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a selection of tripods

An Introduction to Tripods – The First of Two Articles

This will be the first of two articles that talks about Tripods. When I started writing articles for SonyAlphaLab.com I knew it was a photography website that did a great job talking about Sony products and helping a huge photo...
by Monico
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"The Concert Hall"

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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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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Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens

A few Sony Related Videos and Tutorials Worth Checking Out!

I’ve done some re-search over the past few days and I came across a few Sony related videos and photography tutorials that I thought you might want to check out! I found a pretty interesting overview of the Mirrorless Ca...
by Jay
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HDR Photography Explained

In this 10 minute video tutorial I will go over the science and technology behind HDR Photography. I will explain what it is, how it works, and what you need to do in order to give it a try yourself!! After watching this you wi...
by Jay
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Kelly

The Art of Photographic Composition – By Kelly Lyle

In this article on Photographic Composition Kelly Lyle will go over compositional theory and several elements that can be used as tools for creating amazing compositions in almost any situation!! Kelly Lyle is one of my best fr...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-3n - Shooting Modes, Menus, and Camera Setup Explained

Sony Nex-3n – Shooting Modes, Menus, and Camera Setup Explained

In this twenty plus minute HD video I will go over the Sony Nex-3n’s menus system in detail including the Shooting Modes, Camera Settings, Image Size, Playback, Brightness and Color, and Setup. It’s a pictorial base...
by Jay
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how to

How To: Recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode

In this “How To” video tutorial I will go over in great detail how to recording HD Video with the Sony Nex-5n in both Aperture Priority Mode & Manual Mode. It’s very easy to do but there are some features ...
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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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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How-to

How To – Get the Correct Exposure With Your Digital Camera

There is a lot to learn when it comes to digital photography, and one of the best topics to start with is Exposure. This tutorial will go over all the key factors that relate to exposure and give tons of sample photos illustrat...
by Jay
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The Ghost Car

The Ghost Car

In this image Michele and I were heading over to my Bother house, and the sky was just out of this world. We needed to find a cool spot to take a picture, but the clock was ticking big time!! Sky’s like this can be gone i...
by Jay
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a7s-menus

Sony A7s – Menu System, Buttons, and Camera Settings Explained

Hi everybody and welcome to Sonyalphalab.com! In this post I have a detailed HD video where I will go over the Sony Alpha A7s Menu System, Buttons, and Camera settings! It’s pretty long, but the camera is really powerful ...
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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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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how to

How To: Using AutoHDR with the Sony Nex-5n

In this “Hands On” video tutorial I’ll show you how to use the AutoHDR feature with the Sony Nex-5n in detail!!  It’s pretty easy but there is a few options you should be aware of. Note: I accidentally ...
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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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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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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HDR - BWM M3

Intro to HDR Photography – HDR Photography Explained in Detail

In this 10 minute video tutorial I will go over the science and technology behind HDR Photography. I will explain what it is, how it works, and what you need to do in order to give it a try yourself!! After watching this video ...
by Jay
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