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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

The Creepy House – Sony A7r w/ Canon 17-40mm f/4 L Lens – Killer Combo!

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...
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Using An Articulating Arm To Get More Creative With Your Photography!!

In this article I’m going show you How To Get More Creative with your Photography by using an Articulating Arm - Manfrotto Magic Arm in my case. It’s an incredible useful accessory that I use whenever I need someth...
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Sony Nex-6 w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter and Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens @ f/8

Sony Nex-6 – Raw Image Quality Testing with Canon 135mm L Glass and Fotodiox Lens Adapter!!

Today I took my Sony Nex-6, Canon 135mm f/2 L Lens, and the Fotodiox Lens adapter out for some Raw Image Quality Testing. The Sony Nex-6 has a New 16mp sensor and it’s capable of pumping out incredible image quality, but ...
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(Updated) Auto Focus Testing/ Comparison – Sony A77, Sony A580, Canon 5D Mark II – Part 2

In this auto focus comparison with the Sony A77, A580, and Canon 5D mark II, I’m going to see what these cameras can do in low light with little to know contrast. Last time I did this test it was quick and not the most th...
by Jay
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Recommended Camera Bags for Sony Nex Cameras – Travel and More..

I have gotten a lot of questions lately on recommendations for lenses, camera bags, and other gear for travel purposes, so I figured it was time to write an article on the matter. I had to do some re-search as new bags and gear...
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Streets of Monticello - Walk Path

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

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 th...
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New Sony A-Mount Lenses!!

Three New Alpha Lenses and New Standard Flash for Nex-6 Cameras!!

Sony announces three new Alpha A-mount lenses (SAL70400G2, SAL50F14Z, SAL18552), a new standard flash unit (HVL-F20M), and new wired remote cable (RM-VP1). Starting with the new Sony 70-400mm lens, we basically have a complete...
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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens

Sigma Constant Aperture 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Available for Sony!

The newly announced Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens has a constant aperture and will be available for the Sony Alpha A-Mount. This lens is the first of it’s kind and it really is an impressive engineering feet in my opini...
by Jay
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Rokinon 8mm and the Sony Nex-7 - HDR Photography

How-To: Sony Nex-7 and HDR Photography Explained in Detail!!

In this 18+ minute How-To video tutorial, I will go over everything you need to know about HDR Photography while using the Sony Nex-7. I will go over all the different methods you have for capturing higher dynamic range scenes ...
by Jay
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A37, NEX-F3, 18-200MM, 18-135MM

Sony Announces the New Nex-F3 and A37, Plus Two New lens!!

Sony announced Today the New Nex-F3 and Alpha 37 cameras, plus a black version of the E-Mount 18-200mm lens, and a New 18-135mm A-Mount Lens. The new gear is expected to start shipping around June 16th per Sony’s website,...
by Jay
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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/...
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Corvette HDR Photograph - Nex-6 and 55-210mm lens

Corvette + Sony Nex-6 and RX1 + HDR Photography = Killer Photos!

My very good friend Mark came over on Sunday with his new Corvette and I managed to get some HDR Photos with my Sony Nex-6 and the DSC-RX1 I just reviewed Here>>.  I asked Mark if I could take a few photos, because why ...
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Tamron E-Mount 18-200mm VC Lens

Sony E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens Vs Tamron E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DI VC III Lens – Sony E-Mount Lens Review

In this Sony E-Mount Lens Review I will compare the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens vs the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC III Lens while using my Sony Nex-7 for a camera body. Which lens is Best? I put these two e-mount lense...
by Jay
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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 ...
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