In this week’s Alpha Universe Instagram Follow Friday, we’re thinking about Mother’s Day 2019. You’ll also find Sony shooters capturing whimsical underwater photos, breathtaking nature shots, stunning wildlife images and more. Take a look at their accounts and give them a follow for more photography inspiration. Make sure you also follow @sonyalpha for inspiring photos captured by you, and shared by us. Tag your own Sony photos on Instagram with #BeAlpha for your chance to be featured!
Robert Evans – @robertevans
Robert is a Sony Artisan and photographer of portraits, weddings and people. – which is exactly what you’ll find as you scroll through his account. He’s shot a number of high-profile weddings and his work has been showcased on a number of television shows. He’s had his photos grace the cover or be featured in publications like People Magazine, USA Today, US Weekly Magazine and more. Give him a follow to see more work from a true professional. He recently posted these adorable Mother’s Day photos, taken with the Sony α7 II.
Thomas Luisier – @thomas.luisier
Thomas is an outdoor photographer from Switzerland. His account boasts larger-than-life landscapes that depict the vastness of the outside world. Snowy lakes and mountains, winding country roads, rushing waterfalls and more. Sometimes he even uses his drone to capture the land from a different perspective. Clearly an explorer at heart, Thomas takes his followers along on his scenic adventures. He took the photo below of snowy Oeschinen Lake using his Sony α7R III and the Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master lens.
Me Ra Koh - @merakoh
On the topic of Mother’s Day on May 12, be sure to check out Sony Artisan of Imagery Me Ra Koh. There’s a reason Me Ra is known the world over as The Photo Mom. She’s also one of the original Sony Artisans of Imagery making the switch to Sony back in the days before the E mount and mirrorless cameras. She now uses the α7R III and α7 III, frequently with her favorite Sony lens, the 85mm f/1.4 G Master. With inspiring images will make you smile or cry (and sometimes both!), Me Ra also works to educate her followers, detailing how she shoots and the gear she uses.
Lexi Laine Photo – @lexilainephoto
Lexi is a freediver, artist and underwater photographer. She posts whimsical, dreamy underwater portraits that look like they’re straight out of a fairytale. The light rays that she captures penetrating the water and highlighting her subject is something only a visual magician could accomplish. Scroll through her account for a glimpse into more of her #SonyAlphaFemale magic. The photo below was taken using her Sony α7 III.
Bryan Daugherty – @bdorts
Bryan is a commercial and travel photographer based in Portland, Oregon. His Instagram account is filled with gorgeous nature and wildlife shots from incredible destinations. Judging by his photographs, he’s without a doubt a #BeAlpha photographer. Give him a follow for more natural beauty in your feed! This stunning bison photo below was taken by him in Grand Teton National Park with his Sony α7 III and Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master.
Michael Marcheco – @spacebypixel
Michael is a member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective. His account features a cool mix of landscapes, cityscapes and fast cars. He’s a bit of a vintage lens aficionado, which he talks about more in his What’s In My Bag article for Alpha Universe. He’s also passionate about ocean conservation and uses the captions in his posts to inspire others to leave the earth better for the next generation. The dreamy wave photo below was taken at Delray Beach, Florida with his RX100 V.