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Sony DSC-RX1

Sony DSC-RX1 First Impressions and a few Sample Photos – DSC-RX1

In this article I’m going to go over my first impressions of the Sony DSC-RX1. I have some initial camera body impressions, thoughts on image quality, and some sample photos with 100% crops to show you. The original Sony ...
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Sony A57 w/ Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG Lens @ f/1.4, 1/2000sec, ISO 100, Handheld, Jpeg Fine, AutoHDR

Sony A57 and the AutoHDR Feature Tested – Sample Photos and 100% Crops!!

I had a chance to shoot some AutoHDR’s with the Sony a57 over the past few weeks and figured I would put them all in one article for you HDR Photography Fans!! If your not familiar with HDR photography, basically it’...
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Sony A57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens – Sesame Place and Crayola Factory Family Vacation!!

Michele and I had the pleasure of going to Sesame Place last week on Vacation and I brought alone the Sony Alpha 57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, and the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens!! Needless to say we had an absolu...
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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens

Sony A57 and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens – Real World Sample pics with 100% Crops and First Impressions

I had the pleasure of shooting some real world photos with the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens this week as Michele and I are on Vacation!! Oh Yeah Anyway I took some real world sample pics in all different situation and the Si...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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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Sony A77 w/ 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens

Auto Focus Testing – Sony Alpha 77 vs the Canon 5D Mark II in low light – Updated

New Video with more detail AF Testing >> In this video I’ll be testing the auto focus capabilities of the Sony Alpha 77 vs the Canon 5D mark II.  The lighting is extremely poor in this auto focus test which is by d...
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Sony a580 w/16-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Decorating the Christmas Tree – Alpha 580 w/ 16-50mm f/2.8 Lens

I had a blast decorating the Christmas Tree with Michele and Layla Sunday!!I also managed to grab a few snap shots with the Alpha 580 and 16-50mm f/2.8 Lens.  I’m a big fan of exploiting a bokeh wherever I can and the li...
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Sony Alpha 580 in the Studio – A Few Test/ Sample Photos

I had a chance to test the Sony Alpha 580 with some of my studio lights and a very large softbox.  I used an Alien B800 for the strobe and my remote trigger to fire the light from the camera. My remote trigger is not designed ...
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Sony Alpha 77 - Sample HD Video

Sony Alpha 77 HD Video Sample – ShutterSpeed Priorety Mode

I never played with the ShutterSpeed Priority mode before I’m embarrassed to say, but I did today with the Sony Alpha 77 and all I can say is WOW. The potential for this video mode is incredible and I cannot wait to try o...
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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 ...
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Sony Nex-5n vs Sony Alpha 77 – High ISO Comparison

Being very curious about how the Nex-7 will rate against the Nex-5n in some High ISO testing, I figured a Head to Head with the Sony a77 vs the nex-5n is as close as I can get. Assuming of course the a77 sensor is for the most ...
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Sony A77 - ISO 400

Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) – Raw High ISO Performance Comparison!!

In this High ISO Performance Comparison I will show you the Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) using the same lighting conditions, AUTO White Balance, and Maxing out the ISO. These are all Raw...
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Sony Alpha 77 Vs Canon 5D Mark II – Real World Photo Comparison

To start off the Real world photo based comparison between the Sony Alpha 77 and The Canon 5D Mark II, I want to drive the point home that optics plays a huge roll in image quality. Contrast and color are greatly affected by op...
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Sony Nex-5n w/ 55-210mm Lens - Product Photography

Sony Alpha 77 and the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens – Back Focusing Issue Resolved

I was having some very odd and frustrating results with the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss lens and it turns out back focusing was the culprit!! Basically what that means is the lens for whatever reason is focusing just behind the point...
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