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NEX 3-5 Review

NEX camera quick review


Below is a running review of the new Sony NEX 3-5 cameras.  I’m not going to bore you with a normal review, (which is similar to writing an owner’s manual), and would rather pontificate on the actual image quality, handling, performance and value.  Below the photo is a general thoughts section which I’ll be updating …

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Sony NEX 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 OSS Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony NEX 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Sony NEX E-mount 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6   SEL1855 Box contents
Hood, front and rear caps and a user’s manual. Cost $300, or an extra $100 with camera as a kit. Build quality Very good. Additional information
Introduced in 2010.  Has built-in optical…

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‘E’ Mount Lens Chart

Go here for an up-to-date list of all lenses that will fit this mount.  The chart below does not have the newest lenses listed, and I don’t plan on updating it as the list of native ‘E’ mount system lenses is becoming quite large and a bit overwhelming to display this way.  This chart is from the old site, and…

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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G VR Review

Here’s a brief look at the Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR zoom lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR zoom lens Box contents
Front and rear caps, and a users manual. Cost $199 retail by itself, or $100 as part of kit. Build quality Good Additional information
Basic kit lens with…

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Sony and Minolta Off-Camera Flash

If you’re thinking of trying out an inexpensive radio controlled flash trigger system for your camera, you’ve come to the right place.  I currently use the radiopopper™ JrX wireless trigger system, and have found it works great, so that’s what I’ll cover here, along with Sony and Minolta flash compatibility.  Be advised; you don’t need to use Sony or

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