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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera w/ 25mm f/1.8 Lens
Mirrorless Camera Testing

Olympus vs Sony – Lab Testing, Low Light Focus, High ISO, and More…

Posted  April 14, 2015  by  Jay

In this article I’m going to focus on comparing the image quality and focus speed of the Olympus and Sony camera systems in low light lab conditions. This will show us how well each camera works in the lab environment which can be used very effectively! I’m working on getting the A6000 for a more […]

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Camera Previews

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera – Hands-On First Look and more….

Posted  April 7, 2015  by  Jay

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera showed up from BHPhoto and I have some Hands-On first impressions that I wanted to share with you all. First off, the camera build quality and design is freaking awesome and Sony could learn so much! The Rear LCD screen is far superior […]

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Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens for Sony E Mount
Prime Lens Previews

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens Review using Sony A7r

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to SonyAlphaLab In this Carl Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens review I will go over everything you need know using my full frame Sony Alpha A7r in both the lab and real world of course… I also put together a high quality video review which you can see just below, […]

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New Sony FE lenses e-mount
Lens News

Four New Sony FE lenses Breakdown and Pre-Order Links Plus More…

Posted  March 5, 2015  by  Jay

Sony officially announces four new full frame E-mount lenses (FE Lenses), which consist of really expensive and fast 35mm f/1.4 ZA lens, a killer looking 90mm f/1.8 OSS Macro G Lens, a super zoom 24-240mm OSS lens and reasonable priced 28mm f/2 lens that except converter lenses just like the 16mm APS-C E-mount lens. A […]

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Lens Previews

Best Sony E-Mount Lenses for Portraits, Landscapes, and Street Photography

Posted  February 14, 2015  by  Jay

So what is the best E-Mount lens for portraits, landscapes, sports, and street photography with auto focus? I have been getting a ton of questions via email, in the comments, on the forum, on Google, Facebook, Twitter, and on my youtube channel! Therefore, I think it’s about time I write an article breaking down the lenses […]

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  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera w/ 25mm f/1.8 Lens
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
  • Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens for Sony E Mount
  • New Sony FE lenses e-mount
  • Sony-FF-E-mount-lens

 
 

 
Nex-5n and the Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens – Sample Pics and 100% Crops!!

I took a bunch of sample photos with the Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens and the Sony Nex-5n and I again tried to get a decent variety of images for your viewing pleasure. This time I found an old abandoned Chemical factory...
by Jay

 
 
CS5 - Set-up and color management

Photoshop CS5 – Set-Up and Color Management – Three Part Video Tutorial Series

In this video tutorial we will cover setting up Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe Lightroom 3, and Adobe Photoshop CS5 so our color spaces and profiles match across the board. This set-up process is incredible important for proper color ...
by Jay

 

 
Adobe Bridge - All you need to know

Adobe Bridge CS5: All You Need to Know!! Three Movies, all Free!!

In this video tutorial series geared towards the New Adobe Bridge User, we will be going through Adobe Bridge CS5 the way I use it. Being a Photographer and camera gear reviewer I use a lot of different features to help speed u...
by Jay

 
 
Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens – Sample pics and 100% Crops!!

I took a bunch of sample pics around the house yesterday with the Sony Nex-5n and Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens. I tried to get a decent variety of photos that show off the incredible depth of field, sharpness, and bokeh. This lens ...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Nex-5n, La-ea2 Adapter, DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens, 50mm f/1.8 OSS

The Month of June Product Photography – Sony Nex-5n, LA-EA2, Sony 35mm DT Lens, Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens, and the Sigma 19mm and 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lenses

I went down to the lab the day before yesterday to take all of the product photography for the month of June. The gear for this month consists of the Sony Nex-5n for a camera body, and the LA-EA2 Lens adapter. I also got the ve...
by Jay

 
 
Leica X2 Digital Compact Camera With Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens (Black)

New Camera News and New Kenko E-Mount Extension Tubes!!

