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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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Sony A7r w/ Metabones III, Canon EF 17-40 F/4 L Lens @ F/8, 1/160, 17mm, ISO 400, Hand-Held

The Creepy House – Sony A7r w/ Canon 17-40mm f/4 L Lens – Killer Combo!

I drive past this creep house from time to time and had to stop by while packing the full frame Sony A7r and Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L Lens plus Metabones III lens adapter. The house is actually for sale if anybody is interested. It...
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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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New Fujifilm X-T1 – Offical Sony Nex-6 Killer?

Fuji really hit it out of the park with New X-T1 Mirrorless Camera! This time Fuji really came through by including both an articulating screen and EVF for the first time! It’s now similar to the Nex-6 as far as sensor re...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha A7r – First Impressions and Sample Photos w/ 100% Crops!

The 36mp full frame Sony Alpha A7r is finally here and I have some sample photos plus first impressions to share with you! I’m using the native E-Mount 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens so far and what I can tell you is the lens is v...
by Jay
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The Streets of Monticello – Sony Nex-6 and 18-55mm kit lens.

So I went for a short walk the other day on the streets of Monticello, NY. It was crazy cold outside and I actually can’t walk too good at the moment, but I still managed to get several shots I was happy with. I really th...
by Jay
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Tripod set up to capture a sunrise

Tripod Types and Tips – The Second of Two Articles

This will be the second of two articles about tripods. Part one was an introduction to tripods. For part two I’ll be talking about the different types of tripods available, the tripods I personally own and I’ll share some t...
by Monico
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New Sony Gear on the Way – Sony A7r, SEL55F18Z, HVL-F20M Flash

I sent back the Sony RX10 although I really wanted to purchase it believe me! Now it’s time for the other full frame beast, better known as the Sony Alpha A7r. To test this animal I will using the native FE-Mount Sonnar T...
by Jay
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Sony RX10 Review

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

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Best Point and Shoot Style Camera Ever Tested!
 

 
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An Introduction to Tripods – The First of Two Articles

This will be the first of two articles that talks about Tripods. When I started writing articles for SonyAlphaLab.com I knew it was a photography website that did a great job talking about Sony products and helping a huge photo...
by Monico
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Sony Announces A5000, Best of the Nex-3n and Nex-5t in One?

Sony announces the A5000, the latest Nex series camera without the Nex series name? Looks like Sony officially dropped the Nex tag and they are going with the Alpha A for all their new mirrorless camera gear. I think this is go...
by Jay
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Lightroom 5 – Workflow Tips and Developing Sony Raw Files

In this article I wanted to share a new Lightroom 5 video tutorial focusing on workflow tips and developing Sony raw files. Primarily geared towards the newer user looking to get more out of their Lightroom experience, Sony raw...
by Jay
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Sony RX-series Speculation?? APS-C Sized Sensor Camera Missing?

A gap is open in the RX-series for a APS-C sized sensor camera and I wonder if it will be called the Sony RX20? I was thinking about the gap in image quality between the 1″ sensor Sony RX10/ RX100 II, and the Full Frame S...
by Jay
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Sony RX10 @ f/2.8, 200mm, ISO 100, Raw Quality

Sony RX10 Lab Testing: – High ISO and Lens Tests, RX10 vs Nex-6 vs A7?

In this article I will go over the Sony RX10 lab testing including high ISO and lens tests at various focal lengths. I will also go through the aperture so you can see the depth of field and how it changes with focal length. Ne...
by Jay
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Sony Rx10

Sony RX10 – Sample Photos, Focus Speed Tests, Sample Video w/ Full Zoom

The Sony RX10 is a point and shoot camera designed for the serious enthusiast. At $1300 US, it’s not exactly cheap, but once you learn the lens is a Zeiss and constant f/2.8 aperture, with an effective 35mm equivalent foc...
by Jay
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Sony Alpha A7 w/ 28-70mm kit lens

Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6 – Depth of Field Compared @ 50mm

In this post I’m going to compare the Sony A7 vs Sony Nex-6 while using the Metabones III lens adapter and a Canon EF L Lens. More specifically the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Lens, so I can use the same equivalent focal leng...
by Jay
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