If you’re like us, then you are probably looking to take advantage of the stunning fall weather. A trip can be a great way to enjoy the comfortably crisp air, spend more time outdoors, and get some photography in. To help with ideas for location, gear, and activities we’ve gathered a list of Sony shooters who have created vlogs of their travels. You can learn from these trusted members of the Sony community and be inspired to pack up and head out on your own adventure! For even more inspiring content, be sure to subscribe to Sony Alpha Universe on YouTube.
To help with ideas for location, gear, and activities we’ve gathered a list of Sony shooters who have created vlogs of their travels.
Nate Luebbe – @nateinthewild
Travel and adventure photographer and cinematographer Nate Luebbe shares his knowledge and ideas on his YouTube Channel. The Sony Alpha Ambassador's videos share the journeys he takes to photograph beautiful landscapes, astroscopes, and wildlife. Nate doesn’t shy away from adventure, always up to travel to those difficult-to-reach places to see the sights many others will never see in person.
In the video below, he shares a vlog of a recent trip to Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska, which he says has the best bear viewing in the world. It’s not just a vlog thought, it’s a sweet story about how his parents instilled a love of nature in Nate. To photograph the bears and scenery, Nate brought his Sony Alpha 1 and Sony Alpha 7R V. Then for lenses he brought the Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master, Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master II, Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 G Master and Sony 400mm f/2.8 G Master.
Travel photographer, vlogger and Sony Alpha Ambassador Allison Anderson travels the world and captures the beautiful moments she experiences along the way. On her YouTube Channel you'll find videos that provide helpful tips for traveling and give you firsthand accounts of the places she visits. She uses the Sony Alpha 7S III and Sony ZV-1 cameras plus a wide range of Sony lenses to record her vlogs.
In this video, Allison documents her trip to Maine. She explores Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and other great spots! Allison does a great job noting factors to consider for your own trip, for example, if certain drives need a permit. To photograph her Maine adventures Allison packed her Sony Alpha 1, Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master, Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master II, Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II, and Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 G Master. If you’re considering heading to Maine, be sure to watch this video.
Brian Lackey is a professional photographer whose YouTube account acts as his travel vlog. His channel gives you a behind the scenes look into the day in the life of a travel photographer wherever he’s photographing at the time. It’s great fun to see where in the world he is at the moment and how he makes epic imagery using his Sony Alpha 7R IV or Sony Alpha 7S III along with the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master, Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master and Sony 55mm f/1.8.
Here, Brian is in Olympic National Park and he’s vlogging his experience solo hiking about 40 miles on the Hoh River to Blue Glacier Trail. This was part of a multi-year project he’s working on photographing Olympic National Park. This is a fun video as it includes classic vlog-style parts as well as more documentary-style footage. Brian frequently stops to make pictures on the hike and includes his results in the vlog.
Cody and Victoria are filmmakers, photographers, and outdoors enthusiasts living the mountain life. Their YouTube channel is dedicated to sharing adventures, cinematic films, and all things that fit their outdoors lifestyle. They have become quite popular for their cinematic vlogs, where they share their adventures with their filmmaker's eye. The high quality of their vlogs truly make them stand out.
This video is a cinematic video with an old-timey feel documenting the couple's seven-day trip in the Canadian Rockies. They spent the days in nature with friends hiking some epic trails in Banff and Yoho National Park, rafting in Jasper, and trekking on the Athabasca glacier. Cody and Victoria have a great Sony kit to showcase their travels. They shoot their videos on the Sony Alpha 7 IV, the Sony 24-105mm f/4 G and the Sony 16-35mm f/4.
Atlanta-based content creator Simone Sharice is the definition of a hardworking, successful influencer. Five years ago she posted a video on social media, to see where it would go, and it took off. She left her corporate job and became a full time content creator. She quickly gained a following by posting about beauty and hair and her content has expanded to other topics that excite her including lifestyle and tech. Now she has over 400K subscribers on YouTube who love learning from her and joining her on her day in the life vlogs. Learn more about her work and how Sony helps her create HERE.
This video is the first episode of her series of vlogs on a solo trip in Bali. Simone explores the area, gets some great rest and relaxation in, and takes in all that Bali has to offer. She also talks about some important considerations when traveling alone, especially internationally. Simone shoots her content on the Sony Alpha 7R IV and Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master.
Bonus! - Renee Hahnel on Sony Alpha Universe
Renee Hahnel is an Australian based in Seattle and works as a full-time travel photographer and blogger. She's also a Sony Alpha Ambassador and her Instagram account features some of the most beautiful natural scenes in the world. She is known for epic adventures and outstanding colors in her imagery. Renee is known for her hiking and backpacking adventures. In this video, Sony Alpha Universe took a peek inside her camera bag to take a look at the gear she relies on to make her outstanding landscape and travel images. TLDR: Renee uses the Sony Alpha 1, Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master II, Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master and Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II.