sony A7 and A7r bundle Deals!
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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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Sony Nex-3n - Front with Flash Up
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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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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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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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