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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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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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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 ...
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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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NEX-6 - Rear e/ Eyepiece

Sony Nex-6 and Three New E-mount Lenses!! Full Breakdown!! Updated 10/4/2012

The New Sony Nex-6 is the first Nex style camera since the Nex-7 that I personally consider buying, simple for the inclusion of the EVF viewfinder! I already have the Nex-7 but as you may know I broke it, so I won’t be bu...
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Sony Nex-6 and 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens (SEL1650) HD Video

Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens- Sample HD Video and AutoFocus Testing | Real World Video

In this HD Video I put together various clips taken with the Sony Nex-6 and 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens (SEL1650). The Sony Nex-6 is capable of taking full 1080 60/p AVCHD Codec Video as well as more web friendly .mp4 format which ...
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Sony Alpha and Nex Camera Firmware Update

New Firmware Updates for Sony Alpha and Nex Cameras!!

Huge New Firmware Updates for Sony Alpha and Nex Cameras including the SLT-A77, SLT-A65, SLT- A57, SLT-A37, Nex-6, Nex-6, Nex-5r, Nex-5n, and Nex-f3!!  In this article I’m going to give you all the direct links to the la...
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Sony A7 and A7r Reviews and News Breakdown – Camera Issues, Lens tests, and more..

The buzz on the web about the New Sony A7 and A7r continues to thrive, and in this article I will go over all the latest reviews and news about the new full frame cameras. For starters, Pro photographer Steve Huff has both came...
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Sony Nex-6 w/ 16-50mm Zoom Lens - NEX6L/B

First Day with the Sony Nex-6, Sample Photos, PDAF On Sensor Performance, Build Quality and Design Improvements

I have some Sony Nex-6 sample photos, a few thoughts about the PDAF on sensor performance, and a few build quality and design improvements!! I got the Sony Nex-6 on Friday and it’s now early Sunday morning as I type this,...
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Nex-7 w/ Canon 135mm f/2 Lens

Nex-7 Tutorial – Setting up and Using Lens Adapters on the Sony Nex-7

In this Nex-7 tutorial I will go over everything you need to know when it comes to setting up the Sony Nex-7 for using Lens Adapters and other manufactures lenses. Focus Peaking, Shooting without Lens, and Manual Focus Assist s...
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Sony Nex-XX Prototype - Second Generation - Screens Added

The Ultimate Mirrorless Camera!! The Sony NEX-XX Prototype, Full Frame Hybrid Mount Camera!!

So what would be your ultimate mirrorless camera?? What if you were to design it yourself?? After taking apart the Sony Nex-7 completely, I saw opportunities for improvement in the design and learned a ton in the process. Since...
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Nex-6 and 18-55mm kit lens

Disney World Family Vacation and the Nex-6 – The Magic Kingdom

I just got back from Disney World down in Florida from a week long family vacation and I brought along the Nex-6 and a few E-Mount lenses to capture the experience. I ended up using the SEL1855 kit lens and the sel55210 telepho...
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Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens – Sample Video and Lens Testing w/ A6000

In this article I will show lots of sample video using the Sony E-Mount 18-105mm f/4 OSS Powerzoom lens. I used the new e-mount Sony alpha A6000 for all the filming and audio as well. Starting with some around the house footage...
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Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Lens (Sony E-Mount)

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Lens Review – Sony E-Mount

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Sony Nex-7 w/ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OS Lens

Sony Nex-7 and the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens – Sample Photos, 100% Crops, First Impressions…

I received the Sony Nex-7 a few weeks ago and really wanted to test out the “Keg Can Zoom” of a lens, the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS. So far I’m really impressed with it’s smooth zoom and sharp images. ...
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