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Sony Alpha A7r – First Impressions and Sample Photos w/ 100% Crops!

The 36mp full frame Sony Alpha A7r is finally here and I have some sample photos plus first impressions to share with you! I’m using the native E-Mount 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens so far and what I can tell you is the lens is v...
by Jay
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Sony a55 with Sigma 30mm, f/1.4

Sony a55 Sample HD Footage

Here is some sample footage from the other day feeding Layla. Notice in particular how the focus tracks. For reference the Sony a55 is on a tri-pod with the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC Lens @ f/1.4.  The camera is auto focusing on ...
by Jay
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Sony A57 w/ Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens

Sony A57 – Sample Photos w/ 100% Crops using the 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens!! A57 Firmware Update!!

I had the opportunity to take a few photos yesterday using the Sony a57 and Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Lens on the way to pick up Layla. I left the camera in Jpeg mode fine as I have a feeling the raw files won’t work ...
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 Rx100

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 Review

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
Best Pocket Size Compact Camera I Ever Used!
by Jay
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Sony A6000 and Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor-X Lens

Sony A6000 using Lens Adapters, and AF Speed Test!

For the past few days I’ve been packing the Sony A6000 and the Metabones III electronic lens adapter along with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS Lens plus the Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor -X lens. Both work really well and ...
by Jay
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Sony SAL-1680Z 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT Autofocus Lens

Sony 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss DT Lens Review – SAL1680Z

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
I Would Buy It!!
 
 
Sony A77, slt-a77 - Body Only

Exclusive Sony A77 Camera Tear Down: HD Video and they show the inside!!

In this video put together by SGNL™by Sony, the Sony A77 is shown taken apart in a marketing style format with plexi-glass around the main hardware components for easy handling. It’s pretty cool though to get a close lo...
by Jay
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Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens Mounted to the Sony La-ea2 Lens Adapter

Nex-5n and La-ea2 Lens Adapter w/ A-Mount Lens Vs E-Mount Lenses – Low Light and Low Contrast Testing!! New Nex-7 Book!!

Always curious how the LA-EA2 lens adapter with an A-Mount lens would perform in low light, low contrast situations Vs the standard E-Mount lenses, I put together this really quick test together with results that may surprise y...
by Jay
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Oben AC-1300 3-Section Aluminum Tripod w/ BA-00 Ball Head
by Jay
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Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter with Built-in Aperture Iris – Does the Aperture do anything?? Tested on Sony Nex-7 with Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens

here has been some serious speculation on the web about the Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter with Built-in Aperture iris. Does the aperture actual work? How can it work if it’s not actually in the lens? Does the depth of f...
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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Sony DSC-RX100 goes Under The Sea!

Using your pro-zoom compact as an underwater camera! Since I bought it late last year, the Sony DSC-RX100 has proven itself to be a worthy and hard-working member of my photographic arsenal. I’ve already completed a reas...
by Alan
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Merry Day After Christmas!! – Sharing Some Family Photos Taken w/ Sony a77, A580, and 5D mark II

Merry Day after Christmas, and Wow did we have in incredible past two days!! I was taking pictures like a mad man with mostly the Sony A580, but I also used the A77 and the 5D mark II for a bit here and there. On Christmas Eve ...
by Jay
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Sony a77 w/ 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens

Sony A77 – Sample HD Video Footage

Ive been taking sample HD video footage with the Sony a77 for the past week or so, and I’ve learned a few things I did not know. One being the AF doesn’t not work below f/3.5 for some reason? Totally sucks as I was ...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-C3, 16mm f/2.8 lens @ f/8, 1/2500sec, ISO 200, Tri-pod - HDR Composite un-edited out of Photomatix Pro

HDR Photography and the Sony Nex-C3

I’m a huge fan of HDR Photography, so of course I had to try out some HDR with the Sony Nex-C3! It was stormy day yesterday with bursts of thunder and rain throughout, but when I was was cruising paste one of my favorite ...
by Jay
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Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6

Sony A7 and Sony Nex-6 Compared – Size, Weight, Build Quality, Buttons, Menus, Ect..

I wanted to compare up close the new Sony A7 with my Sony Nex-6 and in this article I will do just that with photos and a highly detailed HD video. In the video I go hands-on with both the full frame Sony A7 and Aps-c Nex-6, co...
by Jay
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Sony A57 Sample HD Video

New Lenses on the way for the Sony A57 and Real World Sample HD Video!!

We got two more lenses coming to the Lab including the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Prime Lens!! I also put together all the Real World HD Video I’ve taken so far using the the ...
by Jay
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GoPro Suction Cup Mount

Quick GoPro Hero2 HD Video – Using the Suction Cup Mount on the Car

In this fairly quick GoPro Her02 HD video I was taking a drive to go pick up Layla from the baby sitter and decided to try out the suction cup mount on my car. Needless to say I tried about 6 or 7 different positions, and they ...
by Jay
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Rokinon A-Mount 14mm, 35mm, and 85mm

Rokinon Lens comparison | 14mm vs 35mm vs 85mm – Same Scene

In this article I’m going to compare the 14mm, 35mm, and 85mm Rokinon lenses I’ve been working with the past few weeks.  I took a bunch of photos from the same exact spot using all three lenses, so you can see spec...
by Jay
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