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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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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...
by Mike Hendren
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Minolta MX Rokkor-X PG F/1.4 50mm Lens

Minolta MC Rokkor-X PG 50mm F/1.4 Lens Review – Sony Nex-6

I’ve had the Minolta MC Rokkor-X PG 50 F/1.4 Lens for a few months now and in this article I’m going to show you what it can do on my Nex-6. I also used my very affordable RainbowImaging lens adapter to make the hoo...
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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Sony A7r w/ 70-200mm f/4 OSS G Lens

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS Lens Review – SEL70200G

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Bottom Line 4.5 / 5 - Excellent
 

 
Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8 L IS @ 150mm

Portrait Lenses: Which One Is Best And Why??

So, which portrait lens is actually the best and why you ask? In this article I’ll go over depth of field as it relates to focal length, aperture, distance to the subject, and crop factor. Why some glass is better than ot...
by Jay
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Sony A6000 and SELP18105g First Look, Plus RX100 III Breakdown - HD Video!

Sony A6000 and SELP18105g First Look, Plus RX100 III Breakdown – HD Video!

In this quick article I will introduce an HD Video where I show you Hands-on first look of the Sony A6000 and selp18105g lens. Then I will go directly into breaking down the most amazing point and shoot pocket sized camera ever...
by Jay
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Sony A57 - SLT-A57

Canon T4i vs Nikon D5100 vs Sony A57!! Which Camera is the Best Bang for the Buck?? – Updated with Poll!!

In this article I will compare the Canon T4i vs Nikon D5100 vs Sony Alpha A57!! I actually just reviewed the A57 and you can check it out Here: Sony Alpha A57 Review >>. All these cameras are around the same price point a...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 Manual Focus and Focus Peaking Sample Photo

Sony Nex-6 – Manual Focus and Focus Peaking with Fotodiox Lens Adapter and Canon EF Lenses

In this article I’m going to show you how to set-up and use the Sony Nex-6 Focus Peaking feature for Manual Focus purposes! I use the Fotodiox Lens Adapter for my my demonstrations, but any lens adapter will do the job de...
by Jay
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Lab Under Construction

Future Plans for SonyAlphaLab and Photos of the “Lab”!

I just wanted to touch base with all of you on the future plans for Sonyalphalab.com, and show you the progress on the Lab. I wrote an article similar to this a while back, and it really seemed to be a popular one, so here it g...
by Jay
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Sony A7r w/ Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens @ 24mm

Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens Review – SEL2470z

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Bottom Line 3.5 / 5 - Good Stuff
 
 
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First Few Days with the Sony Nex-6 – More Sample Photos, Hybrid AF Speed Tests, Dynamic Range and Highlight Detail!!

I’ve had the Sony Nex-6 for about 5 days now and have taken a lot more sample photos, and had a chance to test how fast the new hybrid PDAF/ CDAF actually is. To do that I simple let the dogs out back at my brothers house...
by Jay
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The New Sony A7 or A7r? That is the Question!

The buzz and confusion on the web is high on whether to get the new Sony A7 or A7R? A lot of people think resolution is everything and are diving in for the 36mp A7r with out taking into consideration some of the features the A...
by Jay
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Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 – First Impressions and High Res Sample Photos!!

I’ve had the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 for about a week now and my first impressions of this camera are pretty solid!! I’ve taken a ton of sample photos already playing with the mega zoom 50x Zeiss lens, and I must ...
by Jay
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