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Let’s Get Wild This Follow Friday

Capturing photos of wildlife in action requires a photographer to be in the right place at the right time, to be patient and to be ready with the proper gear. This Instagram Follow Friday we’re featuring a group of wildlife photographers who are using their Sony Alpha cameras and lenses to capture astounding images of animals outdoors. See the wild action below and give them a follow for more. For your chance to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, tag your own Sony shots with #BeAlpha, and follow @sonyalpha 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.

Colby Brown – @colbybrownphotography

Colby Brown is a photographer, photo educator, author and Sony Artisan based out of the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. His landscape and wildlife photos are like works of art, creatively highlighting the colorful beauty one can encounter while in nature. He took this photo below of a caiman in Brazil using his Sony α7R III and Sony 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 G Master lens. Learn more about the Sony Alpha gear he packs in his bag for wildlife photography in his What’s In My Bag article.

Peter McBride – @pedromcbride

Peter McBride is a Sony Artisan and @natgeo photographer and filmmaker based in Colorado. He travels all over the world on assignment, capturing beautiful landscape and wildlife shots that highlight his adventures and often the importance of conservation. His Emmy-nominated documentary, “Into The Canyon,” about his trek through the entire length of the Grand Canyon is not to be missed and you can see more about his epic journey through the canyon in our article HERE. He took this photo of a mountain goat during a recent adventure in the Elk Mountains.

Charly Savely – @charlysavely

Charly Savely is a member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective. She specializes in adventure/travel, wildlife, & commercial photography. She combines her thirst for adventure with her love for photography to capture incredible images of wildlife. Interested in wildlife photography? Check out her Five Quick Tips For Getting Into Wildlife Photography for some helpful tips and learn more about her upcoming wildlife photography workshop here.

Justin Niu – @trekrover

Justin Niu is a travel photographer who loves to trek the globe taking photos of different landscapes, cultures and wildlife. The Sony α7R IV is his main camera for wildlife photography because he says the resolution makes for excellent large high-quality prints. Learn more about the other Sony Alpha cameras and lenses he uses for his photography in his What’s In My Bag article and give his account a follow to keep up with his adventures.

Joel Brown – @joelcbrown

Joel Brown is a wildlife photographer and lover of the outdoors. His Instagram account is a beautiful display of different wildlife he’s encountered, proving his patience as a photographer. He took the photo below of a very well-known grizzly named “399” and her cubs in Yellowstone using the Sony α7R IV and Sony 600mm f/4 G Master lens. Learn more about how he used his gear to safely photograph the bear and her cubs HERE


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