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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 […]

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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

 
 

 
Lab Under Construction

Future Plans for SonyAlphaLab and Photos of the “Lab”!

I just wanted to touch base with all of you on the future plans for Sonyalphalab.com, and show you the progress on the Lab. I wrote an article similar to this a while back, and it really seemed to be a popular one, so here it g...
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Sony Nex-6 w/ SELP1650 - Left Side

First Few Days with the Sony Nex-6 – More Sample Photos, Hybrid AF Speed Tests, Dynamic Range and Highlight Detail!!

I’ve had the Sony Nex-6 for about 5 days now and have taken a lot more sample photos, and had a chance to test how fast the new hybrid PDAF/ CDAF actually is. To do that I simple let the dogs out back at my brothers house...
by Jay

 

 
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The New Sony A7 or A7r? That is the Question!

The buzz and confusion on the web is high on whether to get the new Sony A7 or A7R? A lot of people think resolution is everything and are diving in for the 36mp A7r with out taking into consideration some of the features the A...
by Jay

 
 
NEX-6 - Rear e/ Eyepiece

Sony Nex-6 and Three New E-mount Lenses!! Full Breakdown!! Updated 10/4/2012

The New Sony Nex-6 is the first Nex style camera since the Nex-7 that I personally consider buying, simple for the inclusion of the EVF viewfinder! I already have the Nex-7 but as you may know I broke it, so I won’t be bu...
by Jay

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony 16mm f/2.8 Lens
 
 
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Sony A7 and A7r Reviews and News Breakdown – Camera Issues, Lens tests, and more..

The buzz on the web about the New Sony A7 and A7r continues to thrive, and in this article I will go over all the latest reviews and news about the new full frame cameras. For starters, Pro photographer Steve Huff has both came...
by Jay

 

 
Sony Alpha and Nex Camera Firmware Update

New Firmware Updates for Sony Alpha and Nex Cameras!!

Huge New Firmware Updates for Sony Alpha and Nex Cameras including the SLT-A77, SLT-A65, SLT- A57, SLT-A37, Nex-6, Nex-6, Nex-5r, Nex-5n, and Nex-f3!!  In this article I’m going to give you all the direct links to the la...
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Minolta MC Rokkor 58mm f/1.4 Lens

Sony Nex-6 w/ Minolta MC 58mm f/1.4 Lens – Sample Photos, Website News

I recently purchased the Minolta MC 58mm f/1.4 Lens on Ebay, and in this article I’m going to show you some high res sample photos using the Sony Nex-6 and RainbowImaging lens Adapter!! I’m loving these old school l...
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Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens

Nex-7 Tutorial – Setting up and Using Lens Adapters on the Sony Nex-7

In this Nex-7 tutorial I will go over everything you need to know when it comes to setting up the Sony Nex-7 for using Lens Adapters and other manufactures lenses. Focus Peaking, Shooting without Lens, and Manual Focus Assist s...
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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...
by Jay

 

 
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Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens – Sample Video and Lens Testing w/ A6000

In this article I will show lots of sample video using the Sony E-Mount 18-105mm f/4 OSS Powerzoom lens. I used the new e-mount Sony alpha A6000 for all the filming and audio as well. Starting with some around the house footage...
by Jay

 
 
Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens - NEX6L/B

First Day with the Sony Nex-6, Sample Photos, PDAF On Sensor Performance, Build Quality and Design Improvements

I have some Sony Nex-6 sample photos, a few thoughts about the PDAF on sensor performance, and a few build quality and design improvements!! I got the Sony Nex-6 on Friday and it’s now early Sunday morning as I type this,...
by Jay

 

 
Nex-6 and 18-55mm kit lens

Disney World Family Vacation and the Nex-6 – The Magic Kingdom

I just got back from Disney World down in Florida from a week long family vacation and I brought along the Nex-6 and a few E-Mount lenses to capture the experience. I ended up using the SEL1855 kit lens and the sel55210 telepho...
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Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Lens (Sony E-Mount)

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Lens Review – Sony E-Mount

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good