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Instagram Follow Friday – January 11, 2019

We’ve reached the end of another week which means it’s time for us to serve you a fresh batch of Sony photographers to follow on Instagram. In this edition of Instagram Follow Friday you will find an Alpha Collective member whose food photos will make your mouth water, a Sony Artisan known for shooting high-profile weddings and three other Sony shooters sharing the wonder of the great outdoors.

Join the Be Alpha movement and tag your Sony photos with #BeAlpha for your chance to be highlighted in an Instagram Follow Friday. Also make sure you’re following @sonyalpha for your daily dose of Sony photography!

Neville Jemson – @gentleandthebrave

Neville is based in Victoria, Australia, and he specializes in art, design and photography. He goes by the brand and handle @gentleandthebrave, and his account features stunning landscapes, cityscapes and nature photos. He totes along his Sony α6000 to these incredible locations and uses it to document the magnificent views. Be sure to give him a follow to see more of the wildly beautiful outdoors of Australia.

Jessica Hirsch – @cheatdayeats

Jessica is a member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective and she specializes in food photography. Never have we seen an account work up our appetites like this one. Photos of big juicy burgers, gooey grilled cheese and warm frosted cakes capture every detail of our favorite dishes. If you’re a fellow foodie who loves to look at mouthwatering cuisine photos, following her is a must!

Dave Gaiz – @davegaiz

Dave is a landscape, aerial, wildlife and travel photographer. As you scroll through the photos posted to his account, you’ll be amazed by the natural detail and texture he captures in his photography. The angles and perspectives he uses to photograph sand dunes, slot canyons, rocks or even clouds in the sky is impressive and a lot of fun to look at. The photo below was taken in Death Valley National Park using his Sony α7R III and Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master lens.

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Being out on the dunes in Death Valley, I often felt like I was out in the middle of nowhere all alone. There were plenty of people in the park and plenty of people visiting the dunes. I didn't want others in my shots and I wanted to avoid footprints so I walked pretty far away from anyone else. The only thing I could hear when I walked far enough out was silence - and it was great! Enjoying a crazy colorful sunset like this on the dunes was nice, but it was the feeling like I had the place all to myself that really made it a fun and special experience. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Do you have any travel experiences that stick out in your mind? Tell me about it below!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Capture Info⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sony a7RIII + Sony 24-70 GM⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ f/16, 5 seconds, 60mm, ISO 100⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tags:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #bealpha #landscape #fineart #igsouthwest #sonyalpha #awesome_earthpix #awesome_earthpix #tourtheplanet #bns_landscape #nationalparkgeek #landscapelover #globalcapture #ourplanetdaily #exceptional_pictures #peoplescreative #exploretocreate #wildernessculture #lifeofadventure #roamtheplanet #sunset_vision #welivetoexplore #agameoftones #nakedplanet #visualcollective #sonyimages #sonyalphasclub #sonyworldclub #stayandwander #neverstopexploring #earthpix

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justinDK – @justindk_photovideo

Justin is based in Honolulu, HI and his account boasts brilliant and colorful landscapes of the islands. He also updates his followers via Instagram stories from all of the beautiful locations he visits, sharing how he manages to get the photos he does. The Sony α7 III is his current camera of choice. In the photo below he paired it with the Sony 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 to capture this dreamy beach shot that has us ready to hop on a plane to somewhere warm!

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when the wash recedes and there’s texture in its place. — i just wanted to wish everyone a very merry christmas! we don’t get snow on oahu so no white christmas shots here, but when you get sunrises like this year round it’s hard to complain! edited a bit surreal-like, but as long as you don’t touch the saturation slider it’s all good right? — a good morning a month or so back with @since_ever_since @nick__oahu @musingsbytheglass @soufloflife — | @sonyalpha α7 III | FE 28-70 f/3.5-5.6 OSS | @haidafilter NanoPro MC 0.9 Soft | #strapsbyelroobs red boost double w pro loop | @zomei_photo M8 tripod | @pergear ball head | 28mm | f/16 | 3.2s | ISO 100 | — #sonyalpha #bealpha #hnnsunrise #stunnersoninsta #yourshotphotographer #agameoftones #moodygrams #ig_oahu #luckywelivehawaii #sonyalphagallery #sonyalphasclub #sonyimages #sonyworldclub #landscapephotography #beautifullandscapes #moodaloha #longexposure #offroadvibes #hawaiitag #hawaiianexperience #worldwanderers #travel #nakedhawaii #earthgridz #igerslandscapes #longexpoelite #lpm #traveldestinations_ig

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Mike Colón – @mikecolon

Mike is a Sony Artisan specializing in fashion, lifestyle and wedding photography. Throughout his career he’s shot some seriously high-profile weddings, and his Instagram account provides snapshots into this work – including breathtaking bridal fashion portraiture. Don’t forget to watch his Instagram stories, too, as he posts plenty of behind-the-scenes footage from his shoots that provide an excellent opportunity to step into the shoes of this total photo pro.


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