Few things instill in us a sense of wonder like looking up at a star-filled night sky, and many photographers flock to astrophotography in order to experience, capture and share the magnificence of it all. This week we’re featuring a group of photographers who have photographed the star-filled night sky using their Sony Alpha gear. See their stunning astroscapes below and give their accounts a follow. Tag your own 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 Sony inspiration.
Drew Geraci – @drewgiggity
Drew Geraci is a timelapse photographer, cinematographer and Sony Artisan Of Imagery. His Instagram account is filled with colorful and breathtaking landscapes and astroscapes. You can learn more about the gear he uses for his work in his What’s In My Bag article, and check out this video where he explains how you can create your own cinematic timelapse at home. He took the shot below in Sedona with the Sony α7S III and Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master at ISO 512000 and says he was, “Blown away by the detail and lack of noise at such high ISOs!”
Jess Santos – @missjessbess
Jess Santos is a landscape and astroscape photographer, and a member of the Alpha Collective. Her work bursts with color and adventure, often bringing us intriguing perspectives and views. She created this magical composite image below in New Mexico using her Sony α7R IV and the Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master. Learn more about some of the gear she uses for her Milky Way photographer in her What’s In My Bag article.
Andy Best – @andy_best
Andy Best is a photographer and another member of the Alpha Collective. His passion for photography has led him from one adventure to the next, traveling via van with his family to explore the natural beauty across the world. On his Instagram account you’ll find vast landscapes and stellar astroscapes that are sure to bring more beauty to your feed. He took this shot of the star-filled sky and glowing bioluminescent waters using his Sony α7R IV and the Sony 12-24mm f/4 lens.
Sven Piek – @sven_piek
Sven Piek is a visual content creator based in Switzerland. His Instagram features a mixture of moody lifestyle, astro and landscape photos. He’s traveled to some of the most naturally beautiful places on earth and you should follow him to see some of the killer views he captures. He took this beautiful astro and lighthouse photo using his Sony α7 III. You can learn more about how he used manual focus assist and focus peaking to capture it in his Behind The Shot article.
Chris Olivas – @cholivas
Chris Olivas is an astro, landscape and adventure photographer and videographer. His Instagram account features a ton of mesmerizing astro photos from his ventures into the desert at night. He explores different spots to capture a variety of angles and foreground objects, creating an impressive gallery of images. He took this night adventure shot in Joshua Tree National Park with his Sony α7S II and Sony 70-200mm f/4 G lens. You can learn more about all of the Sony Alpha gear he uses for his photography in his What’s In My Bag article.