Many vloggers on YouTube are sharing their photo and video expertise so others can learn from their experience. Below we’ve rounded up a group of Sony photographers and filmmakers who are making videos specifically for other creatives on YouTube. Check out their videos and subscribe to their channels for more resources on best gear to use, tips, tutorials, behind-the-scenes and much more. Subscribe to Sony Alpha Universe on YouTube and enter our subscription sweepstakes for your chance to win a Sony ZV-1 camera. Learn more on how to enter HERE.
We’ve rounded up a group of Sony photographers and filmmakers who are making videos specifically for other creatives on YouTube.
If you’re wanting to improve your photography, the YouTube Channel of Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles is the right place to be. On his channel you’ll find tutorials, behind-the-scenes videos, gear reviews and everything else you need to take your work to the next level. Subscribe to learn more from his expertise, like in the video below where he shows you the basics of lighting your portrait using an ND filter. You can also catch him on the Sony Alpha Universe YouTube Channel, like in this video where he shares his 3 Tips For Shooting Better Videos.
Julia Trotti is a portrait photographer based in Sydney, Australia. On her YouTube Channel you’ll find photography tutorials, photoshoot behind the scenes, camera/lens reviews and comparisons, Lightroom tutorials, Photoshop tutorials and travel vlogs. She films her YouTube videos with the Sony Alpha 7S III and Sony Alpha 7S II, and recently upgraded from the Sony Alpha 7 III to the Sony Alpha 7 IV as her main photography camera. You can learn a lot from what she posts, like in the video below where she shares her camera setup for her Sony Alpha 7 IV. Subscribe to her channel for more photography-related content.
Johnny ‘JHawk’ Hochstetler is a video director and photographer. On his YouTube Channel you’ll see videos where he shares his favorite tech and photography gear, like the Sony Alpha 7 IV in the video below. His most recent videos are shorts providing more information on how he gained over 10K active followers on Instagram, and what you can do to boost your following. Subscribe to his channel for more inside looks at gear and tips for your photography business or brand.
Jason Morris is a cinematographer based in Australia. He posts filmmaker-related content, including behind-the-scenes and gear videos on his YouTube Channel. He typically films commercials with his Sony FX6 but says the Sony Alpha 7 IV is really keeping up with his cinema cameras for when he wants a smaller rig. In this video he shares how he attached the Alpha 7 IV to a rig suited for smaller cameras and used it to film a commercial. Follow him for more on the latest filmmaking gear and how to best utilize it for your work.
Danny Gevirtz is a filmmaker with over 200K subscribers on YouTube. Not only does he post his compelling cinematic videos, he also shares how he uses the Sony FX3 (which he groups with the Sony Alpha 7S III) to achieve his cinematic style like in the video below. Subscribe to his channel for more filmmaker content, behind-the-scenes, creative inspiration, gear reviews and more.
Mark Bone is a film director from Toronto, Canada. On his YouTube Channel he shares his tips and experiences on how to make your films better. He uploads new videos every week showing behind the scenes looks at filmmaking and his newest work. He uses the Sony FX9 for filmmaking and you can follow his channel for more about the gear he uses, tips on getting the best and most compelling footage and how to take your career in film to the next level. Check out his video below for some foundational cinematic principles he applies to his filming to make it better.