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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...
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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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Sony A7s Menu - File Format

Sony Alpha A7s – Using XAVC S and S-Log2 Gamma Profile – How-To

The new Sony A7s has a very powerful video format called XAVC S, which allows for a customizable picture profile called S-Log2. In this article I will show you how to set the camera in order to use it. You must be using the XAV...
by Jay
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How To: Camera Handling Tips – by Chris Orwig

Chris Orwig is a renowned Pro Photographer and teacher and in this “How To” video tutorial Chris goes over a few techniques for holding your SLR as well as several other good practices. His latest tutorial series is...
by Jay
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Rokinon 8mm and the Sony Nex-7 - HDR Photography

How-To: Sony Nex-7 and HDR Photography Explained in Detail!!

In this 18+ minute How-To video tutorial, I will go over everything you need to know about HDR Photography while using the Sony Nex-7. I will go over all the different methods you have for capturing higher dynamic range scenes ...
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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Lightroom 4 Tutorial – Exporting for the Web and Print Lab, In Detail!!

In this Lightroom 4, in depth HD Video Tutorial, I will go over the basics of Exporting for the Web, and the Print Lab!! I tried to be very as brief and to the point as possible, but it’s important that you understand fun...
by Jay
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How To: Take Pictures using the autoHDR Feature with Sony Cameras

In this How To video Paul Tucker and Paul Genge talk about using High Dynamic Range (HDR) for taking better and clearer photographs when in situations where lighting variations (such as backlight) might affect the outcome of th...
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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Lily - Nex-5n w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter, 25mm Extension Tube, and Canon 24-105mm f/4 L Lens

Awesome Sony Nex Lens Adapters Video, and the Nex-5n w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter, 25mm Extension Tube, and Canon 24-105mm f/4 L Lens!!

I was cruising around YouTube today checking comments etc.., and came across this incredible video on the Sony Nex Lens Adapters by David Kilpatrick. David is a Pro on this stuff, so be sure to check out his sites, because they...
by Jay
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HDR Photography – Finishing Touches Make All The Difference

I’ve been shooting HDR images for a long time and if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years it’s how the finishing touches can make all the difference. HDR photography is incredibly polarizing. Wh...
by Monico
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Portrait Lenses: Which One Is Best And Why??

So, which portrait lens is actually the best and why you ask? In this article I’ll go over depth of field as it relates to focal length, aperture, distance to the subject, and crop factor. Why some glass is better than ot...
by Jay
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How to: Intro to Product Photography using the Sony Nex-5n

In this video tutorial I’ll show you how I photographed the Sony Alpha 77 and the Sony Alpha 580 using the Sony Nex-5n. Pretty simple and strait forward process I must admit. To keep things very simple I used natural warm...
by Jay
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House #56 – At the Golden Hour

I was leaving my brothers house the other day and the light was just stunning. I’ve been admiring house #56 for years as it’s a gorgeous old house and very well maintained. from a photography perspective I just neve...
by Jay
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Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens

Nex-7 Tutorial – Setting up and Using Lens Adapters on the Sony Nex-7

In this Nex-7 tutorial I will go over everything you need to know when it comes to setting up the Sony Nex-7 for using Lens Adapters and other manufactures lenses. Focus Peaking, Shooting without Lens, and Manual Focus Assist s...
by Jay
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Fantastic HD Video Presentation/ Review of the Sony Nex System, specifically the Nex-7. A Must Watch!!

Just found this awesome presentation on the Sony Nex-7 by BHPhotoVideo.com. This Sony Presentation is a Must Watch!! Learned a few things: E-mount stands for eighteen Millimeter, which is the distance from the E-mount to the se...
by Jay
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How to: Capturing Sharper images

Sony has some pretty solid “How To” videos on youtube, and in this video you will learn some great tips on capturing sharper photos.  This video is very good for the beginner photographer and even armature photogra...
by Jay
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Adobe Colorspaces

RGB Working Spaces – What are the differences and which should you use??

RGB working spaces are one of those topics that a lot of photographers are baffled by, and it’s understandable!! Adobe for example includes a number of RGB working spaces in their programs such as Photoshop, Camera Raw, a...
by Jay
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Q & A with Jay - Episode #1

Question & Answer with Jay – Episode #1

In this very first Episode of Question and Answer with Jay, I’m going to answer a few very good, yet common Sony questions I get on a regular basis. I decided to go for the video format (YouTube), for this new series as i...
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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