Successfully capturing the stars in a photo takes research, practice and the right setup. This week we’re featuring a group of photographers who have set out to capture the dazzling display of a starry night sky with their Sony Alpha cameras and G Master lenses - including the new 14mm f/1.8 GM. Check out their stellar astro shots and follow their accounts on Instagram. If you want the chance for your account to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, tag your Sony photography posts with #BeAlpha. And don’t forget to follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of Sony photo inspiration.
Tag your Sony photos with #BeAlpha for the chance to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, and follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of creative inspiration.
Stan Moniz – @stanmoniz
Stan Moniz is a photographer/filmmaker and member of the Alpha Collective. He’s known for doing his research to perfectly time up capturing the Milky Way in epic locations, like his shot below taken in Arches National Park. This photo and the others in his post are all taken with Sony’s new 14mm f/1.8 G Master lens, which he says blew his mind for astrophotography. See more of his images and thoughts in our article with first shots from the new lens.
Andrew Eggers – @andreweggers
Andrew Eggers is an astrophotographer and member of the Alpha Collective. You’ll find beautiful landscapes and astroscapes on his Instagram account, and night sky astrophotography is his biggest passion. Learn more about his processing technique for astrophotography here. He took the photos below with the Sony Alpha 1 and Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master - the first photo is at 24mm and you can swipe to see the second photo at 12mm.
Carmen Huter – @carmenhuter
Carmen Huter is a storyteller with a love for adventure based in Austria. You can follow her epic adventures through her photography that will take you to snowy mountaintops and pristine blue waters. She’s also an astrophotographer, capturing and posting incredible images of the night sky like the one below. This shot of hers was taken with the Sony Alpha 7R IV and the new Sony 14mm f/1.8 G Master lens.
David Frietz – @frietzphoto
David Frietz is a digital creator who creates and captures important moments all over the world. In his Instagram bio he describes himself as, “Just a guy that likes to play with cameras.” He has some beautiful landscape and astro shots on his feed. The shot he took below is a two-photo composite taken from the exact same spot about three hours apart with the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master lens. Follow him to see what he captures next.
Jerome Kang – @jerome_kang
Jerome Kang is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia. He’s a traveler with a hunger to see as many things as he can and learn as much as he can. He’s captured some colorful astro photos on his Instagram account like the shot he took below from the Snapper Point lookout located in Australia’s Murramarang National Park. It was taken with the Sony Alpha 7R IV and Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master.