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Sony NEX-7 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Nex-7 vs the OM-D E-M5 and I figured I put together a little comparison article for those of you on the fence Both of these cameras have very appetizing specs, but they are d...
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Incredible Nex-7 HD Video Sample – La Parroquia

Courtesy of  The Luminous Landscape, this incredible Sony Nex-7 HD video sample in La Parroquia is just plan excellent!! The quality speaks for itself, but what is most impressive to me is the Dynamic range capture by the 24mp...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-C3, 16mm f/2.8 lens @ f/8, 1/2500sec, ISO 200, Tri-pod - HDR Composite un-edited out of Photomatix Pro

HDR Photography and the Sony Nex-C3

I’m a huge fan of HDR Photography, so of course I had to try out some HDR with the Sony Nex-C3! It was stormy day yesterday with bursts of thunder and rain throughout, but when I was was cruising paste one of my favorite ...
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 ...
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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Open Box – Recording with the Sony Nex-F3 and Sony ECM-SST1 Compact Stereo Microphone!!

In this open box video I set-up the Sony Nex-F3 and the Sony ECM-SST1 Compact Stereo Microphone in the accessory port on top of the camera. I then swiveled the screen as far up as I could so I could see it from the lens side. T...
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Sony a55 with Sigma 30mm, f/1.4

Sony a55 Sample HD Footage

Here is some sample footage from the other day feeding Layla. Notice in particular how the focus tracks. For reference the Sony a55 is on a tri-pod with the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC Lens @ f/1.4.  The camera is auto focusing on ...
by Jay
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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...
by Jay
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I’m Back!! Sony Nex-F3 – First Impressions and High Res Sample Photos!!

I’m back after a brutal week of On-Call for my real job!! I got hammered and unfortunately had no time to write any articles for the past 5 days or so. Sorry about that I have been using the Sony Nex-F3 extensively and I ...
by Jay
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Sony SAL-1680Z 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT Autofocus Lens

Sony 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss DT Lens Review – SAL1680Z

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Rokinon 8mm Fisheye Lens

Rokinon E-Mount 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Review – Sample Photos and 100% Crops

In this E-Mount Lens Review I’m going to go over the E-Mount Rokinon f/3.5 8mm Fisheye lens using the Sony Nex-7 as the camera body. The fish eye lens by nature seems to be a love or hate type of relationship I’ve n...
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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GoPro Suction Cup Mount

Quick GoPro Hero2 HD Video – Using the Suction Cup Mount on the Car

In this fairly quick GoPro Her02 HD video I was taking a drive to go pick up Layla from the baby sitter and decided to try out the suction cup mount on my car. Needless to say I tried about 6 or 7 different positions, and they ...
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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...
by Jay
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Sony a580 w/16-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Decorating the Christmas Tree – Alpha 580 w/ 16-50mm f/2.8 Lens

I had a blast decorating the Christmas Tree with Michele and Layla Sunday!!I also managed to grab a few snap shots with the Alpha 580 and 16-50mm f/2.8 Lens.  I’m a big fan of exploiting a bokeh wherever I can and the li...
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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Sony Nex-6 High ISO Testing, Raw VS Jpeg - ISO 100

Sony Nex-6 High ISO Testing – Raw VS Jpeg – ISO 100 – 25600 – Sample Photos, 100% Crops

I had some time today with the Sony Nex-6 to test out the High ISO capabilities of the New 16.1MP Exmor APS-C Size CMOS Sensor. I covered from ISO 100 all the way till ISO 25600 in both Jpeg and Raw!! I’ll let you be the ...
by Jay
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Rokinon A-Mount 85mm f/1.4 Lens on Nex-6 w/ LA-EA1 lens adapter

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Asperical Lens – Sample Photos and First Impressions

I managed to get a few sample photos with the Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Asperical lens using my Nex-6 and the LA-EA1 lens adapter. I have a bunch more sample photos coming in the full review, but I did want to give you guys glance at ...
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