Smartphone Photography

Take amazing photos on the hoof: how to capture Chinese New Year photography on your XZ3

It’s official: we’re in the Year of the Pig, and celebrations across the world are well underway. The Chinese New Year begins according to the lunar calendar rather than on January 1, and this year’s Spring Festival ends on February 19 – giving you plenty of chances to snap incredible pictures on your Xperia XZ3. …

Paw-some! How to take purr-fect pictures and Super slow motion video of your pets on your Xperia smartphone

As any pet owner will know, taking pictures and videos of our furry friends is completely irresistible… and guaranteed to get plenty of likes and comments on social media. But capturing paw-sitively incredible shots can be hard! Pets often don’t pay attention to our commands, and sitting still while you find the exact angle is …

What happened when we took the XZ3 to one of the world’s most Christmassy places?

The fun of the festive season doesn’t begin and end on Christmas Day. In fact, the preparation for 25 December is almost as exciting as the day itself. The popularity of Christmas markets, where stalls sell stocking fillers and offer delicious mulled drinks, has blossomed in recent years, and one of the world’s best markets …

How to take amazing Pumpkin photos on your smartphone this Halloween

It’s a well-known fact that Xperia smartphones take scarily good low light photography and video, and there’s no better excuse to take some incredible night-time snaps than Halloween. Whether your scene is lit with ambient light, candle light or even spooky pumpkin light, the XZ2 Premium lets you take amazing pictures that will see you …

What is ISO? And why is the Xperia XZ2 Premium so good at taking low light photography and video?

As Xperia XZ2 Premium owners will know, this is a device that takes incredible low light imagery and video. Even in extreme low light conditions, the Motion EyeTM Dual Camera captures more than the naked eye can see. That’s thanks to its class-leading ISO 51200 sensitivity for low light photography and ISO 12800 for low …

Here’s how to take incredible Bokeh and Monochrome imagery on your Xperia XZ2 Premium

When it comes to taking incredible pictures on your smartphone, there’s no better device than the Xperia XZ2 Premium. Thanks to its Motion EyeTM Dual Camera, it’s possible to capture professional-quality imagery on a device that fits cosily inside your pocket. Everyone knows the XZ2 Premium takes incredible low light photography, but a new firmware …