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Sony Alpha 35 Photo Samples

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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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: 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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Customizing Settings for the NEX-6 … Make it Work the Way You Do!

I’ve had my Sony NEX-6 for just a few weeks, but love it a little bit more every time I pick it up. And now that I’ve had a chance to customize the settings, I like it even better!! The menu systems on these NEX cam...
by Mike Hendren
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Civil Twilight on the Lake

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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Exposure and Manual Mode Explained Using the Sony Alpha A7r

In this video tutorial and article, I will explain how to use manual mode on the Sony Alpha A7r, but will first go over exposure and the exposure triangle. It’s important to understand each element of the exposure triangl...
by Jay
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HDR Photography Explained

In this 10 minute video tutorial I will go over the science and technology behind HDR Photography. I will explain what it is, how it works, and what you need to do in order to give it a try yourself!! After watching this you wi...
by Jay
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Sony RX100

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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Photography Tutorial: Shutter Speed Explained in Depth!!

The shutter is the mechanism what controls how long the sensor is exposed to light. It opens and closes like a sliding glass door pretty much, but insanely fast. Basically the time of the exposure is all the shutters job. The l...
by Jay
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Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens

Nex-7 Tutorial – Setting up and Using Lens Adapters on the Sony Nex-7

In this Nex-7 tutorial I will go over everything you need to know when it comes to setting up the Sony Nex-7 for using Lens Adapters and other manufactures lenses. Focus Peaking, Shooting without Lens, and Manual Focus Assist s...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-3n - Shooting Modes, Menus, and Camera Setup Explained

Sony Nex-3n – Shooting Modes, Menus, and Camera Setup Explained

In this twenty plus minute HD video I will go over the Sony Nex-3n’s menus system in detail including the Shooting Modes, Camera Settings, Image Size, Playback, Brightness and Color, and Setup. It’s a pictorial base...
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
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Sony Camera Applications

Getting Started with “Apps” on your Sony NEX-5R or NEX-6 | PlayMemories WiFi

Hello, My Name is Mike Hendren and I’m a new Author. Jay and I met through the amazing internet and share a lot of the same passions as it relates to Sony and Photography. We’re both enjoying the New Sony Camera Tec...
by Mike Hendren
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Corvette HDR Photograph - Nex-6 and 55-210mm lens

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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Kelly Lyle

Photography talk with guest, Kelly Lyle – Pro Wedding Photographer

Our very good friend Kelly from KellyLylePhotography.com was up this past weekend and boy did we talk photography!! Specialty lenses and how to use them most effectively was a topic we discussed at length. In fact I would love ...
by Jay
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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
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Crop Factor - From the Lens perspective

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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Sony Alpha A7s – Using XAVC S and S-Log2 Gamma Profile – How-To

The new Sony A7s has a very powerful video format called XAVC S, which allows for a customizable picture profile called S-Log2. In this article I will show you how to set the camera in order to use it. You must be using the XAV...
by Jay
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Tripod Types and Tips – The Second of Two Articles

This will be the second of two articles about tripods. Part one was an introduction to tripods. For part two I’ll be talking about the different types of tripods available, the tripods I personally own and I’ll share some t...
by Monico
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A few Sony Related Videos and Tutorials Worth Checking Out!

I’ve done some re-search over the past few days and I came across a few Sony related videos and photography tutorials that I thought you might want to check out! I found a pretty interesting overview of the Mirrorless Ca...
by Jay
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