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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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Camera Specific Tutorials

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

Posted  August 11, 2014  by  Jay

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 and the menu system is deep with several new features and options unique to the Sony […]

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Sony A7s Hdr Photography
Mirrorless Camera Testing

Sony A7s and HDR Photography – Sample Photos, How-To

Posted  August 2, 2014  by  Jay

I love HDR Photography, and the lower resolution full frame Sony A7s really needed to be tested out! I ended finding this recently abandoned facility that happened to have a wide open gate in front to my surprise! So, I drove in and parked just out of visual from the road The creep factor was […]

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Introducing the Sony A6000 – Nex-6 and Nex-7 Replacement?

Sony just announced the new A6000 compact mirrorless camera which features a new 24mp APS-C sized sensor with 179 phase detection AF points!  It looks to me Sony tried to take the best of the Nex-6 and Nex-7, minus the tri-nav...
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Sony A6000 w/ 18-105mm f/4 OSS G Lens (selp18105g)

Sony PZ 18-105mm f4 OSS G lens Review – SELP18105G

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Sony E-Mount 35mm f/1.8 OSS Lens Review - SEL35F18

Sony E-Mount 35mm f/1.8 OSS Lens Review!! – SEL35F18

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
 

 
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Sony Website Past, Present, and Future!! Photography Business?? Why Sony Alpha?? What Sony Alpha Gear I’m Buying??

Welcome to SonyAlphaLab if this is your first time and please bare with me as I explain a ton of info, that is not necessarily Sony related, in the next few paragraphs I’ve been wanted to recap my current situation with y...
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New Sony A6000 vs My Nex-6 – Real World And Lab Testing!

So I really went to work this past weekend comparing the new Sony A6000 vs my Nex-6, which is now the old model, and on sale @ amazon for only $519 (Click Here) I compared image quality in the real world and Lab, did some foc...
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Sony RX10 Review

Sony RX10 Review – Best All In One Camera Ever Made?

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Bottom Line 5 / 5 - Incredible
Best Point and Shoot Style Camera Ever Tested!
 


 
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Sony Full Frame Nex is Here! A7, A7r, RX10 Officially Announced!

The Sony Full Frame Nex is finally here and called the A7 and A7r officially. Basically what we have here is two full frame e-Mount cameras based off the RX1 chassis and the best from the previous Nex camera designs. The viewfi...
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Sony A7r vs Sony Nex-6 vie Zeiss

Sony Full Frame vs APS-C Using E-Mount Zeiss f/4 OSS Zoom Lenses!!

So yesterday I took a few snapshots using both the Sony Nex-6 with the 16-70mm f/4 OSS Zeiss lens (sel1670z) and the Sony Alpha A7r with the 24-70mm f/4 OSS Zeiss lens (sel2470Z). I thought this would be a great opportunity to ...
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Customizing Settings for the NEX-6 … Make it Work the Way You Do!

I’ve had my Sony NEX-6 for just a few weeks, but love it a little bit more every time I pick it up. And now that I’ve had a chance to customize the settings, I like it even better!! The menu systems on these NEX cam...
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Sony A7r and the HVL-F20M Accessory Flash Testing

In this article I am going to go over the Sony A7r and HVL-F20M Accessory Flash unit by showing you some test shots using various flash settings and camera settings. I hope to illustrate what this flash is capable of in the rea...
by Jay
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Sony A6000 and Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor-X Lens

Sony A6000 using Lens Adapters, and AF Speed Test!

For the past few days I’ve been packing the Sony A6000 and the Metabones III electronic lens adapter along with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS Lens plus the Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 Rokkor -X lens. Both work really well and ...
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