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Forum - Whats Hot??

Forum Updates, 1st Photography Contest, and New Gear!

Hi everybody and thanks for checking in to the SonyAlphaLab.com main website area I’ve been working really hard on expanding the forum and Whats Hot?? Area, so you can easily see what is going on in the forum, without act...
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Introducing the Sony A6000 – Nex-6 and Nex-7 Replacement?

Sony just announced the new A6000 compact mirrorless camera which features a new 24mp APS-C sized sensor with 179 phase detection AF points!  It looks to me Sony tried to take the best of the Nex-6 and Nex-7, minus the tri-nav...
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Sony Announces A5000, Best of the Nex-3n and Nex-5t in One?

Sony announces the A5000, the latest Nex series camera without the Nex series name? Looks like Sony officially dropped the Nex tag and they are going with the Alpha A for all their new mirrorless camera gear. I think this is go...
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Sony Alpha A99 Review

Sony Alpha A99 Reviews, Sony SEL1018 Lens Review, New Camera Sensor Database Website!!

I can across a few new Sony Alpha A99 Reviews, and a Sony SEL1018 Lens Review that is definitely worth checking out! We also have a New Camera Sensor Database Website that is really great for comparing sensor specs on different...
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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...
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The Nex-7 and a bunch of lenses arrived!! Nex-7 Glamour Shots

I very excited to tell you that I just received the Sony Nex-7 from BHPhotoVideo.com along with the Tamron 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 VR III lens, Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens, and the Rokinon 8mm fisheye lens.  I’m also going to tr...
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New Gear is Here! Samsung NX300, Sony DSC-RX100M2, Zeiss Touit 30mm f/1.8 Lens and More…

I received the new gear about 5 minutes ago as I type this and a lot of equipment arrived!  The Samsung NX300 w/20-50mm II kit lens and the NX 60mm Macro lens. I also received the New Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II (DSC-RX100M), and...
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A9x with 24 Megapixel sensor coming in Spring, and a 36 Megapixel Full Frame a couple of months later?

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com we have the A9x with 24 Megapixel sensor coming in Spring, and a 36 Megapixel Full Frame a couple of months later most likely. The same 36 Megapixel sensor rumored to be sold to Nikon for their p...
by Jay
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Sony News and Rumors!! New Lenses, Cameras and More..

As you may have heard Sony has changed it’s camera road map big time and has also consolidated it’s line significantly. Canceling the Nex-7n because it was not significantly better enough than the existing Nex-7?? R...
by Jay
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Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC

Tamron Enters the Sony E-mount Market with a 18-200mm Beast of a lens!!

Tamron is a serious 3rd party lens manufacture and they just announced a new 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC lens for the Sony Nex E-Mount system!! Ironically Sony already has that focal length lens covered, but this lens is in a ...
by Jay
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Some Sony Gear Arrived, Quick Open Box Video and a Few Rebates!!

I box arrived from BHPhotoVideo.com and in this quick and dirty open box video, I will show you the goods how they arrived to me. I also had my little helper Layla with me, because as you can imagine time is limited after work....
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Fuji Announces a New Beast to the market – Fujifilm X-Pro1 – Hands on Preview, Full Specs, and more..

Fujifilm is not playing games this year and they just announced the New Fujifim X-Pro1. What we have here in a nutshell is actual Sony Nex Competition!! That is correct, real competition for the Nex Camera system!! What’s...
by Jay
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Canon 5D Mark III

Canon 5D Mark III – Hands-on First Impression, Photos, and more..

Canon just announced the Full Frame beast of ca camera known as the 5D Mark III. I personally own the Canon 5DMark II, and can tell you it’s a magnificent camera to say the least. The 5d mark II has been very long awaited...
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Sony Aiming for #1 in the Camera Cmos Sensor Business!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com I just found out about Sony’s press release on there Cmos Sensor Technology. Sony’s goal is to be #1 in the sensor business and with the technology that they keep coming out with I do...
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New Sony Gear to Review?? Latest Sony Rumors Round-up!

Hi everybody and thank you so much for checking in and your patience as I re-built the forum for at least the past two weeks. It’s pretty much done and now it’s time to review some new camera gear! Times are changin...
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Sony Alpha 77

Video Demo of the Sony A77, A65, Nex-7, and Nex-5n

Video Demo of the Sony A77, A65, Nex-7, and Nex-5n Sony announces the A77, A65, Nex-7 and more… Pre-Order Now From Amazon: Sony A77 with 16-50mm lens Sony A77 body Only Sony A65 with 18-55mm lens Sony A65 body Sony NEX-7 ...
by Jay
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New Sony HVL-F43M Flash Unit and Expiring Sony Rebates Tomarrow!

Sony announced yesterday the new HVL-F43M Flash Unit for the latest Standard mount Nex and Alpha cameras, and rebates expiring 6/29! The Sony HVL-43M incorporates a powerful GN43 flash output, and also has a dedicated video lig...
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NEX-6 - Rear e/ Eyepiece

Sony Nex-6 and Three New E-mount Lenses!! Full Breakdown!! Updated 10/4/2012

The New Sony Nex-6 is the first Nex style camera since the Nex-7 that I personally consider buying, simple for the inclusion of the EVF viewfinder! I already have the Nex-7 but as you may know I broke it, so I won’t be bu...
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Sony Nex-C3 with 18-55mm lens

The Sony Nex-C3 has arrived! First look and impressions.

Well, the Nex- C3 is finally here and I couldn’t be more pumped to get out and put this camera through testing. Before I can do that though, I need to take the studio shots of all the hardware BHPhotoVideo.com sent me bef...
by Jay
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Samsung NX300 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 20-50mm F/3.5-5.6 ED II Lens

Samsung NX Camera System, Worth Considering??

The recently announced Samsung NX300, I just read up on, got me seriously looking into the Samsung NX Camera System as a whole. Very impressive first impression I must say. Huge APS-C sized sensors, just like the Sony Nex camer...
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