It’s hard to quantify how much the development of the smartphone camera has affected the world of photography. What differences has it made to how we create? How has it affected the images we produce? One of the biggest changes is where, once, the photographer worked in a certain level of isolation, now via social media, the device […]
It’s easy to forget how powerful a smartphone is as you quickly slip it into your pocket or when you’re holding it easily in one hand. That changes when you see your smartphone blown up full screen on the big TV in your living room. MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) allows you to connect your Xperia […]
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 […]
This weekend (June 13th & 14th), Sony Mobile embarks on an ambitious global digital project to take a snapshot of the world through the eyes of Xperia smartphones. 48 Instagrammers, in 48 iconic cities across the globe, have been tasked to share the extraordinary moments they are able to capture with their Xperia over the […]
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 […]
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’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 […]
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 […]