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”.
A couple of weeks ago we launched Xperia Photo Academy, a collaboration with some of the world’s top photographers to showcase what you can do armed with the right techniques and an Xperia Z3 smartphone.
Introducing Xperia Photo Academy - 3 professional photographers show what they can do with Xperia Z3
Today we’re announcing a unique collaboration with internationally respected photographers, Greg Funnell, Ben Thomas and J.N. Silva, who have each used our Xperia™ Z3 or Xperia™ Z3 Compact, to photograph a collection of images showcasing their interpretation of ‘greatness’ captured with the smartphone.
Andrew Scriven is a photographer and winner of the Sony World Photography Awards, he’s also an environmentalist, a teacher and an all round good guy. So, when he told us he was off to the arctic to photograph polar bears with, in his words, “just a tent, a camera and a lot of hope,” we […]
Every year, the council in the Spanish town of Buñol dumps 125 tons of tomatoes out of the back of a Lorry into the main square. What ensues is the world’s biggest food fight. Around 22,000 people descended on the town this year, one of whom was world renowned photographer and former Sony World Photography […]
Last month Xperia users were out and about as part of Sony’s #XperiaSpots competition. Originally set up to celebrate the best places in the UK (and across the globe), for taking photos, the resulting shots are a great way highlight the quality of our Xperia smartphone cameras.