We have officially left the era of influencing and have entered the era of content. Some are saying we are in the renaissance of content creation. From vlogs to photos to films, now is the perfect time to hone your skills and find a supportive community. There are countless Sony shooters on YouTube sharing advice, technical skills, and tips on how to create better and up your game. Check out what these vloggers have to say, what Sony cameras and lenses they’re using, and how you can create epic work that stands out. And of course, don’t forget to subscribe to the Alpha Universe YouTube Channel for even more informative and inspiring content.
Some are saying we are in the renaissance of content creation. From vlogs to photos to films, now is the perfect time to hone your skills and find a supportive community.
Oleg Kovalov uses his YouTube channel to share his insights on freelance videography. From gear reviews to step-by-step tutorials, he covers all aspects of this craft. His goal is to help you succeed as a freelance videographer and he’s built a strong community through his channel. In the video below he shares his go-to gear that he packs in his camera bag. This includes the Sony Alpha 7S III, Sony Alpha 7 IV, and Sony Alpha 7C along with his go-to portrait lens, the Sony 85mm f/1.8.
Jason Morris is a cinematographer based in Australia. He posts filmmaker-related content, including behind-the-scenes and gear videos on his YouTube Channel. He typically films commercials with his Sony FX6 but says the Sony Alpha 7 IV is really keeping up with his cinema cameras for when he wants a smaller rig. In this video he compares the Sony Alpha 7 IV with the new Sony ZV-E1. Check it out below to see his conclusion!
Sports and Senior photographer Matt Hernandez is a true artist when it comes to lighting. He knows how to make a dynamic and interesting shot in any conditions. Hernandez shares this knowledge on YouTube. In the video below, he’s talking about how to use a shutter drag with front curtain sync. He talks through his settings and gear, shooting on the Sony Alpha 1 with the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master and the Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master.
Chris Turner is a full-time wedding photographer based in Auckland, New Zealand. On his YouTube Channel he posts gear reviews, tutorials and general life vlogs. His videos share the cinematic footage and beautiful photos he takes with his Sony Alpha gear. In the video below he shares what gear he’s using in 2023 to capture his clients special day. The list includes the Sony Alpha 7 IV, Sony Alpha 6600, Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master, Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master, and Sony 55mm f/1.8.
Jay Anthony is a content creator. Three years ago, he quit his 9-5 job, trading in the daily grind to become a content creator and vlogger. On his channel he shares cinematography techniques, gear reviews, and other ways to improve your creative skills. Anthony’s channel is a great place to improve techniques and get those creative juices flowing. The video below gives tips on how to film action sports with the Sony Alpha 7 III and Sony Alpha 7R III.