Archive for October, 2014
 

 
Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200 – Serious Competition for the Sony Nex System?

I’ve been reading up on the Samsung NX200 and the numbers are looking impressive I must admit. It’s got a huge 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor like the Sony Nex-7 and a nice metal chassis which should give a nice quality f...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n w/ 55-210mm Lens - Product Photography

Sony Alpha 77 and the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens – Back Focusing Issue Resolved

I was having some very odd and frustrating results with the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss lens and it turns out back focusing was the culprit!! Basically what that means is the lens for whatever reason is focusing just behind the point...
by Jay
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Sony a77 w/ 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens

Sony Alpha 77, SLT-A77 – Sample Photo Gallery Now Up!!

The Sony Alpha 77 sample photo gallery is now up and growing by the day! Check it out over on Google+. Initial impressions on the a77 coming shortly! I also have a sample photo gallery for the Alpha 580 and the Nex-5n but I nee...
by Jay
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Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score

Nex-7 DXOMark Sensor Score Results are in!!

The results are finally in courtesy of DXOMark.com and I honestly was hoping for better results, although the results are great don’t get me wrong. I thought the translucent mirror on the a77 which takes away ~1/3 stop of...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha 77 Vs Canon 5D Mark II – Real World Photo Comparison

To start off the Real world photo based comparison between the Sony Alpha 77 and The Canon 5D Mark II, I want to drive the point home that optics plays a huge roll in image quality. Contrast and color are greatly affected by op...
by Jay
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A few Killer Black Friday Deals for Sony Photographers!!

BHPhotVideo.com has some amazing re-bates going on and I put together a few tables of stuff that may peak your interest Sony DSLR Alpha Instant Savings >> Scandisk Quantity discount >> Tamron Lens Rebates Expires 12...
by Jay
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Sony a77

Sony a77 and A65 in Stock Now at BHPhoto and Amazon!!

A77 Body Only in stock now at BHPhoto!! A77 Body Only, A65 Body Only, A65 w/Kit lens A77 and a65 In stock at Amazon!! A77, A65, A65 w/kit lens,
by Jay
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Video: Opening up the Sony Goods!! Sony Alpha 580, 85mm f/1.4 Lens, and the 55-210mm E-mount Lens

In this video I take some footage of me opening up some Sony camera equipment I just received from BHPhotoVideo.com. The Sony Alpha 580 DSLR, the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Ziess Lens, and the 55-210 E-mount Zoom lens for the Nex cameras,...
by Jay
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Fuji Organic Sensor

So what is all they hype with Fuji X100 and the New Fuji XL??

So what is all they hype with Fuji x100, and the New Fuji XL?? The Fuji X100 is an incredible high quality point and shoot style camera with a “Retro look”, and a Fixed 35mm Equiv Focal Length f/2.0 Lens. The Fuji X...
by Jay
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Sony A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter

A Closer Look at Sony’s A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter!! (LA-EA2)

If you own a Sony Nex Camera or your considering a Sony Nex camera and want super fast and accurate Phase Detection Autofocus like the Alpha 65, the Sony A-Mount Lens to NEX Camera Mount Adapter (LA-EA2) is for you!  Shoot spo...
by Jay
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Fantastic HD Video Presentation/ Review of the Sony Nex System, specifically the Nex-7. A Must Watch!!

Just found this awesome presentation on the Sony Nex-7 by BHPhotoVideo.com. This Sony Presentation is a Must Watch!! Learned a few things: E-mount stands for eighteen Millimeter, which is the distance from the E-mount to the se...
by Jay
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Sony News Round-Up

Exciting times for Sony as they ramp up production on the a77 and Nex-7 overseas in a new factory that didn’t get flooded. This is great news and means that I should have the Nex-7 in my hands sometime in the very near fu...
by Jay
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Video: Opening up More Sony Toys with my Helper Layla – Alpha 77 w/ Kit Lens

More Sony camera equipment showed up the other day from BHPhotoVideo.com and I just got a chance to open it yesterday with Layla helping me What arrived was the Sony Alpha 77 w/ the 16-50mm f/2.8 Kit lens. I filmed this outside...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha 77 - Sample HD Video

Sony Alpha 77 HD Video Sample – ShutterSpeed Priorety Mode

I never played with the ShutterSpeed Priority mode before I’m embarrassed to say, but I did today with the Sony Alpha 77 and all I can say is WOW. The potential for this video mode is incredible and I cannot wait to try o...
by Jay
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Sony A77 - ISO 400

Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) – Raw High ISO Performance Comparison!!

In this High ISO Performance Comparison I will show you the Sony Alpha 77 (SLT) vs Canon 5D Mark II (SLR) vs Sony Alpha 580 (SLR) using the same lighting conditions, AUTO White Balance, and Maxing out the ISO. These are all Raw...
by Jay
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