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You Can WIN $8000+ in Cash, Sony Alpha Gear & More!

  • A $5,000 grant to fund a specific, well-defined project
  • A full-frame Sony camera and lens (value of $3,000+) to shoot your project
  • A one-year full Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps subscription, courtesy of our friends at Adobe (value of $636), to edit your project
  • A one-year Sony PRO Support membership and a training session with a Sony Pro Support expert so you can make the most of your gear
  • The opportunity to have your project featured on AlphaUniverse.com and Sony Alpha social channels
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Sony Alpha Female provides a platform for photographers and videographers to share their stories and inspire the world with their creativity, passion, and drive. We aim to make the world a more equal, more representative, and more open place. With you by our side, there’s nothing holding us back.

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Why YOU Should Apply

You have a photo or video project idea that you believe in, and this grant will help you bring it to life. Besides funding, we’ll provide the Sony gear to shoot on, Adobe software to edit with, and the opportunity to have your project seen worldwide by countless creators who will be inspired to create alongside you.

Free Workshop with Sony Artisan Brooke Shaden

Tuesday June 22, at 5:00PM EDT/2:00PM PDT.

Artisan of Imagery Brooke Shaden wants to help you develop your voice to create prolific artwork. In this live workshop Brooke will share concrete steps you can take to inject your art with more substance and make an impact while doing it.


CLICK HERE to submit your questions before the program begins.

Video 101 with Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles

Artisan of Imagery Miguel Quiles covers everything you need to know from exposure and frame rates to shooting slow motion and timelapse. Miguel will also go through the best cameras, lenses and accessories to make your videos look their absolute best.

How to Win $8000
in Cash and
Sony Alpha Gear

The Alpha Female+ contest is an opportunity not be missed. Watch the kickoff workshop replay to learn about the program, the 12 grants, and how to make the most of your application. Get answers from the program leader, as well as Artisans Brooke Shaden and Tomayia Colvin, and previous grant winners.

Community Welcomes You With Open Arms.
  • Join our Facebook Group and find your new tribe
  • Create a public Creator Profile to showcase your work
  • Follow @sonyalphafemale to find your next inspiration
  • Use #sonyalphafemale on Instagram for a chance to have
    your work featured
  • Participate in our monthly challenges for a boost of creativity
  • Register for Alpha Female+ workshops to advance your goals
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JOIN The Challenge

From now until July 11, 2021, post your best food photography on Instagram for your chance to win a Sony ZV-1. Follow and tag @sonyalphafemale and use #sonyalphafemale and #sonyfoodphotography in your post for your chance to win a Sony ZV-1. The winner will be notified via DM on Instagram and you can see the Official Contest Rules for details.

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