TikTok trends come and go, but one thing remains the same: our love of videos about photography and filmmaking. TikTok has become a go-to place for inspiration, lessons, and problem solving. This week, take a look at some fantastic Sony shooters and what they are sharing on TikTok. And for more inspirational and educational Sony content, follow @SonyAlpha on TikTok.
TikTok trends come and go, but one thing remains the same: our love of videos about photography and filmmaking.
Shan & The Spaniels - @shanandspaniels
Shannon, the voice behind this TikTok account lives in Lincolnshire with her many spaniels and her partner who is a gamekeeper. She has become popular on TikTok by showing beautiful images of her Spaniels and what it’s like to train them. She shoots her content on the Sony Alpha 7 III, and she’s showing off the quality of her work in the video below. It’s certainly beaten that iPhone out!
Emmett Sparling - @Emmett_Sparling
Emmet Sparling is a commercial photographer and videographer. He specializes in engaging storytelling and creating social media campaigns to help brands reach the largest audiences possible. He comes from a background in fashion photography which gives him great experience with portraits, lifestyle and product shoots, as well as travel and adventure content. He shares this travel and adventure content on his TikTok account, often showing behind the scenes of how he makes these images. We love the hilarity and ingeniousness of the video below!
Alma - @almaasinobi
Alma is a Nigerian who is passionate about travel, based in Canada. Her account is great for everything from travel tips, to virtually joining her on adventures, to tips on how to vlog during your trips. In the video below, she’s talking about the Sony ZV-1 and why she loves using it for vlogging.
Jessica Iliana - @jessicahnsn
Jessica Iliana is a director and DP based in Los Angeles, California. Her TikTok account shares all kinds of information including “a day in her life” as a director, what it’s like on the set of a major brand commercial, how to light things well, how to use editing software well, and what gear is best for high-end shoots. In the video below, Iliana is building a camera rig for her Sony Alpha 1.
Chris Brockhurst - @chrisbrockhurst
Chris Brockhurst is a photographer and gear reviewer. In addition to his well-known review videos, he sometimes shares short films or vlogs on his TikTok and YouTube channels. We love seeing this other side of his work and hearing his thoughts as he’s shooting. In the video below, he talks a bit about his thoughts on the new Sony 20-70mm f/4 G. Learn more about Brockhurt's simple setup for livestreaming HERE.