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See How These Photographers Capture The Wild World Of Wildlife

As spring begins to show signs of approaching, we are all chomping at the bit to get outside and get shooting. And with flowers starting to bloom and critters emerging, we are looking forward to photographing wildlife in the next few weeks! From long lens work to close-up macro images, nature and wildlife photo opportunities are endless. See how these Sony shooters make the most of their time in nature, make stunning images of wildlife, and use their Sony gear in the field. And for even more information and inspiration, be sure to subscribe to the Sony Alpha Universe YouTube Channel.

As spring begins to show signs of approaching, we are all chomping at the bit to get outside and get shooting. From long lens work to close-up macro images, nature and wildlife photo opportunities are endless.

Olle Nilsson

Olle Nilsson is a Swedish nature and wildlife photographer. His YouTube Channel goes behind-the-scenes of his outdoor photography adventures, giving an inside look at how he photographs nature and wildlife. His preferred combination is the Sony Alpha 7 IV and Sony 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G, allowing him to get up close to nature and wildlife without disturbing their natural habitat. Watch him talk about why this is his most-used lens in the video below.

Bayou Josh

Josh is a hobbyist bird and wildlife photographer originally from Louisiana and currently living in Idaho. His YouTube Channel explores not just the challenges, gear or techniques, but the complete journey of wildlife photography, his lifelong hobby. His go-to kit is the Sony Alpha 1 and Sony Alpha 7 IV along with the Sony 600mm f/4 G Master and the Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 G Master. In  the video below he breaks down the “Best on Camera Shotgun Microphone” – the Sony ECM-B10!

Mark Smith

Wildlife photographer Mark Smith created his YouTube channel as a place for his audience to sit back, relax, and enjoy nature adventures from the comfort of their home. Mark wants his viewers to see the world in a new way by telling a story from the animal's point of view highlighting photography tips, tricks, and wildlife conservation all while pulling you in for a much closer look at the amazing world around us. Mark has been a Sony shooter for many years and in the video below, he breaks down his favorite wildlife lens: the Sony 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G lens!

Stefano Ianiro

Stefano Ianiro is a wildlife enthusiast who is sharing his photography adventures in nature through his YouTube Channel. His videos are a great place to experience wildlife and learn a bit about photography along the way. In the video below, Ianiro shares his five most-used custom button functions and where they are located on his Sony Alpha 7 III and Sony 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G.

Wild Woman Bushcraft

Vanessa Blank is a German wildlife photographer with two YouTube channels, this one, Wild Women Bushcraft is her English-speaking channel. On it, Blank shares tons of information on bushcraft, survival, nature and botany. 

Ryuta Ogawa

Ryuta Ogawa is an underwater wildlife photographer based in Japan. He has always wanted to be a wildlife photographer and his goal is “to photograph various marine creatures around the world, and hope to spread the beauty of the underwater world to more people” To achieve this mission, he shares POV videos of his wildlife adventures on YouTube. We love this underwater POV below. Ogawa’s main cameras are the Sony Alpha 7 III and the Sony Alpha 6000.

BONUS! Melissa Groo on Sony Alpha Universe

This recently published video on the Sony Alpha Universe Channel features top wildlife photographer Melissa Groo and what her go-to gear is. Groo is a world-renowned bird photographer who contributes to Audubon Magazine, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and more. Watch below and see why she chose the Sony Alpha 1 and which lenses she uses to photograph birds.

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