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Camera Specific Tutorials

Exposure and Manual Mode Explained Using the Sony Alpha A7r

Posted  March 1, 2014  by  Jay

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 triangle, so you can adjust the settings on the camera with confidence and efficiency. The Sony Alpha […]

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Mirrorless Camera Reviews

Sony Alpha A7r Camera Review – Best Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Available!

Posted  February 25, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony Alpha A7r review I will go over everything you need to know using a real world photography and perspective, plus lab testing and comparisons with the 24mp Sony A7. I also included a 30+ minute Sony A7R video review if you don’t feel like reading The Sony Alpha A7r sets a new […]

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Lens Testing

Sony A7r – Lab Testing – Aperture w/ Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 Lens – Raw Quality

Posted  February 13, 2014  by  Jay

I finally got a chance to set-up the lab and take some Sony A7r test photos. First I want to show you the aperture tests then I will post the high ISO tests tomorrow or later today possibly. It takes awhile to do all the 100% crops and naming the files, so just the aperture […]

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Camera News

Introducing the Sony A6000 – Nex-6 and Nex-7 Replacement?

Posted  February 12, 2014  by  Jay

Sony just announced the new A6000 compact mirrorless camera which features a new 24mp APS-C sized sensor with 179 phase detection AF points!  It looks to me Sony tried to take the best of the Nex-6 and Nex-7, minus the tri-navi controls on the Nex-7. So what is so special about the A6000? Well, the […]

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Discounts, Rebates, and Deals News

SAVE UP TO $650! NEW REBATES FROM SONY!

Posted  February 9, 2014  by  Jay

I have not posted a deals and rebates article in a while, but this one is too good not to share! Save up to $650 when you bundle lenses and other accessories from Sony. Like what you might ask? Well how about the saving $650 when you purchase the Sony A7  or A7r with a […]

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Camera Previews

What is the Best Camera for Under $400 Right Now?

Posted  February 5, 2014  by  Jay

So my brother Dave called me the other day and asked “What is the best camera I can get for under $400?” The conversation was pretty lengthy after that, but it really got me thinking. Many things to consider like low light performance, lens speed, zoom, sensor size, battery type, and on and on.. Plus, […]

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Sony A7r w/ Metabones III, Canon EF 17-40 F/4 L Lens @ F/8, 1/160, 17mm, ISO 400, Hand-Held
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Lens Testing

The Creepy House – Sony A7r w/ Canon 17-40mm f/4 L Lens – Killer Combo!

Posted  February 2, 2014  by  Jay

I drive past this creep house from time to time and had to stop by while packing the full frame Sony A7r and Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L Lens plus Metabones III lens adapter. The house is actually for sale if anybody is interested. It is a nightmare project that probably involves asbestos, ghosts, and […]

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Accessory Testing

Sony A7r and the HVL-F20M Accessory Flash Testing

Posted  January 28, 2014  by  Jay

In this article I am going to go over the Sony A7r and HVL-F20M Accessory Flash unit by showing you some test shots using various flash settings and camera settings. I hope to illustrate what this flash is capable of in the real world, and how best to use it based on your needs. The […]

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Camera News

New Fujifilm X-T1 – Offical Sony Nex-6 Killer?

Posted  January 28, 2014  by  Jay

Fuji really hit it out of the park with New X-T1 Mirrorless Camera! This time Fuji really came through by including both an articulating screen and EVF for the first time! It’s now similar to the Nex-6 as far as sensor resolution, EVF, and articulating screen, but the X-T1 also has the incredible brick like […]

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Mirrorless Camera Testing

Sony Alpha A7r – First Impressions and Sample Photos w/ 100% Crops!

Posted  January 25, 2014  by  Jay

The 36mp full frame Sony Alpha A7r is finally here and I have some sample photos plus first impressions to share with you! I’m using the native E-Mount 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens so far and what I can tell you is the lens is very sharp. The detail that the 36mp sensor pumps out is […]

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