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Infographic: How fast is 0.03 seconds?

Infographic: How fast is 0.03 seconds?

Smartphone photography, as other posts here over the last few days have proved, is becoming an art form in its own right. Mobile cameras let photographers create images with a real sense of narrative without affecting the scene they are capturing in the way a larger camera would. These images rely heavily on capturing an exact […]

48 hours. 48 cities. 48 Xperia winners!

48 hours. 48 cities. 48 Xperia winners!

On 13-14 June, thousands of Xperia fans around the world captured their adventures and experiences over 48 amazing hours for our latest competition. See some of their incredible Instagram shots in this video: Congratulations to merihariantisasi from Jakarta; our overall winner who impressed our panel of judges, including guest judge Melanie Philippe from the World […]

Around the World at Sunrise, with Xperia M4 Aqua

Around the World at Sunrise, with Xperia M4 Aqua

Today we’re excited to unveil a new collaboration with a selection of prominent photographers from each and every corner of the world, to mark the launch of our new “super mid-range” smartphone, Xperia M4 Aqua. Around the world at sunrise on Tuesday 26th May 2015, our team of eight professional photographers used Xperia M4 Aqua […]

Lucinda Grange on smartphone & DSLR photography

Lucinda Grange on smartphone & DSLR photography

You may remember a few months back, we caught up with full-time photographer and part-time explorer Lucinda Grange to discuss what she does with her Xperia Z3 Compact. Well, we tracked her down again, lecturing at a photography school no less, to ask her about some of the differences between DSLR and smartphone photography. _____ […]

Andrew Whyte, Xperia Z3 Compact & the adventures of the LEGOgrapher

Andrew Whyte, Xperia Z3 Compact & the adventures of the LEGOgrapher

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

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 […]