Photo by Brooke Shaden,
Sony Artisan of Imagery
You are powerful beyond measure.
Photo by Lizzy Gadd,
Imaging Collective Member
Five professional creators with a lifelong commitment to photography or filmmaking. Six months to advance their careers. Are you one of them?
$25,000 to remove what's been holding you back and take your career to the next level.
$5,000 in gear — A new camera and lens? More lenses and accessories for the camera you already have? You choose. And if it's still not enough, we'll loan you more.
Mentorship from another successful Alpha Female. Extensive education opportunities. Networking events with other creators in New York and Los Angeles. An exhibit of your work at the end of the program. And much more.
These Alpha Females have been changing the world for the better for years. Fighting for the environment, empowering women, creating extraordinary art that challenges tradition, imparting professional knowledge, building multi-pronged businesses — these women have been paving the way for the next generation of creators and are ready to help you take your career to the next level.
Sara France is an award winning wedding photographer with a passion for encouraging and supporting women to create fulfilling careers in photography.Learn More
Brooke Shaden is a storyteller who uses darkness to shed light on what we are too often afraid to talk about.Learn More
Cristina Mittermeier's mission is to make the world a better place through photography. Her photos spark conversations and serve as ambassadors for the larger story of our planet. She strives to create beautiful, iconic and inspiring images that invite people to participate in solutions for a sustainable planet.Learn More
Me Ra loves to teach others how to reach their dreams. She has spent the last twenty years helping women and children find the storyteller within.Learn More
Caroline Jensen is a photographic artist with a heart for helping women find joy, purpose and expression through photography.Learn More
Applications are now closed and we’ll be hard at work reviewing everyone’s submissions. Winners will be announced in November.
Photo by Caroline Jensen,
Sony Artisan of Imagery
Contest entrants’ submissions will be judged by a panel consisting of Sony and members of the photography and filmmaking industries. The panel of judges will score the submissions of the eligible entrants based on the criteria in the Official Contest Rules, which includes biography quality of composition, overall appeal, relevance, and photo/video technical, composition, creativity, and relevance.