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Sony A7II and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens
Lens Testing

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens Testing w/ Sony Alpha A7II

Posted  December 15, 2014  by  Jay

I know a lot of you are very interested in the FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens and have been waiting for my impressions of this lens. Well, it’s officially killer and a must have I can tell you already I’ve taken enough sample photos to see it’s awesome in the corners and distortion control […]

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Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens
Lens Testing

Sony A7II and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens – Hands-On First Impressions

Posted  December 13, 2014  by  Jay

The recently announced Sony Alpha A7II (ILCEA7M2) and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens showed up the night before last and I could not be more excited!! This is the most killer combo for landscape, street, and urban style photography in my opinion. I love that style of photography and often use HDR as well. […]

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Camera Specific Tutorials

Sony RX100 III – A Comprehensive Real World Video and Much More…..

Posted  December 8, 2014  by  Jay

Hi everybody and welcome back to SonyAlphaLab In this article/ video, I wanted to go over the Sony RX100 III in some detail, because the camera is super powerful and feature packed. Trying to use all these powerful features can be frustrating though at times if you are not aware of how the camera works. […]

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Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera
Camera News

New Sony A7II Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Breakdown

Posted  November 29, 2014  by  Jay

Hello everybody and thanks for checking in once again! Today I wanted to breakdown the New Sony A7II (ILCE7M2), so you have a good understanding of what is new and just how awesome it is or is not The major breakthrough that Sony has come out with is the New 5-Axis Sensor stabilization technology and […]

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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 A7II and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens Testing w/ Sony Alpha A7II

I know a lot of you are very interested in the FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens and have been waiting for my impressions of this lens. Well, it’s officially killer and a must have I can tell you already I’ve taken enough ...
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Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

Three New “Best in Class” Cyber-shot Cameras!! The WX300, HX300, and TX30!!

Sony introduces three new “Best in Class” Cyber-shot™ digital cameras including the WX300, HX300 and TX30!! The Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very slim and totally pocket-able. It looks really similar the pro grade an...
by Jay
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Sony A7 w/ kit lens In Stock @ BHPhoto!!

I just got an email from my affiliate rep @ BHPhotovideo and the new full frame Sony A7 w/ kit lens is now in stock! Just the kit versions are available as I type this! I called to find it if mine was on the way, but I did not ...
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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Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens

Sony 500mm f/4 G is on the way!!

Courtesy of SonyAlphaRumors.com there is a very solid rumor that the Sony A-Mount 500mm f/4 G Lens will be coming out in the spring!! The lens will have a Direct Manual Focus (DMF) control. When you press the DMF button you wil...
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 ...
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Sony News, RX1R Reviews, New Nex FF Rumors, and “Lab” Updates

In this article we have some New Sony Romors, RX1R and RX100II Reviews, Nex-9 Full Frame Rumor Updates, and “Lab” Updates! I’ll also give you a bunch of links to the goods around the web I’m currently re...
by Jay
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Latest Lens Rebates, Deals, Sony News, Reviews, and New Google + Fan Page

We have some new Lens Rebates from Tamron and Sigma, and BHPhotovideo has a dedicated page for each lens brand. You can click on the camera manufacturer of choice once you get to the page, in our case Sony   You will then be p...
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Lightroom 3: Developing Photos – Episode #1

In this 30+ minute Adobe lightroom 3 video tutorial we will go over basic developing practices on several recent photos I took using the Canon T3i, Sony a55, and Canon 5D Mark II. I chose a nice variety of photos ranging from f...
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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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Website News, New Gear, Reviews, Latest Sony Deals, and More…

Hi everybody and thank you very much for checking in to SonyAlphaLab.com on such a lovely Saturday I’m home with Layla today and we are going to ride some bikes and fly my new Quadcopter! Oh yeah, I finally broke down and...
by Jay
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Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens

Sony A7II and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens – Hands-On First Impressions

The recently announced Sony Alpha A7II (ILCEA7M2) and FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens showed up the night before last and I could not be more excited!! This is the most killer combo for landscape, street, and urban style photography...
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 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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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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Sony Nex-5n High Res Hands On Images – Now Up!!

Now this is a sharp looking camera if I do say so myself The Sony Nex-5n is lighter, more rugged feeling, much thinner, and in my opinion better looking as a hole than the Nex-C3. The corners are les rounded and more squared of...
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