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SAL Photography Contest #1 - Color - Winner!
Forum News

First Sony Forum Photography Contest Winner and Much More…

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  Jay

The SonyAlphaLab Forums officially had our first Photography Contest “Color”, and it was a huge sucess with tons of killer photos!! With several new members joining to participate we have over 4 pages of goodness. SAL Photography Contest #1 – Color (Click Here) I was not sure what to expect with the first contest honestly, […]

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Sony Alpha A7s Review
Mirrorless Camera Reviews
 

Sony Alpha A7s Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Review – Best Low Light Camera Option!

Posted  August 28, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony Alpha A7s full frame mirrorless camera review, I will go over all the details that matter like real world image and video quality, high ISO lab testing, focus testing, how the camera works, and much more…. I have tons of sample photos to show you including some newborn studio photography of my […]

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Jase - Illustration Mode
Forum News

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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a7s-menus
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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Sony A7s Hdr Photography
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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Sony Alpha A57 Review | Sony A57 – SLT-A57

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
SAL - 5 Star Award
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony Nex-5n w/ 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 Lens
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

Sony E-Mount 16-70mm f/4 OSS Zeiss Lens Review – SEL1670z

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Bottom Line 4.5 / 5 - Excellent
 

 
Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography

Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography – On and Off Camera!!

In this article I’m going to go over Flash Photography with the Sony Nex-6! Both On Camera flash modes and Off Camera options  using the Multi-purpose Hot Shoe.  I also have tons of sample photos demonstrating what eac...
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Metabones Adapter for Leica M Mount

The Ultimate Lens and Lens Adapter Combos for the Sony Nex (E-Mount) Camera System!!

I’ve been doing tons of re-search on lenses and lens adapters for the Sony Nex Camera System, and these are the Best Combos available!! I also have the Sony E-Mount Lens Guide >>, and the Sony E-mount Lens Adapters ...
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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
 

 
Minolta MD 50mm f/2 Lens Review

Minolta MD 50mm f/2 Lens Review Using the Sony Nex-6 and RainbowImaging Lens Adapter

In this relatively quick review of the Minolta MD 50mm f/2 lens, I use the Sony Nex-6 with a RaindbowImaging lens adapter, and put the lens through a serious real world photography workout!! The Minolta MD 50mm f/2 lens is an o...
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Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 PZ OSS E-mount Lens Review

Sony PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Lens Review – SELP18200

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Bottom Line 4.5 / 5 - Excellent
Best E-Mount Lens for Video Ever Tested
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony E-Mount 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review

Sony E-Mount 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review – SEL1018

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
Best E-Mount Wide-Angle Lens!
 
 
Naked Nex-7

Naked Sony Nex-7!! Opened Up so you can see the Guts of the Nex-7!! – Updated with HD Video Footage!!

Had a little down time on Saturday and ended up taking apart my Nex-7 with a friend of mine and Michel, to see what it looks like inside. It’s pretty amazing to say the least how they fit all that technology into such a s...
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Sony E-Mount 20mm f/2.8 Lens - SEL20F28

Sony E-Mount 20mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens Review – SEL20F28

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Lens (Sony E-Mount)

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Lens Review – Sony E-Mount

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
Pro Quality E-Mount Lens