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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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Jase - Illustration Mode
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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Nex-7 w/ Tamron E-Mount 18-200mm VC III Lens @ 18mm

Sony Nex-7 and Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens – Sample Photos – More pics added!!

f you fallow along you know I just received the Nex-7 and a bunch of lenses the other day, and I got a chance to take a few sample pics with the Nex-7 and the New Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens! Nothing incredible coo...
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Sony NEX-7 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Nex-7 vs the OM-D E-M5 and I figured I put together a little comparison article for those of you on the fence Both of these cameras have very appetizing specs, but they are d...
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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...
by Jay
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Using An Articulating Arm To Get More Creative With Your Photography!!

In this article I’m going show you How To Get More Creative with your Photography by using an Articulating Arm –¬†Manfrotto Magic Arm in my case. It’s an incredible useful accessory that I use whenever I need ...
by Monico
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(Updated) Auto Focus Testing/ Comparison – Sony A77, Sony A580, Canon 5D Mark II – Part 2

In this auto focus comparison with the Sony A77, A580, and Canon 5D mark II, I’m going to see what these cameras can do in low light with little to know contrast. Last time I did this test it was quick and not the most th...
by Jay
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100% Crop - Sony A7 - ISO Testing - Raw Quality - ISO 25600

Sony A7 VS Sony Nex-6 – Raw Quality High ISO Lab Testing w/ 100% Crops!

In this article I will show you how the Sony A7 Vs Sony Nex-6 compare in the Lab using Raw Quality and ISO 100-25600. I used the kit lenses on both cameras for this test and used custom white balance to take the color cast issu...
by Jay
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Sony Nex-6 w/ Fotodiox Lens Adapter and Canon EF 135mm f/2 L Lens @ f/8

Sony Nex-6 – Raw Image Quality Testing with Canon 135mm L Glass and Fotodiox Lens Adapter!!

Today I took my Sony Nex-6, Canon 135mm f/2 L Lens, and the Fotodiox Lens adapter out for some Raw Image Quality Testing. The Sony Nex-6 has a New 16mp sensor and it’s capable of pumping out incredible image quality, but ...
by Jay
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Streets of Monticello - Walk Path

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...
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New Sony A-Mount Lenses!!

Three New Alpha Lenses and New Standard Flash for Nex-6 Cameras!!

Sony announces three new Alpha A-mount lenses (SAL70400G2, SAL50F14Z, SAL18552), a new standard flash unit (HVL-F20M), and new wired remote cable (RM-VP1). Starting with the new Sony 70-400mm lens, we basically have a complete...
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Sony A7s Hdr Photography

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

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 i...
by Jay
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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens

Sigma Constant Aperture 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Available for Sony!

The newly announced Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens has a constant aperture and will be available for the Sony Alpha A-Mount. This lens is the first of it’s kind and it really is an impressive engineering feet in my opini...
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Recommended Camera Bags for Sony Nex Cameras – Travel and More..

I have gotten a lot of questions lately on recommendations for lenses, camera bags, and other gear for travel purposes, so I figured it was time to write an article on the matter. I had to do some re-search as new bags and gear...
by Jay
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A37, NEX-F3, 18-200MM, 18-135MM

Sony Announces the New Nex-F3 and A37, Plus Two New lens!!

Sony announced Today the New Nex-F3 and Alpha 37 cameras, plus a black version of the E-Mount 18-200mm lens, and a New 18-135mm A-Mount Lens. The new gear is expected to start shipping around June 16th per Sony’s website,...
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