Streets of Monticello - Walk Path
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Mirrorless Camera Testing

The Streets of Monticello – Sony Nex-6 and 18-55mm kit lens.

Posted  January 24, 2014  by  Jay

So I went for a short walk the other day on the streets of Monticello, NY. It was crazy cold outside and I actually can’t walk too good at the moment, but I still managed to get several shots I was happy with. I really think you get a sense of the block I walked […]

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Tripod set up to capture a sunrise
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Photography Tutorials

Tripod Types and Tips – The Second of Two Articles

Posted  January 24, 2014  by  Monico

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 tips for getting the most from your tripod investment. If you haven’t read part one be […]

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News

New Sony Gear on the Way – Sony A7r, SEL55F18Z, HVL-F20M Flash

Posted  January 22, 2014  by  Jay

I sent back the Sony RX10 although I really wanted to purchase it believe me! Now it’s time for the other full frame beast, better known as the Sony Alpha A7r. To test this animal I will using the native FE-Mount Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Lens, and my Canon EF L lenses via […]

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Sony RX10 Review
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Point & Shoot Camera Reviews

Sony RX10 Review – Best All In One Camera Ever Made?

Posted  January 15, 2014  by  Jay

The Sony RX10 could be the best all in one camera ever made and in this review I will cover everything you need to know in detail! I have lots tons of sample photos, sample video, and hands-on experience to share. I also have a Sony RX10 video review if you don’t feel like reading […]

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a selection of tripods
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Photography Tutorials

An Introduction to Tripods – The First of Two Articles

Posted  January 10, 2014  by  Monico

This will be the first of two articles that talks about Tripods. When I started writing articles for SonyAlphaLab.com I knew it was a photography website that did a great job talking about Sony products and helping a huge photography community. I looked through some of the entries and I quickly saw that it was […]

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Camera News

Sony Announces A5000, Best of the Nex-3n and Nex-5t in One?

Posted  January 7, 2014  by  Jay

Sony announces the A5000, the latest Nex series camera without the Nex series name? Looks like Sony officially dropped the Nex tag and they are going with the Alpha A for all their new mirrorless camera gear. I think this is good because it shows a commitment to a higher quality, more streamlined camera line. […]

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Adobe Lightroom

Lightroom 5 – Workflow Tips and Developing Sony Raw Files

Posted  January 6, 2014  by  Jay

In this article I wanted to share a new Lightroom 5 video tutorial focusing on workflow tips and developing Sony raw files. Primarily geared towards the newer user looking to get more out of their Lightroom experience, Sony raw files, and photography for that matter! The experienced user can also benefit from a few tricks […]

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Camera News

Sony RX-series Speculation?? APS-C Sized Sensor Camera Missing?

Posted  January 4, 2014  by  Jay

A gap is open in the RX-series for a APS-C sized sensor camera and I wonder if it will be called the Sony RX20? I was thinking about the gap in image quality between the 1″ sensor Sony RX10/ RX100 II, and the Full Frame Sensor RX1/ RX1r cameras. The gap is significant when you […]

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Sony RX10 @ f/2.8, 200mm, ISO 100, Raw Quality
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Point & Shoot Camera Testing

Sony RX10 Lab Testing: – High ISO and Lens Tests, RX10 vs Nex-6 vs A7?

Posted  January 1, 2014  by  Jay

In this article I will go over the Sony RX10 lab testing including high ISO and lens tests at various focal lengths. I will also go through the aperture so you can see the depth of field and how it changes with focal length. Next I will go over how the one inch sensor RX10 […]

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Sony Rx10
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Point & Shoot Camera Testing

Sony RX10 – Sample Photos, Focus Speed Tests, Sample Video w/ Full Zoom

Posted  December 30, 2013  by  Jay

The Sony RX10 is a point and shoot camera designed for the serious enthusiast. At $1300 US, it’s not exactly cheap, but once you learn the lens is a Zeiss and constant f/2.8 aperture, with an effective 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-200mm, the price becomes much more justifiable. The high ISO abilities are impressive […]

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