Archive for November, 2014
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS E-Mount Lens – (SEL50F18) – Hands on Review

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
 

 
Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8 L IS @ 150mm

Portrait Lenses: Which One Is Best And Why??

So, which portrait lens is actually the best and why you ask? In this article I’ll go over depth of field as it relates to focal length, aperture, distance to the subject, and crop factor. Why some glass is better than ot...
by Jay
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Sony A57 - SLT-A57

Canon T4i vs Nikon D5100 vs Sony A57!! Which Camera is the Best Bang for the Buck?? – Updated with Poll!!

In this article I will compare the Canon T4i vs Nikon D5100 vs Sony Alpha A57!! I actually just reviewed the A57 and you can check it out Here: Sony Alpha A57 Review >>. All these cameras are around the same price point a...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-XX Prototype - Second Generation - Screens Added

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

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...
by Jay
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Intro Movie to the New Gear

The New Sony Gear is Here!! Quick Intro HD Video showing off the Gear and More!!

The New Sony Gear is here and I filmed a little intro video to show it off a bit. I also un-boxed the LA-EA2 lens adapter as a reader requested it. I have a lot of stuff to review here!! Here’s what showed up Yesterday; T...
by Jay
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Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens Mounted to the Sony La-ea2 Lens Adapter

Nex-5n and La-ea2 Lens Adapter w/ A-Mount Lens Vs E-Mount Lenses – Low Light and Low Contrast Testing!! New Nex-7 Book!!

Always curious how the LA-EA2 lens adapter with an A-Mount lens would perform in low light, low contrast situations Vs the standard E-Mount lenses, I put together this really quick test together with results that may surprise y...
by Jay
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Nex-5n and the Sigma E-Mount 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens – Sample Pics and 100% Crops!!

I’ve been using the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens for the past few days on the Sony Nex-5n. The lens is extremely light weight at 4.9oz, but is actually slightly heavier than the 30mm version which weighs in at 4.76oz. The ...
by Jay
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Nex-5n and the Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens – Sample Pics and 100% Crops!!

I took a bunch of sample photos with the Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens and the Sony Nex-5n and I again tried to get a decent variety of images for your viewing pleasure. This time I found an old abandoned Chemical factory...
by Jay
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Sony’s new action camera

Sony’s New GoPro Killer?? Sony RX100 Hands On Reviews, Sony Nex-F3 Hands On Reviews, and more!!

Sony is on the move as always, and with the latest installment of the Sony RX100 the, they are clearly not playing games when it comes to beating the competition. In fact, they destroy the competition in my opinion in almost ev...
by Jay
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Sony LA-EA2 Adapter VS Regular E-Mount lens in Real World AF Testing

Sony LA-EA2 Phase Detection AF (PDAF) Vs Contrast Detection AF (CDAF) – Focus Tracking!!

I got a chance to do a more thorough “Real world” test comparing the PDAF Phase Detection Auto Focus system of the LA-EA2 Lens Adapter Vs the standard Contrast detection AF system of the Nex-5n. To do this I simple ...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n AutoFocus Testing using the LA-EA2 Lens Adapter vs Standard E-Mount Lenses

Sony Nex-5n AF Testing with LA-EA2 and A-Mount lens vs Native E-Mount Lenses

I did a quick test today with the Sony Nex-5n, LA-EA2 lens adapter, and the Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens.  I then compared the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens to see how each of these lenses performed i...
by Jay
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How-to

How-To: Adobe Lightroom 4 – Enhancing Portraits and Photos

In this video tutorial using the New Adobe Lightroom 4, I will go over how I edit a portrait and explain several advanced techniques to make your photos stand out!!  We will go over the basic crop, and then advanced spot remov...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens – Sample pics and 100% Crops!!

I took a bunch of sample pics around the house yesterday with the Sony Nex-5n and Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens. I tried to get a decent variety of photos that show off the incredible depth of field, sharpness, and bokeh. This lens ...
by Jay
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Nex-5n, Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sony Nex-5n and the Sigma E-Mount 19 and 30mm EX DN Lens, SIgma 10-20mm Lens!! Sample Photos, Auto HDR!!

Using the Nex-5n, and a trio of Sigma lenses, I finally got the chance to take a few decent pics at a new water fall area I found today!! The three Sigma lenses I used were the 19 and 30mm f/2.8 EX DN E-Mount lenses, and the Si...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n, La-ea2 Adapter, DT 35mm f/1.8 Lens, 50mm f/1.8 OSS

The Month of June Product Photography – Sony Nex-5n, LA-EA2, Sony 35mm DT Lens, Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens, and the Sigma 19mm and 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lenses

I went down to the lab the day before yesterday to take all of the product photography for the month of June. The gear for this month consists of the Sony Nex-5n for a camera body, and the LA-EA2 Lens adapter. I also got the ve...
by Jay
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Leica X2 Digital Compact Camera With Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens (Black)

New Camera News and New Kenko E-Mount Extension Tubes!!

We had some pretty big news yesterday from Canon and Leica as it pertains to cameras!! Canon announced their latest EOS Rebel series camera and it’s tagged with the T4i label. Canon stepped up to the plate with this model...
by Jay
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