Take inspiring photos with Xperia

We’ve teamed up with professional photographers to show you how to capture all kinds of high precision shots on your Xperia smartphone.

Be your best with Photography Pro

Master the art of photography using controls found on Sony’s Alpha cameras. Easily select the right settings for your shot including shooting mode, focal length, shutter speed, ISO, and exposure.

Xperia display showing Photography Pro UI with an image of a female model posing on a city rooftop.
Xperia 1 III | Speed and beyond
Photographer Kazushi Momoi taking a shot with a Sony Alpha series camera with long lens.
Meet Kazushi Momoi

For over 30 years, freelance photographer Kazushi has been capturing portraits of people from all over the world. He has also written various books on cameras and helped develop Sony’s first Alpha 100 camera and its technical guide. An Alpha camera lecturer and photo exhibitor, Kazushi is a portrait photography specialist with vast experience of Sony technology.

© Kazushi Momoi. All images captured by professional photographer Kazushi Momoi. All images taken with Xperia 1 III.

A truly pocketable Alpha

When he’s not using his Alpha interchangeable lens camera, Kazushi Momoi believes the Xperia 1 III is the perfect stand-in. Find out why in this video.

Portrait of photographer Jean Fruth
Meet Jean Fruth

One of baseball’s preeminent photographers, Jean started out covering Bay Area sports before becoming the travelling photographer for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and their partner, La Vida Baseball. Her non-profit organisation, Grassroots Baseball, celebrates and promotes the amateur game around the globe. Her book, Grassroots Baseball: Where Legends Begin, was released in June 2019.

© Jean Fruth. All images captured by professional photographer Jean Fruth. All images taken with Xperia 1 III.

Portrait of photographer Steven Irby
Meet Steven Irby

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, Steven John Irby – AKA Steve Sweatpants – is a street photographer, creative consultant, aspiring director, and more. He is the co-founder and director of Street Dreams magazine and has provided work for clients including Sony, Nike, Cartier, and The New Yorker. In 2020, he was honoured by the city of New York for his services to the arts and his local community.

© Steven Irby. All images captured by professional photographer Steven Irby. All images taken with Xperia 1 III.

Discover why sports and street photographers choose Xperia 

In this video, Jean Fruth and Steven Irby explain how the Xperia 1 III has the speed they need to capture unmissable moments.

Portrait of photographer Weimin Chu
Meet Weimin Chu

Weimin Chu, known as Thomas Chu, is an award-winning landscape photographer based in Chongqing, China. Focusing on remote landscapes and the people who live there, his work has taken him all over the world, including Greenland, Pakistan and South America. He won the grand prize in the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo contest and was listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 China 2019.

© Weimin Chu. All images captured by professional photographer Weimin Chu. All images taken with Xperia 1 III.

A perfect option for landscape photography 

Discover why Weimin Chu believes the Xperia 1 III is an invaluable tool when shooting in remote locations and challenging environments.

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Long range shot of mother and child in bright coloured jackets on a stone path through a dense forest.
Ippei & Janine 

Ippei & Janine are a Tokyo-based photographer couple, known for their natural and emotive outdoor lifestyle images and family photography.

Hsiang Li (Rookie)

Now a photographer with Sony Taiwan, Hsiang Li (Rookie) started out recording the people and scenes he encountered during his working day as a postman. 

View along a long straight road, with fields on either side and the sea in the distance.
Close-up of a solitary yellow and red tulip, surrounded by red tulips
Albert Dros

A landscape photographer from the Netherlands, Albert is an official Sony Ambassador of Imaging whose work has featured in TIME, National Geographic and Adobe.

Xperia 1 II | Built for speed
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Meet Nick Didlick

A professional photographer for over 40 years, Nick has captured the Olympics, the Stanley Cup Finals, the Super Bowl and many other events in more than 60 countries. Renowned for sports photography, he is a Reuters Journalist of the Year and winner of the National News Paper Award, as well as being twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

© Nick Didlick. All images captured by professional photographer Nick Didlick. All images taken with Xperia 1 II.

