photography

Have you taken incredible photography with your Xperia smartphone? Find out about our monthly challenge here!

Whether you’re a long-time Xperia smartphone owner or you unwrapped a shiny new XZ3 or XZ2 Premium this Christmas, you’ll know that these devices allow you to take incredible imagery. The XZ3’s Motion EyeTM camera means you’re able to capture high quality photos that will make you the envy of your Instagram followers, while we’ve …

How to take better photos of fireworks

Back in September we came across these spectacular shots of Hanabi, Japan’s summer-long fireworks festival. Suitably impressed, we got in touch with photographer Keisuke Nakazawa to see how his expertise could help smartphone photographers up their own firework photography game. Keisuke grabbed the Xperia XZ1 (packed with all the latest Sony camera innovations) and headed …

How to take better low light photography at live music shows

Scrolling through the album app on your phone after a mind-blowing gig usually leads to disappointment. Plenty of movement and low light levels often combine to make capturing decent pictures of your favourite band tougher than you would expect. We asked professional live music photographer Abi Raymaker, who has snapped musicians all over the globe, …

World’s most photographed landmarks revealed; but we’re starting to tire of identical Instagrams

New pan-global* research released today by Sony Mobile has revealed the top 30 most photographed landmarks worldwide – a list topped by The Eiffel Tower and including Alhambra, The Colosseum, The Burj Khalifa and Big Ben. The #XperiaNewPerspectives research revealed that more than half of the Top 30 landmarks are shot from the same three …

#MissNothing – VuTheara Kham

It’s the fourth and final installment of our interviews with the creatives involved in the #MissNothing campaign. French photographer VuTheara Kham contributed some incredible photos to the project and so we spent some time getting to know her, her work and her involvement in the campaign. Who are you, where have you been and where …

#MissNothing – Paco De Los Monteros

We’re constantly amazed by what people achieve with our smartphones. We love to see creativity overflowing as individuals take technological innovations like the Predictive Hybrid Autofocus in our Xperia X and use them to capture unique and powerful imagery. This week we’re speaking to Paco De Los Monteros to find out about what part he played in …

Festival Photography Guide

  Planning to head to a festival this year? Trying to decide which camera equipment to take? Don’t worry about it – with our Festival Photography Guide, your smartphone is all you’ll need. Smartphones are the perfect equipment for the festival season and the quality camera on your Xperia X, in particular, will allow you …