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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,...
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Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens - NEX6L/B

First Day with the Sony Nex-6, Sample Photos, PDAF On Sensor Performance, Build Quality and Design Improvements

I have some Sony Nex-6 sample photos, a few thoughts about the PDAF on sensor performance, and a few build quality and design improvements!! I got the Sony Nex-6 on Friday and it’s now early Sunday morning as I type this,...
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Sony News, Rumors, Reviews, and More on the New A7s

So much talk about the new Sony Alpha A7s and it’s incredible high ISO abilities, it’s hard to really think or lust after anything else, but then Sigma comes along Sigma finally came out with the killer 50mm f/1.4 A...
by Jay
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Chubs - Sony Nex-C3, 18-55mm lens @ 55mm, f/8, 1/100sec, ISO 200

Sony Nex-C3 Full Resolution sample photos now up!

I finally got to take a few pics and all I can say so far is Wow   The image quality is incredible on the Sony Nex-C3 as you will see for yourself below. Please keep in mind when viewing these photos that they are just snapsho...
by Jay
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Sony SLT-A99

The Full Frame A99 is Finally Here!! Sample Photos!! Full Breakdown ;) – Updated with HD Video!!

If your like me, you’ve been waiting and drooling over the A99 and it’s possible specs and performance!! Today is the day we get officially go over everything in detail, so lets take a look shall we??  SonyAlphaRum...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-7 Hands on Review

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors, I just saw this outstanding Hands on Review of the Sony Nex-7 by Chris Nichols. Chris does a great job in my opinion and is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The video is also very entertaining w...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-5n 1080i HD Video Sample – Me riding my Banshee around like a fool!

Well, it seemed like a good day for spin on the Banshee and I figured I would grab some video footage from the Nex-5n while I was goofing around. I had the camera set to 1080i mp4 mode with the Autofocus set to Continuous. I ...
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Recommended Camera Bags for Sony Nex Cameras – Travel and More..

I have gotten a lot of questions lately on recommendations for lenses, camera bags, and other gear for travel purposes, so I figured it was time to write an article on the matter. I had to do some re-search as new bags and gear...
by Jay
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A Closer Look at the Goods on the Turntable in HD Video!! Sony Nex-F3, ECM-SST1, OLED Viewfinder, and Yasuhara 5:1 Macro Lens!!

I put all the gear I got so far on the turntable for a 360 preview with informative information on each item. Starting with the Sony Nex-F3, I go over the key features and show you how the screen articulates. I then mount the E...
by Jay
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Sony A57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens – Sesame Place and Crayola Factory Family Vacation!!

Michele and I had the pleasure of going to Sesame Place last week on Vacation and I brought alone the Sony Alpha 57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, and the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens!! Needless to say we had an absolu...
by Jay
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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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Sony A57 w/ Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens - Left Side

Sony A57 and the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens!!

The Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens came in a few days ago and I just photographed them yesterday morning. I unfortunately didn’t have the time to use the “lab” fo...
by Jay
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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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Fuji X-Pro 1 - Body Only

SonyAlphaLab News and Updates!! The Fuji X-Pro 1 is Here!!

Hey everybody and welcome to SonyAlphalab.com if you’ve never been! I’ve been working really hard behind the scenes over the past week or so on updated older articles with new relevant content, Re-doing the Nex E-Mo...
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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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 Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

The Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm kit Lens Has Arrived! First Impressions and More!

I just received a copy of the new full frame Sony A7 w/ 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens courtesy of BHPhotoVideo! The new Sony RX10 also showed up with and was a very nice welcomed surprise to say the least I’m going to focus ...
by Jay
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Sony 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS (Pancake) Zoom Lens – SELP1650 – Full Preview

In this quick preview article I will go over all the Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Pancake Zoom lens (selp1650), details that you need to know!! Measuring just 1.17″ (29.9mm) when fully retracted, this SEL-P1650 retractable ...
by Jay
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Sony A57 Sample HD Video

New Lenses on the way for the Sony A57 and Real World Sample HD Video!!

We got two more lenses coming to the Lab including the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Prime Lens!! I also put together all the Real World HD Video I’ve taken so far using the the ...
by Jay
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Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens

Sony 500mm f/4 G is on the way!!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com there is a very solid rumor that the Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens will be coming out in the spring!! The lens will have a Direct Manual Focus (DMF) control. When you press the DMF button you wil...
by Jay
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