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Venture Into The Desert This Instagram Follow Friday

Jess Santos (@missjessbess) Sony α7R II. Sony 16-35mm f/4

Dunes, cacti, pyramids and more. This week we’re featuring a group of Sony photographers who have ventured into the arid environment of the desert to capture magnificent landscapes. See the shots they took below using their Sony Alpha cameras and lenses and give them a follow for more. If you want the chance for your account to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, make sure you tag your Sony photography posts with #BeAlpha. And don’t forget to follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of Sony photo inspiration.

Tag your Sony photos with #BeAlpha for the chance to be featured on AlphaUniverse.com, and follow @sonyalpha for your daily dose of creative inspiration.

Jess Santos – @missjessbess

Jess is a member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective. In her Instagram bio she declares herself a wanderer, adventurer and stargazer, and the photos on her account provide proof that these are all very true. As you scroll you'll see breathtaking scenes from both day and night. She took the desert landscape shot below using her Sony α7R III and Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master lens. Give her a follow for more beautiful landscapes and astroscapes in your feed, and learn more about how she does it in her article, 6 Tips To Get Started With Astrophotography.

Erin Sullivan – @erinoutdoors

Erin is a Sony photographer and another member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective. She travels all over the world to learn and share about the places she visits. The captions on her Instagram are thoughtful, sharing a piece of her perspective with each photo. Hear more of her insightful thoughts in her TED Salon video that aims to answer the question, “Why are we taking photos in the first place?” Give her account a follow for more photos and stories from around the world – like her shot below from the Sossusvlei Dunes of the Namib Desert in Namibia taken with her Sony α7R II with a Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 G Master.

Ben & Jozette – @jozettethevan

Ben is a, “French guy traveling from Alaska to Panama in a VW bus turned into a DIY tiny home,” and Jozette is the VW bus. As Ben road trips his way around, he captures the sights using his Sony camera and lens. In addition to posting these landscapes to his account, he posts a ton of photos and videos to his Instagram stories, giving a behind-the-scenes look at life on the road. He took this shot below in Baja California, Mexico with his Sony α6500 and Sony 18-135mm f/f/3.5-5.6 lens.

Phillip Silverstein – @pgsilver

Phillip is a Sony photographer who travels around the world capturing the beauty, essence and marvel of nature. You’ll find plenty of colorful landscape shots throughout his account. He took the one below in Giza, Egypt with his Sony α7R III and gives the photography advice to, “trust in the process, believe and receive and just be present – because things are going to happen how they were supposed to happen regardless of how you feel.”

Joey Taylor – @joeytaylorphotography

Joey is a Sony photographer based in San Diego, CA. Beautiful coastal landscapes, striking desert astroscapes, underwater shots and shots from high above in the air – his account features a variety of nature glamour shots. He captured the photo below using his Sony α7S II and Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master while glamping in Joshua National Tree Park.

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