPhoto which contains the Sony Alpha A5000 w/ 16-60mm kit lens, Sony 16-70mm f/4 OSS lens (sel1670z), plus the 24-70mm f/4 OSS Lens (sel2470z). I also received some new lighting from B...
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New Sony Gear in the Lab – First Look – Nex-3n, SEL20F28 and SELP18200

With the New Lab near completion I was able to set up the studio lights and a white back drop for some real product photography of the Nex-3n, sel20f28, and selp18200 Power Zoom Lens. I used my Nex-6 and the 55-210mm lens for t...
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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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Fuji Organic Sensor

So what is all they hype with Fuji X100 and the New Fuji XL??

So what is all they hype with Fuji x100, and the New Fuji XL?? The Fuji X100 is an incredible high quality point and shoot style camera with a “Retro look”, and a Fixed 35mm Equiv Focal Length f/2.0 Lens. The Fuji X...
by Jay
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I’m Back!! Sony Nex-F3 – First Impressions and High Res Sample Photos!!

I’m back after a brutal week of On-Call for my real job!! I got hammered and unfortunately had no time to write any articles for the past 5 days or so. Sorry about that I have been using the Sony Nex-F3 extensively and I ...
by Jay
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Samyang announces 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC lens

Samyang Optics is proud to inform about the upcoming release of the new Samyang lens 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC. Optics of the lens has been constructed based on the system of 13 lenses arranged in 12 groups. It should be noted that ...
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Three New “Best in Class” Cyber-shot Cameras!! The WX300, HX300, and TX30!!

Sony introduces three new “Best in Class” Cyber-shot™ digital cameras including the WX300, HX300 and TX30!! The Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very slim and totally pocket-able. It looks really similar the pro grade an...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-7 Hands on Review

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors, I just saw this outstanding Hands on Review of the Sony Nex-7 by Chris Nichols. Chris does a great job in my opinion and is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The video is also very entertaining w...
by Jay
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Nex-5n and the Sigma E-Mount 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens – Sample Pics and 100% Crops!!

I’ve been using the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens for the past few days on the Sony Nex-5n. The lens is extremely light weight at 4.9oz, but is actually slightly heavier than the 30mm version which weighs in at 4.76oz. The ...
by Jay
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Fujifilm Introduces the X-M1

Fujifilm Announces the X-M1 and Two New X-Series Lenses

Fujifilm officially announces the X-M1 and Two New X-Series Lenses. This extremely high quality mirrorless camera system is not only competition to the Sony Nex Camera system, but it’s awesome as well. The build quality i...
by Jay
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Nex-5n and the Sigma 10-20mm

Sony Rebates, Sigma Rebates, A pretty cool cable finder tool, and the Sigma 10-20mm on the Nex-5n!!

Hey guys and thanks for checking in!! I apologize for the lack of activity on the Lab, but work has been crazy and I just haven’t had any free time to put a decent article together. Here’s whats up: I have some nake...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

The Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm kit Lens Has Arrived! First Impressions and More!

I just received a copy of the new full frame Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens courtesy of BHPhotoVideo! The new Sony RX10 also showed up with and was a very nice welcomed surprise to say the least I’m going to focus ...
by Jay
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Nex-7 w/ Canon 70-200mm Lens

Sony Nex Camera System can use almost any lens with a simple and inexpensive lens adapter!

ichele got me the Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter with Built-in Aperture iris for Christmas, and what that relatively inexpensive adapter allows me  use all my Canon EF Lenses on the Sony Nex Camera Systems. I haven’t ac...
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The Nex-7 and a bunch of lenses arrived!! Nex-7 Glamour Shots

I very excited to tell you that I just received the Sony Nex-7 from BHPhotoVideo.com along with the Tamron 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 VR III lens, Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens, and the Rokinon 8mm fisheye lens.  I’m also going to tr...
by Jay
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Hasselblad Partners with Sony and is making E-Mount, and A-Mount Cameras??

That is correct, Hasselblad just announced a beast of a mirroless camera called the Lunar, and it sports a Sony E-Mount for the lenses!! That means more super high quality E-Mount glass is on the way for sure!! Hasselblad, if y...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha 35 Sample Photos - autoHDR

Sony a35 and autoHDR = Super Reality??

Just my opinion, but the more I play with the autoHDR feature on the Sony a35 the more it seems like Super Reality. Sony claims that is were there headed remember the article from last week, and I think there on the right track...
by Jay
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Sony NEX-5N – Excellent Video Quick Guide/ Demo by Sony Asia

In this excellent video/ Demo “Creative freedom is yours with a stylish, ultra-compact NEX-5N camera that operates with ease, and puts professional quality right in your pocket”. I just watched this a really great i...
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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Sony Nex-5n AutoFocus Testing using the LA-EA2 Lens Adapter vs Standard E-Mount Lenses

Sony Nex-5n AF Testing with LA-EA2 and A-Mount lens vs Native E-Mount Lenses

I did a quick test today with the Sony Nex-5n, LA-EA2 lens adapter, and the Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens.  I then compared the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens to see how each of these lenses performed i...
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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