Andrew Whyte’s LEGOgraphy series has won critical acclaim from across the world. It’s blend of charming subjects, creative framing and forced perspective has produced some truly memorable images and brilliantly evokes a sense of “the little guy.” Importantly, it’s also a series that was really only made possible by advances in mobile photography. Andrew carries […]
What does “mobile” mean for photography: Interviews with SWPA Judge Anthony Lepinay and Mobile category winner Turi Calafato
As the dust settles from the Sony World Photography Awards 2015, we wanted to look again at what this year’s new mobile category means for the photography world in the future. Whilst we know that mobile technology is still some way from replicating the image quality of DSLR cameras, we’ve also seen the huge steps […]
Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners revealed for 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition
Winning images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24 April – 10 May Inaugural Mobile Phone Award winner chosen by the public with a staggering 6,718 votes Images available at press.worldphoto.org or Image.net TUESDAY 31st MARCH: The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the world’s biggest photography competition, […]
Back in January the WPO announced that it was launching a brand new category for its 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, a category that we at Sony Mobile were quite excited about – a dedicated award for photography shot on a mobile phone.
You may remember back in August we sent award-winning WPO photographer Myriam Meloni to capture some of the scenes at Spain’s renowned food festival, La Tomatina.
For all you budding smartphone photographers there’s some big news today from the Sony World Photography Awards, in the form of a new awards category dedicated to mobile phone photography. If you want to enter, you have one month from today to submit your best image in response to this brief: You get out of […]
Yesterday we released the third instalment of pro photo tips from Xperia Photo Academy via our Xperia Facebook page. Our first two tutorials offered expertise in perfecting contrast photography, thanks to J.N. Silva, and manipulating perspective, with tips coming from Ben Thomas. This week, we’re looking at low-light tips and tricks from travel, lifestyle and […]
As autumn comes to a close and winter begins to take hold, Europe’s cityscapes undergo a profound change. The bright colours and low suns give way as the nights close in and cities take on a more brooding atmosphere. It’s a beautiful transition, but one that can be challenging to capture, both for the photographer […]
Every year the sleepy neighbourhood of Gracia in Barcelona becomes the scene for one of the most extraordinary street parties on earth. The wild combination of rock concert and art exhibition attracts in excess of 1.5 million people annually in what the lonely planet travel guide describes as an “explosion of creativity”.