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a6000-vs-nex-6

New Sony A6000 vs My Nex-6 – Real World And Lab Testing!

So I really went to work this past weekend comparing the new Sony A6000 vs my Nex-6, which is now the old model, and on sale @ amazon for only $519 (Click Here) I compared image quality in the real world and Lab, did some foc...
by Jay
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I got the GoPro HD HERO2 for my Birthday and Wow is it Cool!! First look, Impressions, Sample Video, and More

I’m lucky enough to have the best gal on the planet, and she got me the GoPro HD Hero2 for my Birthday!! I really think Michele was concerned about the Sony cameras getting strapped to the quad or dirt bike, although I co...
by Jay
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A77 - ISO 16000

Sony Nex-5n vs Sony Alpha 77 – High ISO Comparison

Being very curious about how the Nex-7 will rate against the Nex-5n in some High ISO testing, I figured a Head to Head with the Sony a77 vs the nex-5n is as close as I can get. Assuming of course the a77 sensor is for the most ...
by Jay
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Metabones Canon EF Lens to Sony NEX Camera Lens Mount Adapter

Metabones III Electronic Lens Adapter Testing with Sony Nex-6, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Lens

In this article I will go over in detail the Metabones III Electronic Lens Adapter for Canon EF lenses and the Sony Nex E-Mount Camera System. I tested the Metabones III lens adapter using my Sony Nex-6 and Canon EF 24-105mm f/...
by Jay
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Sony Camera Applications

Getting Started with “Apps” on your Sony NEX-5R or NEX-6 | PlayMemories WiFi

Hello, My Name is Mike Hendren and I’m a new Author. Jay and I met through the amazing internet and share a lot of the same passions as it relates to Sony and Photography. We’re both enjoying the New Sony Camera Tec...
by Mike Hendren
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Sony DSC-RX1

Sony DSC-RX1 First Impressions and a few Sample Photos – DSC-RX1

In this article I’m going to go over my first impressions of the Sony DSC-RX1. I have some initial camera body impressions, thoughts on image quality, and some sample photos with 100% crops to show you. The original Sony ...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 Manual Focus and Focus Peaking Sample Photo

Sony Nex-6 – Manual Focus and Focus Peaking with Fotodiox Lens Adapter and Canon EF Lenses

In this article I’m going to show you how to set-up and use the Sony Nex-6 Focus Peaking feature for Manual Focus purposes! I use the Fotodiox Lens Adapter for my my demonstrations, but any lens adapter will do the job de...
by Jay
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(Updated) Auto Focus Testing/ Comparison – Sony A77, Sony A580, Canon 5D Mark II – Part 2

In this auto focus comparison with the Sony A77, A580, and Canon 5D mark II, I’m going to see what these cameras can do in low light with little to know contrast. Last time I did this test it was quick and not the most th...
by Jay
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Merry Day After Christmas!! – Sharing Some Family Photos Taken w/ Sony a77, A580, and 5D mark II

Merry Day after Christmas, and Wow did we have in incredible past two days!! I was taking pictures like a mad man with mostly the Sony A580, but I also used the A77 and the 5D mark II for a bit here and there. On Christmas Eve ...
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 A7s Hdr Photography

Sony A7s and HDR Photography – Sample Photos, How-To

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 i...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter and Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens @ f/8

Sony Nex-6 – Raw Image Quality Testing with Canon 135mm L Glass and Fotodiox Lens Adapter!!

Today I took my Sony Nex-6, Canon 135mm f/2 L Lens, and the Fotodiox Lens adapter out for some Raw Image Quality Testing. The Sony Nex-6 has a New 16mp sensor and it’s capable of pumping out incredible image quality, but ...
by Jay
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Sony a55 HD Video

Sony a55 HD Video – Dirtbike Sequence

Here is more sample footage from yesterday of me riding my KTM 250 XC around. For reference the Sony a55 is on a tri-pod with the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC Lens mounted using multiple apertures. The camera is auto focusing on it&#...
by Jay
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Nex-7 w/ Tamron E-Mount 18-200mm VC III Lens @ 18mm

Sony Nex-7 and Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens – Sample Photos – More pics added!!

f you fallow along you know I just received the Nex-7 and a bunch of lenses the other day, and I got a chance to take a few sample pics with the Nex-7 and the New Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens! Nothing incredible coo...
by Jay
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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...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-C3 – Extremely Low Light High ISO HD Video

I’ve taken a decent amount of video with the Sony Nex-C3 so far and overall it does a very good job. The focus is a little finicky in low light which is expected, but overall performed quite well. It’s worth noting ...
by Jay
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Sony A6000 and Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor-X Lens

Sony A6000 using Lens Adapters, and AF Speed Test!

For the past few days I’ve been packing the Sony A6000 and the Metabones III electronic lens adapter along with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS Lens plus the Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor -X lens. Both work really well and ...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 Auto HDR Sample Photo

Sony Nex-6 Testing Continues – Auto HDR Sample Photos, Normal Exposure VS Auto HDR!!

Continuing with the Sony Nex-6 testing I took a bunch of Auto HDR Photos and a few Auto Pano Photos!! I love these two in camera post processing features, because they do a really good  job considering it takes zero effort, an...
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 DSC-RX100 goes Under The Sea!

Using your pro-zoom compact as an underwater camera! Since I bought it late last year, the Sony DSC-RX100 has proven itself to be a worthy and hard-working member of my photographic arsenal. I’ve already completed a reas...
by Alan
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