Sony Nex-XX Prototype - Second Generation - Screens Added
20
comments
Camera News

The Ultimate Mirrorless Camera!! The Sony NEX-XX Prototype, Full Frame Hybrid Mount Camera!!

Posted  June 3, 2012  by  Jay

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 then I’ve been fixated on how the to improve on the camera and make it Pro […]

Full Story »

Nex-6 and 18-55mm kit lens
20
comments
Sample Photos

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

Posted  May 15, 2013  by  Jay

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 telephoto zoom lens for everything else as I was always on the move. […]

Full Story »

Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens
19
comments
Accessory Testing

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

Posted  January 26, 2012  by  Jay

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 settings will need to be change in the Nex-7 Menu to make using In this video […]

Full Story »

Sony Nex-7 w/ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OS Lens
19
comments
Lens Testing

Sony Nex-7 and the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens – Sample Photos, 100% Crops, First Impressions…

Posted  January 30, 2012  by  Jay

I received the Sony Nex-7 a few weeks ago and really wanted to test out the “Keg Can Zoom” of a lens, the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS. So far I’m really impressed with it’s smooth zoom and sharp images. The OSS and focus motor work really well and are virtually silent.The build quality is also […]

Full Story »

 
 
 
 
 
Sigma E-Mount 30mm and 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lenses
19
comments
Prime Lenses

Sigma E-Mount 30mm and 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lenses – Hands on Review!!

Posted  July 8, 2012  by  Jay

I received the Sigma 30mm and 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lenses, alone with the Sony Nex-5n about a month ago from BHPhotoVideo.com. Over the course of the month I’ve had some really good opportunities to test these lenses out in a variety of ways including video focus tests, corner sharpness tests, fringing, shooting into the […]

Full Review »

Sony Nex-6 Raw File Developed in Lightroom 4
19
comments
Adobe Lightroom

Developing Sony Nex-6 Raw Files in Adobe Lightroom 4

Posted  December 22, 2012  by  Jay

In this article I’m going to go over Developing Sony Nex-6 Raw Files in Adobe Lightroom 4!! If you read my Full Nex-6 Review, then you know that I prefer to shoot raw, because the Sony Jpeg files look a bit over processed for my particular taste. I also enjoy the actual process and satisfaction […]

Full Story »

Minolta MX Rokkor-X PG F/1.4 50mm Lens
18
comments
Lens Testing

Minolta MC Rokkor-X PG 50mm F/1.4 Lens Review – Sony Nex-6

Posted  November 13, 2013  by  Jay

I’ve had the Minolta MC Rokkor-X PG 50 F/1.4 Lens for a few months now and in this article I’m going to show you what it can do on my Nex-6. I also used my very affordable RainbowImaging lens adapter to make the hook up on my Nex-6 and it did the job very well. […]

Full Story »

sony-a7r-front-sensor
18
comments
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 […]

Full Story »

exposure-triangle
18
comments
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 […]

Full Story »

 
 
 
 
 
Sony SAL-1680Z 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT Autofocus Lens
18
comments
 
Zoom Lenses

Sony 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss DT Lens Review – SAL1680Z

Posted  December 22, 2011  by  Jay

In this Hands on Review I had the pleasure to test the Carl Zeiss 16-80mm DT lens using the Sony Alpha 35. This lens has an incredible attractive 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-120mm on a APS-C sized sensor camera. That is pretty much all you need focal range wise to do almost everything!! The […]

Full Review »

feature-video-SELP18105G
18
comments
Lens Testing

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

Posted  May 25, 2014  by  Jay

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 of Layla, then moving on to some real world zoom and transition testing. […]

Full Story »