Creating a professional portrait requires mastery of all parts of the craft – the gear, the posing, the connection with your subject – all of it matters. This week we’re featuring a group of Sony photographers who are going far beyond selfies or snapshots on Instagram. These photographers have mastered the art of creating outstanding pro-level portraits and are sharing them on their accounts. Give them a follow and then tag your own Sony shots with #BeAlpha, and follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of creative inspiration. You could be featured on AlphaUniverse.com!
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.
Kesha Lambert – @keshalambert
Kesha Lambert is an international wedding and portrait photographer and speaker based in New York. The Sony Artisan’s Instagram account boasts gorgeous portrait images featuring everything from high bridal fashion to intimate engagement shoots. You can catch Kesha in action creating portraits in the “Hunters Of Light” video featuring the new Sony Alpha 1. Give her account a follow for more stunning portrait shots in your feed.
Miguel Quiles – @miguelquilesjr
Miguel Quiles is a professional photographer based in New Jersey whose portrait techniques have made him one of the most in-demand photographers in the field and a popular YouTube instructor. The Sony Artisan’s pro-level portraits are featured throughout his Instagram account, like the one below he took using his Sony α7R IV and Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master lens. Learn more about some of his favorite lenses for portraits here, and how he connects with his subjects to create dynamic portraits here. You can also see how he uses the Sony Xperia PRO to live stream, file transfer and as an external monitor in these tutorial videos.
Jermaine Horton – @jermainehortonphotography
Jermaine Horton is a portrait, wedding and sports photographer based in Chicago. He’s also a Sony Artisan and through his work he’s passionate about authentically telling his clients’ stories. He uses the power of portraits to give people a voice, and you can learn more about how he does it here. He took the portrait below using his Sony α7R IV. Learn more about the Sony Alpha gear he uses for his work in his recently updated What’s In My Bag article.
Scott Robert Lim – @scottrobertlim
Scott Robert Lim is a professional photographer and Sony Artisan. He’s a teacher and mentor to many creatives, and his Instagram account gives us an inside look at just how good he is at what he does. Want to learn more about how he creates his pro-level portraiture? Check out the next class in his Master Photography Series. Learn more about this event and others on the Alpha Universe calendar. He took the stunning shot below using his Sony α7R III and Sony 55mm f/1.8 lens.
Robert Evans – @robertevans
Robert Evans is a Sony Artisan and photographer and videographer of weddings, portraits, and people. His compelling images stand out from the ordinary portraiture, and he uses some a top-notch Sony Alpha kit to get the job done. Learn more about the gear he uses to capture each person and part of the wedding day in his five-part ultimate wedding photography guide. Part 1: Getting Ready, Part 2: Family & Bridal Party Portraits, Part 3: Newlywed Portraits, Part 4: The Ceremony, and Part 5: The Reception.