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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 A7r HDR Photograph - Abandoned Pool Scene

The Sony A7r and HDR Photography – Start To Finish!

In this highly detailed video tutorial I will show you how to take take HDR Photography using the Sony Alpha A7r in this really creepy abandoned pool scene. In the field for the first part of this video, and I go over some tips...
by Jay
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how to

How to: Get the most from iAuto Mode – Video Tutorial

Sony has some pretty solid “How To” videos on youtube, and in this video tutorial you will learn all about iAuto. How it works and why you want to use it! This video is designed for the beginner photographer interested in g...
by Jay
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Kelly Lyle

Photography talk with guest, Kelly Lyle – Pro Wedding Photographer

Our very good friend Kelly from KellyLylePhotography.com was up this past weekend and boy did we talk photography!! Specialty lenses and how to use them most effectively was a topic we discussed at length. In fact I would love ...
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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Sony NEX-5N – Excellent Video Quick Guide/ Demo by Sony Asia

In this excellent video/ Demo “Creative freedom is yours with a stylish, ultra-compact NEX-5N camera that operates with ease, and puts professional quality right in your pocket”. I just watched this a really great i...
by Jay
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Crop Factor - From the Lens perspective

Crop Factor Tutorial – What Is It, and How Does It Effect Your Photography!!

Crop factor is one of those terms you hear all the time in the photography crowd, but you might not know exactly what it means and how it effects your photography. Well let me break it down for you really simple. Crop factor is...
by Jay
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how to

How To: Using Metering Modes, Focus Modes, and Custom Buttons with the Sony Nex-5n

In this “How To” video tutorial I will go over Using Metering Modes, Focus Modes, and Setting Custom Buttons with the Sony Nex-5n.  Most of the information in this video tutorial can be applied to many different ca...
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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Alpha LA-EA1 Camera Mount Adapter with Nex-5n and Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens

Sony Nex-5n with LA-EA1 Lens Adapter and the Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens – HD Video Preview/ Tutorial and Sample Photos

In this Article I’m going to go over the Sony La-EA1 lens adapter by slapping it on the Nex-5n. In addition to that I’m going to mount the Monster Sony 70-400 f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens to the Nex-5n and LA-EA1 lens adapter...
by Jay
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Customizing Settings for the NEX-6 … Make it Work the Way You Do!

I’ve had my Sony NEX-6 for just a few weeks, but love it a little bit more every time I pick it up. And now that I’ve had a chance to customize the settings, I like it even better!! The menu systems on these NEX cam...
by Mike Hendren
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shutter

Photography Tutorial: Shutter Speed Explained in Depth!!

The shutter is the mechanism what controls how long the sensor is exposed to light. It opens and closes like a sliding glass door pretty much, but insanely fast. Basically the time of the exposure is all the shutters job. The l...
by Jay
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Sony RX100

Sony RX100 – A Closer Look, AF Testing, Clear Image Zoom Demo and More!!

I hope you all had a great weekend, and check out this Article I put together showing off the Sony RX100 and more!! I move it around and hold it in my hands so you get a good sense of scale etc.. I also show you the battery com...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography

Sony Nex-6 and Flash Photography – On and Off Camera!!

In this article I’m going to go over Flash Photography with the Sony Nex-6! Both On Camera flash modes and Off Camera options  using the Multi-purpose Hot Shoe.  I also have tons of sample photos demonstrating what eac...
by Jay
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Photography Tutorial: Aperture Explained in Depth!!

I love playing with the Aperture and using it creatively in my Photography, and in this Tutorial I explain Aperture in depth as it relates to Photography!! You will also learn: How to use aperture to your advantage? When to use...
by Jay
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Monico's self portrait

Using An Articulating Arm To Get More Creative With Your Photography!!

In this article I’m going show you How To Get More Creative with your Photography by using an Articulating Arm – Manfrotto Magic Arm in my case. It’s an incredible useful accessory that I use whenever I need ...
by Monico
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Corvette HDR Photograph - Nex-6 and 55-210mm lens

Corvette + Sony Nex-6 and RX1 + HDR Photography = Killer Photos!

My very good friend Mark came over on Sunday with his new Corvette and I managed to get some HDR Photos with my Sony Nex-6 and the DSC-RX1 I just reviewed Here>>.  I asked Mark if I could take a few photos, because why ...
by Jay
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Couple at Sunset

Location Portraiture | Adding People to your Landscape Photography

One thing I enjoy as a full-time photographer is getting out of the studio to take Location Portraits. An easy way to think about cool location portraits is that you’re Adding People to a Landscape Photograph. In my last...
by Monico
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Focus Stacked Result

Macro Photography: Focus Stacking 101

In this video tutorial I will go though the process of focus stacking using Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. Focus stacking is a technique which combines multiple images taken at different focus distances to give a resultin...
by Jay
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Tripod set up to capture a sunrise

Tripod Types and Tips – The Second of Two Articles

This will be the second of two articles about tripods. Part one was an introduction to tripods. For part two I’ll be talking about the different types of tripods available, the tripods I personally own and I’ll share some t...
by Monico
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