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Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens for Sony E Mount
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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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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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Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens Review
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Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens Review – sel1635z

Posted  February 1, 2015  by  Jay

In this Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens review I will cover as much real world photography as possible using both the 24mp Sony A7 II and my 36mp A7r full frame mirrorless cameras. I used both raw and jpeg modes so you can get a good feel of what the camera […]

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Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens
Mirrorless Camera Reviews

Sony Alpha A7 II Rolling Review – Best Full Frame Mirrorless Camera!

Posted  December 29, 2014  by  Jay

The Full Frame Sony A7II is the latest and greatest mirrorless e-mount camera from Sony! In this review I will go over everything I can think of to test this bad boy out including real world photography and lab testing. I have the killer FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA lens to try out as well […]

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  • Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens for Sony E Mount
  • New Sony FE lenses e-mount
  • Sony-FF-E-mount-lens
  • Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens Review
  • Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

 
 

 
Sony Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

Sony Alpha A7 Sample Photos Using The 28-70mm kit lens – Jpeg Quality

I’ve had the Sony Alpha A7 for  a few days now and in this article I’m going to share a bunch of sample photos with 100% Crops using the 28-70mm kit lens and jpeg quality. I wanted to see and show you how the new f...
by Jay

 
 
Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens

Sony 500mm f/4 G is on the way!!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com there is a very solid rumor that the Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens will be coming out in the spring!! The lens will have a Direct Manual Focus (DMF) control. When you press the DMF button you wil...
by Jay

 

 
Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score

Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score Results are in!!

The results are finally in courtesy of DXOMark.com and I honestly was hoping for better results, although the results are great don’t get me wrong. I thought the translucent mirror on the a77 which takes away ~1/3 stop of...
by Jay

 
 
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

 

 
Forum - Whats Hot??

Forum Updates, 1st Photography Contest, and New Gear!

Hi everybody and thanks for checking in to the SonyAlphaLab.com main website area I’ve been working really hard on expanding the forum and Whats Hot?? Area, so you can easily see what is going on in the forum, without act...
by Jay

 
 
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Trade-In and Save $300 on A7 and A7r, Latest Deals, Rebates, Firmware, and More..

Sony is running a killer promotion where you can trade in any old camera and get a minimum of $300 towards the purchase of a Sony Alpha A7 or A7r. The full frame mirrorless Sony A7 and A7r have been proven to be the most amazin...
by Jay

 

 
Minolta MX Rokkor-X PG F/1.4 50mm Lens

Fast Primes On the Sony A7 – Sample Photos – EF 135mm f/2 and MC 50mm f/1.4 lenses

In this post I’m going to show you a few sample photos taken with the Sony A7 and the Canon EF 135mm f/2 L lens, and Minolta MC Rokkor-X 50mm f/1.4 lens. I used the Metabones III lens adapter for the Canon EF lens and it ...
by Jay

 
 
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Hit SonyAphaLab Hard!! | Updated with a Few Photos of Damage!!

Hurricane Sandy did some incredible damage up where I live in NY. We have not had power since Monday evening, and they are telling us at least another week or 2!! We Have a generator, but are boiler just broke this morning Now ...
by Jay

 

 
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Sony Camera Firmware Updates!! A77 Firmware, Nex-7 Firmware, Lens Firmware – Hybrid AF Support for Nex Lenses

Sony just release an monster firmware update for the A77, A65, A57, A37, and Nex-7. Sony also released a bunch of Lens Firmware updates for the Nex-6, and Nex-5R Hybrid AF function to work properly. The New Sony Nex-7 firmware ...
by Jay

 
 
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Sony News, RX1R Reviews, New Nex FF Rumors, and “Lab” Updates

In this article we have some New Sony Romors, RX1R and RX100II Reviews, Nex-9 Full Frame Rumor Updates, and “Lab” Updates! I’ll also give you a bunch of links to the goods around the web I’m currently re...
by Jay

 

 
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New Sony Camera Gear?? New Sony Reviews?? Feedback Polls and New Authors!!

So what New Sony Camera Gear did you guys get? We have several New Authors on SAL, and we would appreciate Your Feedback for upcoming Sony Reviews and more!! With so many options out there when it comes to reviewing gear, I fig...
by Jay

 
 
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Website News, New Gear, Reviews, Latest Sony Deals, and More…

Hi everybody and thank you very much for checking in to SonyAlphaLab.com on such a lovely Saturday I’m home with Layla today and we are going to ride some bikes and fly my new Quadcopter! Oh yeah, I finally broke down and...
by Jay

 

 
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Lightroom 3: Developing Photos – Episode #1

In this 30+ minute Adobe lightroom 3 video tutorial we will go over basic developing practices on several recent photos I took using the Canon T3i, Sony a55, and Canon 5D Mark II. I chose a nice variety of photos ranging from f...
by Jay

 
 
Sony SLT-A99

The Full Frame A99 is Finally Here!! Sample Photos!! Full Breakdown ;) – Updated with HD Video!!

If your like me, you’ve been waiting and drooling over the A99 and it’s possible specs and performance!! Today is the day we get officially go over everything in detail, so lets take a look shall we??  SonyAlphaRum...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Digital Camera

Holiday Photo Contest – Sony RX100 III – 1st Prize and More…

Holiday Photo Contest!! Grand Prize is a New Sony RX100 III courtesy of BHPhoto, and some other gear I have to give away for 2nd and 3rd place winners!! Hi everybody and  Happy Holidays to you and yours With that in mind we de...
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