Bringing action to life with Nick Didlick and Xperia

In this video, Nick talks about the fast shooting features of the Xperia 1 II and how he uses them to capture the beauty of movement.

Photo of Ira Block
Meet Ira Block

For more than 40 years, landscape photographer Ira has travelled around the world with National Geographic and produced over 30 stories while leading expeditions across 10 countries. From Siberia to Asia, South America to the Arctic, his lens has captured amazing landscapes. Around 350,000 follow him on Instagram.

© Ira Block. All images captured by professional photographer Ira Block. All images taken with Xperia 1 II. 

Mastering landscapes with Ira Block and Xperia 

In this video, Ira highlights some of the advanced photo features of the Xperia 1 II that help him capture the wonder of cities and nature.

Picture of Kazushi Momoi
Meet Kazushi Momoi

For over 30 years, freelance photographer Kazushi has been capturing portraits of people from all over the world. He has also written various books on cameras and helped develop Sony’s first Alpha 100 camera and its technical guide. An Alpha camera lecturer and photo exhibitor, Kazushi is a portrait photography specialist with vast experience of Sony technology.

© Kazushi Momoi. All images captured by professional photographer Kazushi Momoi. All images taken with Xperia 1 II.

Catching the moment with Kazushi Momoi and Xperia 

In this video, Kazushi talks about using the advanced photo features of the Xperia 1 II such as Eye AF and 20fps continuous burst shooting to take striking portraits.

Photo of Akiyo Ogawa
Meet Akiyo Ogawa

A popular pet photographer with a wide variety of animal qualifications, Akiyo has photographed over 30,000 pets to date. She has also taught Alpha photography classes, hosted countless of her own photo activities in Japan and been commissioned to provide photos for pet calendars, postcards and catalogues.

© Akiyo Ogawa. All images captured by professional photographer Akiyo Ogawa. All images taken with Xperia 1 II.

Capturing expressions with animal Eye AF and 20fps continuous burst shooting 

In this video, Akiyo explains why she recommends Xperia 1 II to all pet owners.

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Street scene in shadow
Billy Ha 

Born in Hong Kong and raised in the USA, Billy focuses on telling stories with each photo and enjoys exploring different compositions and perspectives in his work.

Tobias Hägg

Tobias Hägg (Airpixels on social media) is a Swedish photographer and videographer with a passion for landscape, adventure and the great outdoors.

A small tree in the snow with the morning sun behind
Trees and mountains reflected in a lake.
Tiffany Nguyen

An adventure travel photographer from Southern California, Tiffany finds inspiration in exploring new places and experiencing unfamiliar cultures.

Xperia 1 II | Built for speed
Xperia 5 II | Built for speed, made compact
Portrait of Ippei & Janine at waterside location
Meet Ippei & Janine

Ippei & Janine are a Tokyo-based photographer couple specialising in cinematic style photography, creating natural and emotive outdoor lifestyle images, as well as photographing directly for couples and families. Their photography has been published in dozens of global media publications and countless advertising campaigns.

© Ippei & Janine Photography. All images captured by professional photographers Ippei & Janine. All images taken with Xperia 5 II.

Discover why family photographers choose Xperia 

Find out why Ippei & Janine recommend Xperia for taking spontaneous family photos full of energy and expression.

Watch this video for more tips on photographing children 

Learn how to take natural and engaging shots of your children, from ensuring they’re unaware of the camera to shooting the same scene from a range of different perspectives.

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View of the sky with two buildings on either side, taken from below
Crissibeth Cooper 

New Yorker Crissibeth’s creative photography is characterised by striking, precisely-composed images, often inspired by architecture and cityscapes. 

Laurent Derossi

Based in Paris, Laurent Derossi is an accomplished urban and travel photographer with a particular passion for the city he calls home.

Parisian street with a moped on and a puddle
Xperia 5 II | Built for speed, made compact