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Instagram Follow Friday – 'Tis The Season

Photo by Joe Thomas (@joethommas). Sony α7R III.

'Tis the season for glistening holiday lights seemingly everywhere you turn. Sony shooters have always found creative ways to incorporate these lights into their photography, and in this week's Instagram Follow Friday we're featuring some of our favorites. Check them out, give them a follow and read these tips for photographing your own twinkling holiday lights. Make sure you tag your Sony shots on Instagram with #BeAlpha for the chance to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, and give @sonyalpha a follow for your daily dose of creative inspiration.

Tag your Sony shots with #BeAlpha for the chance to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, and follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of creative inspiration.

Marco DeGennaro – @marcodegennarophotos

Marco is a member of the Alpha Collective based in New York City. You’ll find a plethora of dynamic cityscapes as you scroll through his Instagram account and he’s currently capturing the city in the holiday spirit. He took the shot below at Sony Square NYC using his Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master lens with his Sony α7R III. Check out his Instagram for more beautiful shots of the holiday lights around the Big Apple! 

Tristan Guarini – @dadvntures

Tristan is a Sony Alpha photographer based in Philadelphia. His account features gorgeous street and travel shots. He took this beautiful shot below of the Philadelphia City Hall Clock Tower using his Sony α7R III with the Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master.

Matt Squazzo – @m_squazzo

Matt is a New York-based landscape and travel photographer. Spending most of his time outside, Matt photographs some of the most beautiful scenes in nature and shares them on his account. Lately he’s been capturing scenes with twinkling holiday lights on his travels, like this photo he took below in Quebec using his Sony 70-200mm f/4 G lens with the Sony α7R II.

Joe Thomas – @joethommas

Joe is a travel and architecture photographer also based in New York. He captures the essence of the city in every season through his photography, and the holiday season is no different. He took the shot below using his Sony α7R III in Freemans Alley in NYC.

Enan – @enan_nyc

Enan is a New York-based photographer who chooses the Sony α7 III and Sony RX100 VI to capture mesmerizing landscapes and cityscapes. He took the shot below, another unique photo capturing Christmas in NYC, using his Sony α7 III.

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