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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Digital Camera
Large Sensor Compact Cameras
 

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III Camera Review – Perfection At Last!!

Posted  December 20, 2014  by  Jay

Sony recently came out with their third generation ultra-compact large sensor camera called the Cyber-shot RX100 III, and it’s perfection at last!  In this review I will show you what the camera is capable of in the real world and lab. The RX100M3 packs the same killer 1″ sensor as the previous version RX100 II, […]

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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
 

 
Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera

New Sony A7II Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Breakdown

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 So...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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Sony Nex-6 w/ SELP1650 - Left Side

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...
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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...
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