In The Spotlight


sony-alpha-a7s-back
Mirrorless Camera Testing

Sony Alpha A7s Sample Photos – Initial Impression and Forum Updates

Posted  July 26, 2014  by  Jay

I’ve had the Sony Alpha A7s for about two weeks or so now, and I took a lot of sample photos so far using the FE 35mm f/2.8 Zeiss Lens and the Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens via the Metabones III Lens Adapter Talk about killer High ISO performance? Incredible is really the word […]

Full Story »
 
 
 
 
 

Sony A7r w/ 70-200mm f/4 OSS G Lens
Zoom Lenses

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS Lens Review – SEL70200G

Posted  July 17, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS lens review I will go over image quality and usability in the real world using both the A7r and A6000 for camera bodies. The SEL70200g lens has been a long awaited addition to the e-mount lens line-up, and is really essential for any active working photographer looking […]

Full Review »

sigma-18-35mm-a-mount
Lens News

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens – In Stock for Sony!!

Posted  July 16, 2014  by  Jay

The long awaited and killer Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens is now In Stock and available for the Sony A-Mount cameras! This lens is a crop factor designed lens, so if you have an A77 II, A77, A58, A57, it will mount right on. If you want to use this lens on one of […]

Full Story »

phantom-fc40
Accessory Testing

Learning to Fly the DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter

Posted  July 10, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to SonyAlphaLab.com. In this article I’m going to talk about and show you how I learned fly DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter with FPV Camera and transmitter. I’ve been interested in these flying drones for some time, but the price and limited payload always scared me away honestly. Finally these copters have […]

Full Story »
 
 
 
 
 

Sony A6000 Review
Mirrorless Camera Reviews

Sony Alpha A6000 Review – Best Mirrorless Camera 2014

Posted  June 11, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony Alpha A6000 Review I will go over all the details you need to know using multiples lenses, real world and lab sample photos, video, and much more…  I really went in depth with the A6000 because the new 24mp sensor and fast hybrid auto focus needed a thorough testing after all the […]

Full Review »

 
 

 
a5000_front_black-1024x675

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

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 go...
by Jay
0

 
 
lightroom-5-workflow-tips

Lightroom 5 – Workflow Tips and Developing Sony Raw Files

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...
by Jay
2

 

 
rx-series-cameras

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

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 S...
by Jay
3

 
 
Sony RX10 @ f/2.8, 200mm, ISO 100, Raw Quality

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

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. Ne...
by Jay
1

 

 
Sony Rx10

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

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 foc...
by Jay
0

 

 
Sony Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6 – Depth of Field Compared @ 50mm

In this post I’m going to compare the Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6 while using the Metabones III lens adapter and a Canon EF L Lens. More specifically the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Lens, so I can use the same equivalent focal leng...
by Jay
7

 
 
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
0

 

 
100% Crop - Sony A7 - ISO Testing - Raw Quality - ISO 25600

Sony A7 VS Sony Nex-6 – Raw Quality High ISO Lab Testing w/ 100% Crops!

In this article I will show you how the Sony A7 Vs Sony Nex-6 compare in the Lab using Raw Quality and ISO 100-25600. I used the kit lenses on both cameras for this test and used custom white balance to take the color cast issu...
by Jay
15

 
 
Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens @ f/5.6, 28mm, ISO 100, Jpeg Quality, Lab Test

Sony A7 VS Nex-6 – ISO Lab Testing – Jpeg Qaulity w/ 100% Crops!

In this article I put together all the ISO testing shots I took in the Lab yesterday with the Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6, ranging from ISO 100-25600! 100% Crops will be included so you can see all the details in jpeg quality straigh...
by Jay
8

 

 
SonyAlphaLab - Lab Scene

Sony A7 VS Sony Nex-6 – Lab Testing with Kit Lenses..

Had some down time today and got to do Lab Testing with the Sony A7 VS the Sony Nex-6 and respective kit lenses. Aperture range tests with each camera for a head to head comparison of the two sensors and kits as a whole. Even t...
by Jay
11

 
 
Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6

Sony A7 and Sony Nex-6 Compared – Size, Weight, Build Quality, Buttons, Menus, Ect..

I wanted to compare up close the new Sony A7 with my Sony Nex-6 and in this article I will do just that with photos and a highly detailed HD video. In the video I go hands-on with both the full frame Sony A7 and Aps-c Nex-6, co...
by Jay
16

 

 
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
2

 
 
Sony Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

The Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm kit Lens Has Arrived! First Impressions and More!

I just received a copy of the new full frame Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens courtesy of BHPhotoVideo! The new Sony RX10 also showed up with and was a very nice welcomed surprise to say the least I’m going to focus ...
by Jay
12

 

 
Metabones Canon EF Lens to Sony NEX Camera Lens Mount Adapter

Metabones III Electronic Lens Adapter Testing with Sony Nex-6, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Lens

In this article I will go over in detail the Metabones III Electronic Lens Adapter for Canon EF lenses and the Sony Nex E-Mount Camera System. I tested the Metabones III lens adapter using my Sony Nex-6 and Canon EF 24-105mm f/...
by Jay
13

 
 
sony-a7-in-stock

Sony A7 w/ kit lens In Stock @ BHPhoto!!

I just got an email from my affiliate rep @ BHPhotovideo and the new full frame Sony A7 w/ kit lens is now in stock! Just the kit versions are available as I type this! I called to find it if mine was on the way, but I did not ...
by Jay
2