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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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YASUHARA Nanoha Macro Lens 5:1 for Sony E Mount (NEX)

Sony’s Stradegy?? HD Video Showing Off What The E-Mount Yasurhara Nanoha 5:1 Macro Lens Can Do!!

Sony’s strategy as it relates to the Alpha Camera line is a bit perplexing at times. On the one hand, Sony has the best sensors and advanced camera technology currently available. And on the other, we have new cameras com...
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New Sony Gear on the Way to the Lab!!

I just got off the phone with my friends at BHPhotovideo.com and we have a bunch of new gear on the way to the Lab!! With the Polls from the other day in mind we have some budget friendly prime lenses coming and the simple amaz...
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Fuji X-Pro1 – FujiFilm Introduces the M Mount Adapter!! Adds Leica Lens support and Lens Compatibility Chart!!

FujiFilm recently announced the M Mount Adapter for the X-Pro 1 which adds Leica Lens support!! This is huge, because Leica makes a huge assortment of top quality optics as well as other manufactures like Zeiss ZM Lenses. I hav...
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How-To: Sony A57 Menus and Functions Settings Explained – Sony Alpha School in Session!

In this video tutorial I will go over the Sony Alpha 57 Menu interface detail!Starting with the basic camera options all the way to programing custom buttons. The Menu on the A57 is incredible deep and detailed. There are tons ...
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Tamron Lens Rebates for Sony

A Few Lens Rebates Worth Checking Out Before They Expire, Sony E-Mount Lenses Finally In Stock, SanDisk 3-Day Deal!!

I can across a few killer deals I thought were worth sharing with you guys, and a few lens rebates that are expiring soon!! In addition to that we finally have a few of the Sony E-Mount lenses available at BHPhoto!! The Sony 55...
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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...
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Lightroom 4

Adobe Lightroom 4 – Worth Upgrading?? New Features Worth Mentioning!!

I downloaded the new version of Adobe Lightroom 4 as I love the program and was looking forward to a new and improved version. Like myself, a lot of you are probably wondering if it’s worth the $79.00 upgrade? ($76 at BHP...
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Sony Alpha A57 Review | Sony A57 – SLT-A57

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A37, NEX-F3, 18-200MM, 18-135MM

Sony Announces the New Nex-F3 and A37, Plus Two New lens!!

Sony announced Today the New Nex-F3 and Alpha 37 cameras, plus a black version of the E-Mount 18-200mm lens, and a New 18-135mm A-Mount Lens. The new gear is expected to start shipping around June 16th per Sony’s website,...
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New Sony A-mount Lenses Available from Samyang!!

We have some new lenses on the market from a company called Samyang! The lenses look identical to the Rokinon lenses, so I assume they are the same and just re-labeled or vs verse. That being said these lenses use very good opt...
by Jay
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Sony A57 w/ Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG Lens @ f/1.4, 1/2000sec, ISO 100, Handheld, Jpeg Fine, AutoHDR

Sony A57 and the AutoHDR Feature Tested – Sample Photos and 100% Crops!!

I had a chance to shoot some AutoHDR’s with the Sony a57 over the past few weeks and figured I would put them all in one article for you HDR Photography Fans!! If your not familiar with HDR photography, basically it’...
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Sony A57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens – Sesame Place and Crayola Factory Family Vacation!!

Michele and I had the pleasure of going to Sesame Place last week on Vacation and I brought alone the Sony Alpha 57, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, and the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens!! Needless to say we had an absolu...
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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 A57 and the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens!!

The Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens came in a few days ago and I just photographed them yesterday morning. I unfortunately didn’t have the time to use the “lab” fo...
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Metabones Adapter for Leica M Mount

The Ultimate Lens and Lens Adapter Combos for the Sony Nex (E-Mount) Camera System!!

I’ve been doing tons of re-search on lenses and lens adapters for the Sony Nex Camera System, and these are the Best Combos available!! I also have the Sony E-Mount Lens Guide >>, and the Sony E-mount Lens Adapters ...
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Sony A57 Sample HD Video

New Lenses on the way for the Sony A57 and Real World Sample HD Video!!

We got two more lenses coming to the Lab including the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Lens and the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Prime Lens!! I also put together all the Real World HD Video I’ve taken so far using the the ...
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