There is no school like YouTube University. You can learn pretty much anything you need to know in minutes. What’s more, it is a fantastic way to connect with other artists and creators. So today we're going down the rabbit hole with these Sony shooters on YouTube as they vlog, teach, create, and inspire others to be artistic and innovative. We've gathered a list of photographers and YouTubers with expertise across a wide array of genres for you to check out. If you’re looking for new creatives to learn from, to learn a new skill, or to push yourself out of your photographic comfort zone – these videos are for you! And there are more videos for you on the Sony Alpha Universe YouTube Channel, so be sure to subscribe so you never miss a video.
There are a myriad of Sony shooters on YouTube vlogging, teaching, creating and all around inspiring others to be artistic and innovative in their visuals.
Holly Rose Stones is a British photographer and artist working primarily in self portraiture, set design and prop making. Using her Sony Alpha 7 IV, Holly’s work explores mental health, personal stories, human interaction, and challenges her introspective view of the self and female form. Her latest project ‘The Colour Project’ explores surreal, bold and monochromatic worlds. She is using one color at a time to make a series of props and sets, using the ideas from her dreams to create the self portraits series. On her YouTube channel she documents her life and her “Wonky Studio,” sharing updates, BTS of shoots, and tips for becoming the creative you’d like to be. This video offers ways you can overcome self-doubt and hone in on your artistic style.
Maciej Suwalowski is the man behind the Magic Wedding Photographer YouTube Channel. He’s a wedding photographer and educator based in Warsaw, Poland. He shares videos about wedding photography, Sony cameras and lenses, workflow, tech talk and more. The video below he talks through how his first year has been shooting weddings with the Sony Alpha 7R V. Suwalowski also shares what other gear he uses for his work: the Sony Alpha 1, Sony Alpha 7 IV, Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master, Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master, Sony 50mm f/1.2 G Master and Sony 85mm f/1.4 G Master.
Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles is a Florida-based commercial portrait photographer. He's taught on a variety of platforms including Adorama TV & Creative Live, and has appeared at major photography conferences such as WPPI, Shutterfest, Imaging USA, PPE, and many others. Miguel’s YouTube channel is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in improving their portraiture and studio work. In the video below, he breaks down how he creates consistent flash lighting in all your shots. In this video, he’s shooting with the Sony Alpha 7 IV and the Sony 85mm f/1.8.
Is an Australia-based content creator with years of experience producing content and video for various sports clubs, leagues and more. He founded Beyond the Game, a source of inspiring and educational sports videography content for emerging creators. The goal through his YouTube Channel is to provide viewers with all the guidance and tools they need to tell their own sports stories. Check out his post below where he reviews the Sony Alpha 6400 for sports videography and subscribe to his channel for weekly posts with more information on how to shoot sports videos.
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. But in the video below, he’s testing out the Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II for bird photography. Watch to see what he thinks of the lens and what images he made.