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My 2012 Sony Wish List!

Once I get the money mind you A Little History: For a little history to all the new visitors and regulars who are interested; Thank You All by the way!!  I started SonyAlphaLab.com about 7-8 months ago as I was reviewing mostl...
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Sony Fisheye and Wide angle Conversion lens for 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount lens

Some New Toys Arrived!! Sony Nex-5n, Sony Nex-C3, and the Sony 16mm f/2.8 lens with the Fisheye and Wideangle Converter Lenses

I’m really excited to play with these new toys! The Sony 16mm Lens I have already tested and reviewed, but I was not able to get the two converter lenses and the 16mm lens together until now Not only that, but I got both ...
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Sony Introduces the Nex-5, and Nex-3

Models Provide DSLR Performance, Full HD Video, Sweep Panorama, APS-C sensor and Low-Light Capability in an Unprecedented Compact Design SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2010 – Sony today introduced two innovative a (alpha) compact inter...
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Sony Introduces the Revolutionary Alpha 55 and Alpha 33

New Models Offer Continuous Phase Detect AF During 10 fps High-Speed Shooting and Full HD Movie Shooting SAN DIEGO, August 23, 2010 –Sony today introduced two new ? cameras (models SLT-A55V and SLT-A33) that adopt Sony’s ne...
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PhotoPlus Expo – 2014 in NYC w/ the Sony RX100 III and A7r!!

My Dad and I went down to the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC yesterday and had an absolute blast! We left early morning and in this article I will bring you along for the adventure courtesy of the New Sony RX100 III and my Sony A7r arme...
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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens – In Stock for Sony!!

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. ...
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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Hit SonyAphaLab Hard!! | Updated with a Few Photos of Damage!!

Hurricane Sandy did some incredible damage up where I live in NY. We have not had power since Monday evening, and they are telling us at least another week or 2!! We Have a generator, but are boiler just broke this morning Now ...
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Sony A99 Developer Team Interview at Sony Japan!! Translated to English

An Awesome interview with the engineers of the A99. Talks about all the different technologies and it’s very interesting!! I translated for you as it’s in Japanese, so some of the words might not be the best transla...
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Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens

Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens – Now avalilable for Pre-Order and Sample Pics, And Other News!!

The Sigma E-Mount 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens  is a prime lens designed specifically for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. This 30mm lens is equivalent to a 45mm lens in 35mm format and provides a 50.7° angle of view. A very...
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Fuji X-Pro 1 is on It’s Way!! New Sony Cyber-shot Models: Hands On Detailed Overview!!

Oh Yeah, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 is on the UPS Truck along with the 18mm f/2 Lens!! Stay tuned for some “Lab” Pics soon!!  Thanks again for voting in the Polls everybody!! Sony announced a new batch of Cyber-shot came...
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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...
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Sony News and Hot Sony Items Finally In Stock!!

Sony is working diligently on trying to come out with the most advanced cameras on the market, but sometimes I think they are working to hard!  Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com, Sony is planning on releasing another new camera ...
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays :)

Just wanted to say have a Great Merry Christmas and enjoy the time with your families I also hope you all get some good stuff from Santa and have some fun with your new toys! I’ll catch up with you all tomorrow and I̵...
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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...
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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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sony A7 and A7r bundle Deals!

SAVE UP TO $650! NEW REBATES FROM SONY!

I have not posted a deals and rebates article in a while, but this one is too good not to share! Save up to $650 when you bundle lenses and other accessories from Sony. Like what you might ask? Well how about the saving $650 wh...
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SONY DEBUTS WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL STILL CAMERAS WITH BACK-ILLUMINATED “EXMOR R” CMOS SENSOR TECHNOLOGY

Sony developed “Exmor R”, a CMOS sensor featuring Sony’s independently developed back-illuminated structure, with the aim of creating a camera capable of taking exceptional photographs even by candlelight. ...
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Which is better the Sony a35 (slt-a35) or the Sony Nex-5n?

An excellent question was brought up in the comments section of my Sony a35 Hands on review by Akshay. It’s a pretty strait forward, but requires a bit of explaining, because the two cameras really are completely diffe...
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Sony A57 12fps Feature Tested using New Firmware!! Sample Pics w/ 100% Crops!!

I did a lot of shooting this weekend with the Sony A57 and 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss lens using the New Ver 1.02 Firmware, and was able to test out the incredible 12fps feature!! Here is what Sony officially claims the feature c...
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Sony Nex-5T and A3000 – In Stock and New Affordable 4k Camcorders!

The New Sony Nex-5T and killer Zeiss 16-70mm f/4 OSS Lens are now in stock and shipping at your favorite retailers and two new affordable 4k camcorders! Sony also just announced the FDR-AX1 and the PXW-Z1000 4k Camcorders that ...
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