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Life Updates, Sony News, Rumors, and Major Forum Action!!

Posted  August 20, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to Sonyalphalab! Have not been around much lately, but we just had a new member of the family born!! A baby boy to be specific and his name is Jase Peter Hermann, Born – 08/12/14 – 7lbs 8.5oz So now the family consists Michele and I, Layla, who just turned 4 […]

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Camera Specific Tutorials

Sony A7s – Menu System, Buttons, and Camera Settings Explained

Posted  August 11, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to Sonyalphalab.com! In this post I have a detailed HD video where I will go over the Sony Alpha A7s Menu System, Buttons, and Camera settings! It’s pretty long, but the camera is really powerful and the menu system is deep with several new features and options unique to the Sony […]

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Mirrorless Camera Testing

Sony A7s and HDR Photography – Sample Photos, How-To

Posted  August 2, 2014  by  Jay

I love HDR Photography, and the lower resolution full frame Sony A7s really needed to be tested out! I ended finding this recently abandoned facility that happened to have a wide open gate in front to my surprise! So, I drove in and parked just out of visual from the road The creep factor was […]

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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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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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Sony NEX-7 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Nex-7 vs the OM-D E-M5 and I figured I put together a little comparison article for those of you on the fence Both of these cameras have very appetizing specs, but they are d...
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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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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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(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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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,...
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