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Sony photo walk guides

These photo walk guides on Sony's Alpha Universe site are pretty cool; they're nicely organized guides to good photo opportunities in several major cities.  Attaching one example; check em out!

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ando by Community Manager
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Best Way to Build Portfolio?

Hello Alpha Family,These days I hear a lot of Photographers advise new Photographers to not work for free, but how will they build their portfolio?When I first started, I did a bunch of TFP and did some second shooters on events and weddings to build...

feedback on editing

hi. I'm looking for feedback /critique on the editing of this photo. ThanksChristmas Revisits

U-M-A by Member
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What's your favorite lens??

Hello Alpha Family,What is your favorite lens and do you still own it?My favorite lens off all time has to be FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS (SEL90M28G) it's the sharpest and most fun to shot with, I had it back in 2017 with Alpha 6000 (a6000) and it was a...

Which is more Fun, Paid or Unpaid Photography

Even after more than a decade of all kinds of Photo sessions, gaping the camera and doing some macro shots in the backyard or go to the park and shoot some squirrels and birds is more fun to do.Do you prefer doing paid work or unpaid?

Street stories unfolded

Hello Sony community, my name is Mohamed Osam and I am a documentary photographer and filmmaker, based in Cairo, Egypt. With a passion for capturing the raw and candid moments of everyday life through my lens. As a street photographer, I am constantl...

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My key Tips for Mastering Street Photography

Street photography is a unique and challenging genre that requires a different set of skills than other types of photography. In this post, I'd like to share some lessons I've learned from my experience with street photography and how to approach peo...

Give yourself a project

When I was starting out in photography I would go brave the cold of an icy winter to get a fun photo in the snow, I would read blogs about photography daily and go to strobist meetups to practice my off-camera lighting. I would take my camera everywh...

Jayceg by Newbie
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Working people

My sony A7iii just arrived and had to go out to test it out. This camera is fantastic compared to my previous a6300 camera. I'm amazed when i can take some photos of people who do their jobs so wholehearthedly. Who else loves to shoot working people ...

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Csanád by Member
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I Chose this Focus

For some reason I was drawn to focus on the towers about a mile away as they stand looking over downtown like giants. Would you have followed that muse? Or would you have tightened the aperture, or maybe focused on the people? 

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GigaBrent by Mover & Shaker
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Prime Lenses

Lately as a discipline I have been working as much as possible with Prime Lenses. Working with primes forces you to develop a style and look to your images. I love the 24mm 1.4 Gmaster and the 135mm 1.8 Gmaster, and I know it is quit a stretch from 2...

IraBlock by Prime Creator
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Grain, hate it or embrace it!

This is a discussion I've had with some of my staff photographers. I always find it fun to hear the arguments of such divisive topic.The question that I've asked them was: Would you capture a soft image to avoid grain, of embrace the grain and get a ...

LensBrew by Prime Creator
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Resolved! What lens do I get!? Photography newbie

As you know, G Master lenses are a hefty investment. I have an A7C with a 28/60mm lens, but I see pictures on here taken with the G Master 16/35mm and 100/400mm that blow my mind - as an amateur, I'm worried I'll spend too much on the wrong lens (loo...