The #SonyRXMoments challenge is back! AlphaUniverse.com and the @SonyAlpha Instagram page want to see your best photos taken with a Sony RX camera. Throughout June, we’ll be looking for photos tagged with #SonyRXMoments and every week @SonyAlpha will feature images that have been submitted with that hashtag. At the end of the month, we’ll showcase all of the featured images here on AlphaUniverse.com. Here are last year's top submissions.
Photo by Brian Maloney @roddypittman
Sunrise at Horseshoe Bend, Page, Arizona. Sony RX100 II, 1/60th sec, 13.9mm (37mm in 35mm), ISO 160.
"What I like best about the RX100 II is that it’s small size means that it’s always in my pocket. I’m constantly amazed at the quality and dynamic range of the RX100 II files for a camera so small. When my main camera, the α7 II, is set up on a tripod and I’m waiting, for say, a sunrise or a sunset, it’s really nice to have the RX100 II in my pocket for those “in between” shots, which are frequently some of my favorites." -Brian Maloney
Photo by Sean Gravem @decompresean
Monterey Bay, California. Sony RX100 V. 1/800-sec., f/2.8, ISO 400.
"This image was shot before sunrise on the Monterey Bay in California with the Sony RX100 V. As the horizon started to glow orange the wave grabbed the first light of the day and wrapped it around the inside of the lip as it barreled.
"The RX100 V is the perfect camera for wave photography. The crazy 24fps, the insanely fast AF, and all that at 20mp. The image quality is amazing at these specs. I love shooting in low light, before sunrise, and the ability to shoot RAW files at 24fps in Manual is huge. The slomo video mode at 960fps is mind boggling and the continuous AF is insane; use it!" -Sean Gravem
Photo by Daniel Piraino @danielpiraino
Northern Exuma Cays, Bahamas. Sony RX100 II. 1/640-sec., f/4.0, ISO 160
"As a pilot, I always keep the camera handy and the RX100 II shines in that department as it has become almost a secondary cellphone for me, in a way. I always try to keep it in the landscape mode and I always include as part of my pre-flight! I use two Sonys for most of my aerial stuff: An α6000 & my trusty little RX100 II." -Daniel Piraino
Cory Spano @coryspano
Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee. Sony RX100 III. 1/80-sec., f/2.8, ISO 125.
"When watching the sunset, always turn around and look behind you because you never know what you may find!
"I absolutely love the quality of images my Sony RX100 III produces in such a small package! The sensor provides impressive dynamic range when taking those golden hour photos that I love. This camera is absolutely perfect for backpacking trips where you want minimum size and weight, but maximum quality photos!" -Cory Spano