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Lens Adapters & Lens Accessories

Sony 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* Lens Review – SAL135f18z

Posted  November 16, 2014  by  Jay

In this highly detailed review of the Sony A-Mount 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* telephoto lens (SAL135f18z), I will go over everything you need to know using real world photography and of course Lab testing I took hundreds of sample photos in all sorts of situations, so I really think all your answers will […]

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Sony RX100M3 Sample Photo Auto HDR
Camera News

PhotoPlus Expo – 2014 in NYC w/ the Sony RX100 III and A7r!!

Posted  November 1, 2014  by  Jay

My Dad and I went down to the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC yesterday and had an absolute blast! We left early morning and in this article I will bring you along for the adventure courtesy of the New Sony RX100 III and my Sony A7r armed with the 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor-X lens! I wanted to […]

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SAL Photography Contest #1 - Color - Winner!
Forum News

First Sony Forum Photography Contest Winner and Much More…

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  Jay

The SonyAlphaLab Forums officially had our first Photography Contest “Color”, and it was a huge sucess with tons of killer photos!! With several new members joining to participate we have over 4 pages of goodness. SAL Photography Contest #1 – Color (Click Here) I was not sure what to expect with the first contest honestly, […]

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Sony Alpha A7s Review
Mirrorless Camera Reviews
 

Sony Alpha A7s Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Review – Best Low Light Camera Option!

Posted  August 28, 2014  by  Jay

In this Sony Alpha A7s full frame mirrorless camera review, I will go over all the details that matter like real world image and video quality, high ISO lab testing, focus testing, how the camera works, and much more…. I have tons of sample photos to show you including some newborn studio photography of my […]

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Forum News

Life Updates, Sony News, Rumors, and Major Forum Action!!

Posted  August 20, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome to Sonyalphalab! Have not been around much lately, but we just had a new member of the family born!! A baby boy to be specific and his name is Jase Peter Hermann, Born – 08/12/14 – 7lbs 8.5oz So now the family consists Michele and I, Layla, who just turned 4 […]

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Sony SLT-A99

The Full Frame A99 is Finally Here!! Sample Photos!! Full Breakdown ;) – Updated with HD Video!!

If your like me, you’ve been waiting and drooling over the A99 and it’s possible specs and performance!! Today is the day we get officially go over everything in detail, so lets take a look shall we??  SonyAlphaRum...
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Sony News, Rumors, Reviews, and More on the New A7s

So much talk about the new Sony Alpha A7s and it’s incredible high ISO abilities, it’s hard to really think or lust after anything else, but then Sigma comes along Sigma finally came out with the killer 50mm f/1.4 A...
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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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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New Sony Camera Gear?? New Sony Reviews?? Feedback Polls and New Authors!!

So what New Sony Camera Gear did you guys get? We have several New Authors on SAL, and we would appreciate Your Feedback for upcoming Sony Reviews and more!! With so many options out there when it comes to reviewing gear, I fig...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-7 Front (Body Only)

Sony Nex-7 Hands on Review

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors, I just saw this outstanding Hands on Review of the Sony Nex-7 by Chris Nichols. Chris does a great job in my opinion and is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The video is also very entertaining w...
by Jay
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It’s time to get some New Gear!! What would you like me to Review Most??

Well, I wrapped up the Sony A57 with the Hands on Review (Click Here), and now it’s time to get more gear to!! I’m very interested in hearing what you all would like to see the most. I know I have a pretty broad aud...
by Jay
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Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras

New Sigma E-Mount Lens Available for Pre-Order!!

Sigma just released a New E-Mount Lens, which should be available on May 16th, called the Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN Lens. The DN stands for the “dedicated to interchangeable mirroless”, and this lens is filed under Sigma&...
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sony A7 and A7r bundle Deals!

SAVE UP TO $650! NEW REBATES FROM SONY!

I have not posted a deals and rebates article in a while, but this one is too good not to share! Save up to $650 when you bundle lenses and other accessories from Sony. Like what you might ask? Well how about the saving $650 wh...
by Jay
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Sony Fisheye and Wide angle Conversion lens for 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount lens

Some New Toys Arrived!! Sony Nex-5n, Sony Nex-C3, and the Sony 16mm f/2.8 lens with the Fisheye and Wideangle Converter Lenses

I’m really excited to play with these new toys! The Sony 16mm Lens I have already tested and reviewed, but I was not able to get the two converter lenses and the 16mm lens together until now Not only that, but I got both ...
by Jay
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Updated: Video Hands On – The Olympus OM-D E-M5 weather-sealed Micro Four Thirds camera!! Specs, Preview, Pics

Courtesy of BHPhotoVideo.com – The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera sports the popular mirrorless technology that allows for a light and compact body. More than that, however, the OM-D E-M5 is an outstan...
by Jay
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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens

Sony A57 and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens – Real World Sample pics with 100% Crops and First Impressions

I had the pleasure of shooting some real world photos with the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens this week as Michele and I are on Vacation!! Oh Yeah Anyway I took some real world sample pics in all different situation and the Si...
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Sony a77 – First Look Video Review

The Sony a77 has just been announced and I just found this First look, Impressions, and video review on Youtube. The guy Charles does a great job although it is subtitled due to the language being German. The subtitles are not ...
by Jay
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Nex-7

Sony Camera Firmware Updates!! A77 Firmware, Nex-7 Firmware, Lens Firmware – Hybrid AF Support for Nex Lenses

Sony just release an monster firmware update for the A77, A65, A57, A37, and Nex-7. Sony also released a bunch of Lens Firmware updates for the Nex-6, and Nex-5R Hybrid AF function to work properly. The New Sony Nex-7 firmware ...
by Jay
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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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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Hit SonyAphaLab Hard!! | Updated with a Few Photos of Damage!!

Hurricane Sandy did some incredible damage up where I live in NY. We have not had power since Monday evening, and they are telling us at least another week or 2!! We Have a generator, but are boiler just broke this morning Now ...
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