We had some pretty big news yesterday from Canon and Leica as it pertains to cameras!! Canon announced their latest EOS Rebel series camera and it’s tagged with the T4i label. Canon stepped up to the plate with this model...
by Jay

 

 
Intro Movie to the New Gear

The New Sony Gear is Here!! Quick Intro HD Video showing off the Gear and More!!

The New Sony Gear is here and I filmed a little intro video to show it off a bit. I also un-boxed the LA-EA2 lens adapter as a reader requested it. I have a lot of stuff to review here!! Here’s what showed up Yesterday; T...
by Jay

 
 
Sony DSC-RX100 Digital Camera (Black)

Sony RX100 – Sony’s New Compact Camera Killer!!! Hands on HD Video Review, and Pre-Orders now available!!

Just the other day pics and some specs were leaked about the new Sony RX100 compact camera. Well, Sony has now officially announced it and I have all sorts of info on this New Compact Camera Killer!! First of, it’s going ...
by Jay

 

 
Sony DSC RX100

New Sony RX100!!, Sony A57 HD Video Sample, New Lens Rebates, and more..

Somebody leaked pics and specs on a new Sony Point and Shoot called the RX100. According to the specs it’s a powerhouse of a compact with a killer fixed lens. that has some serious power!! It’s apparently going to b...
by Jay

 
 
How-to

How-To: Adobe Lightroom 4 – Enhancing Portraits and Photos

In this video tutorial using the New Adobe Lightroom 4, I will go over how I edit a portrait and explain several advanced techniques to make your photos stand out!!  We will go over the basic crop, and then advanced spot remov...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Nex-XX Prototype - Second Generation - Screens Added

The Ultimate Mirrorless Camera!! The Sony NEX-XX Prototype, Full Frame Hybrid Mount Camera!!

So what would be your ultimate mirrorless camera?? What if you were to design it yourself?? After taking apart the Sony Nex-7 completely, I saw opportunities for improvement in the design and learned a ton in the process. Since...
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YASUHARA Nanoha Macro Lens 5:1 for Sony E Mount (NEX)

Sony’s Stradegy?? HD Video Showing Off What The E-Mount Yasurhara Nanoha 5:1 Macro Lens Can Do!!

Sony’s strategy as it relates to the Alpha Camera line is a bit perplexing at times. On the one hand, Sony has the best sensors and advanced camera technology currently available. And on the other, we have new cameras com...
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LA-EA2

New Sony Gear on the Way to the Lab!!

I just got off the phone with my friends at BHPhotovideo.com and we have a bunch of new gear on the way to the Lab!! With the Polls from the other day in mind we have some budget friendly prime lenses coming and the simple amaz...
by Jay

 
 
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Fuji X-Pro1 – FujiFilm Introduces the M Mount Adapter!! Adds Leica Lens support and Lens Compatibility Chart!!

FujiFilm recently announced the M Mount Adapter for the X-Pro 1 which adds Leica Lens support!! This is huge, because Leica makes a huge assortment of top quality optics as well as other manufactures like Zeiss ZM Lenses. I hav...
by Jay

 

 
How-to

How-To: Sony A57 Menus and Functions Settings Explained – Sony Alpha School in Session!

In this video tutorial I will go over the Sony Alpha 57 Menu interface detail!Starting with the basic camera options all the way to programing custom buttons. The Menu on the A57 is incredible deep and detailed. There are tons ...
by Jay

 
 
Tamron Lens Rebates for Sony

A Few Lens Rebates Worth Checking Out Before They Expire, Sony E-Mount Lenses Finally In Stock, SanDisk 3-Day Deal!!

I can across a few killer deals I thought were worth sharing with you guys, and a few lens rebates that are expiring soon!! In addition to that we finally have a few of the Sony E-Mount lenses available at BHPhoto!! The Sony 55...
by Jay