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How to: Intro to Product Photography using the Sony Nex-5n

In this video tutorial I’ll show you how I photographed the Sony Alpha 77 and the Sony Alpha 580 using the Sony Nex-5n. Pretty simple and strait forward process I must admit. To keep things very simple I used natural warm...
by Jay

 

 
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How To: Recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode

In this “How To” video tutorial I will go over in great detail how to recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in both Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode. It’s very easy to do but there are some features ...
by Jay

 
 
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How-To: Sony Nex-7 and HDR Photography Explained in Detail!!

In this 18+ minute How-To video tutorial, I will go over everything you need to know about HDR Photography while using the Sony Nex-7. I will go over all the different methods you have for capturing higher dynamic range scenes ...
by Jay

 

 
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Sony Nex-6 Testing Continues – Auto HDR Sample Photos, Normal Exposure VS Auto HDR!!

Continuing with the Sony Nex-6 testing I took a bunch of Auto HDR Photos and a few Auto Pano Photos!! I love these two in camera post processing features, because they do a really good  job considering it takes zero effort, an...
by Jay

 

 
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Portrait Lenses: Which One Is Best And Why??

So, which portrait lens is actually the best and why you ask? In this article I’ll go over depth of field as it relates to focal length, aperture, distance to the subject, and crop factor. Why some glass is better than ot...
by Jay

 
 
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Sony RX100 – A Closer Look, AF Testing, Clear Image Zoom Demo and More!!

I hope you all had a great weekend, and check out this Article I put together showing off the Sony RX100 and more!! I move it around and hold it in my hands so you get a good sense of scale etc.. I also show you the battery com...
by Jay

 

 
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House #56 – At the Golden Hour

I was leaving my brothers house the other day and the light was just stunning. I’ve been admiring house #56 for years as it’s a gorgeous old house and very well maintained. from a photography perspective I just neve...
by Jay

 
 
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Improve Your Landscape and Travel Photography

Today I want to talk about landscape and travel photography and share some tips and tricks to help improve your landscape and travel photography. Even though I make my living as an assignment, event and a portrait photograph...
by Monico

 

 
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Sony A7s – Menu System, Buttons, and Camera Settings Explained

Hi everybody and welcome to Sonyalphalab.com! In this post I have a detailed HD video where I will go over the Sony Alpha A7s Menu System, Buttons, and Camera settings! It’s pretty long, but the camera is really powerful ...
by Jay

 
 
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The Ghost Car

In this image Michele and I were heading over to my Bother house, and the sky was just out of this world. We needed to find a cool spot to take a picture, but the clock was ticking big time!! Sky’s like this can be gone i...
by Jay

 

 
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More Tips for Improving Your Landscape and Travel Photography

In my last article for Sony Alpha Lab I shared some of my thoughts on landscape photography and I also shared a Lightroom trick I use to make your skies look a deeper color of blue. In this article I’ll be sharing a few m...
by Monico

 
 
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Using An Articulating Arm To Get More Creative With Your Photography!!

In this article I’m going show you How To Get More Creative with your Photography by using an Articulating Arm – Manfrotto Magic Arm in my case. It’s an incredible useful accessory that I use whenever I need ...
by Monico

 

 
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HDR Photography and the Sony A35 (SLT-A35) – Auto HDR

Sony has come up with an amazing High Dynamic Range solution in there new cameras, and in this article I’ll go over several HDR examples using the AutoHDR feature on the Sony Alpha 35. Until recently I’ve been takin...
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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Location Portraiture | Adding People to your Landscape Photography

One thing I enjoy as a full-time photographer is getting out of the studio to take Location Portraits. An easy way to think about cool location portraits is that you’re Adding People to a Landscape Photograph. In my last...
by Monico

 
 
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Crop Factor Tutorial – What Is It, and How Does It Effect Your Photography!!

Crop factor is one of those terms you hear all the time in the photography crowd, but you might not know exactly what it means and how it effects your photography. Well let me break it down for you really simple. Crop factor is...
by Jay

 

 
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Corvette + Sony Nex-6 and RX1 + HDR Photography = Killer Photos!

My very good friend Mark came over on Sunday with his new Corvette and I managed to get some HDR Photos with my Sony Nex-6 and the DSC-RX1 I just reviewed Here>>.  I asked Mark if I could take a few photos, because why ...
by Jay

 
 
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Photography Tutorial: Aperture Explained in Depth!!

I love playing with the Aperture and using it creatively in my Photography, and in this Tutorial I explain Aperture in depth as it relates to Photography!! You will also learn: How to use aperture to your advantage? When to use...
by Jay

 

 
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How To: Shoot Photos in Low Light

Low light shooting can be one of the toughest challenges in digital photography. In this video Alex goes over how some of the features of Sony’s Cyber-shot and DSLR cameras can help capture great shots in low lighting!! A...
by Jay

 
 
Lily - Nex-5n w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter, 25mm Extension Tube, and Canon 24-105mm f/4 L Lens

Awesome Sony Nex Lens Adapters Video, and the Nex-5n w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter, 25mm Extension Tube, and Canon 24-105mm f/4 L Lens!!

I was cruising around YouTube today checking comments etc.., and came across this incredible video on the Sony Nex Lens Adapters by David Kilpatrick. David is a Pro on this stuff, so be sure to check out his sites, because they...
by Jay