With an outstanding lineup of Sony cameras and technology, it can be difficult to choose what camera is right for you! Luckily, there are tons of creators sharing content and sharing which cameras they used. There are also great resources here on Alpha Universe, like the Community Forums, where you can connect with creators and ask them for advice. For this week's YouTube Follow Friday, we selected a group of photographers, filmmakers and vloggers working on diverse topics - each with a different Sony camera! Check out their work and see how they use their Sony’s as tools to make epic images. And to stay in-the-know on all things Sony, don't forget to subscribe to the Alpha Universe YouTube Channel.
There are tons of creators sharing content and showing how they get some awesome footage. Here are some channels to check out for inspiration and techniques.
Josh Brown - @BayouJosh
Wildlife and bird photographer Josh Brown has a YouTube channel where he shares all things wildlife photography. He describes the channel by stating, “This channel is about us and the challenges of wildlife photography. It's not just about the gear or the technique, It is about the journey. It is about the joy and sometimes frustrations that we experience in this beautiful hobby.” The video below takes the viewer on an adventure photographing and filming coastal brown bears in Alaska on the Sony Alpha 1 and Sony 600mm f/4 G Master.
Reinis Kaspars - @DreamDuoFilms
Reinis Kaspars is a filmmaker, photographer, and motion designer based in Latvia. His company, Dream Duo Films has a YouTube channel where Kaspars shares films, gear reviews, and lessons in filmmaking and editing. The video below is a cinematic film Kaspars created and shot on the Sony Alpha 7S III. The film follows his experiences on his first solo trip and first overnight camping trip in the Swiss Alps. The footage is stunning, and with over 1 million views, Kaspars viewers agree!
Shakira Curtis - @shakiracurtis
Shakira Curtis is a travel, lifestyle, and fashion content creator. She shares her work on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. On YouTube, she has become popular for her vlogs, like the one below. In this video, she travels to New York City and shares tips on what to do in the city and where to eat. Curtis films her vlogs on the Sony ZV-1.
Henbu - @Henbu
Henbu is a cinematographer and photographer based in San Diego. He creates cinematic and educational vlogs to share with his YouTube subscribers. Breaking down everything from Slog to creating smooth B-Roll, Henbu’s channel is chalk full of great information. In the video below, Henbu breaks down how to shoot a timelapse on the Sony Alpha 7 III, he breaks down all the settings and gives extra tips and tricks.
Andy To - @andyto
Andy To is a NYC based filmmaker passionate about storytelling. His YouTube channel covers primarily film, tech, and travel. Last year, he traveled to Vietnam for the first time in a number of years and created a mini documentary on the Sony Xperia 1 IV. In the caption of the video, To states, It was my first time creating on a Sony phone and I was really excited to try out 4K 120 because I have never seen that feature on a smartphone before. The 85-125mm seamless zoom lens gave me the opportunity to film really tight to capture detailed shots.”