These Photos From The Sony Alpha Awards Are HNNNNNNNG

Image: Ilan Wittenberg

Every year Sony runs their Alpha Awards competition, which highlights the best images taken with Sony Alpha cameras and lenses across Australia and New Zealand. This year saw some ridiculously stunning entrants across all eight categories.

Here are the winning photographs, and because we know you love details, we've included the shot specs too.


Landscape

Image: Grant Galbraith/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: grant Galbraith

  • Camera: α7R
  • Lens: SEL2470Z
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • F-Stop: f/7.1
  • Exposure: 1/6s
  • ISO: 100

You can view all of the landscape finalist images here.


Macro

Image: Chris Cope/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Chris Cope

  • Camera: α7RII
  • Lens: SEL90M28
  • Focal length: 90mm
  • F-Stop: f/2.8
  • Exposure: 1/100s
  • ISO: 100

You can view all of the macro finalists here.


Sports

Image: Kian Bullock/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Kian Bullock

  • Camera: αRII
  • Lens: SEL35F28Z
  • Focal length: 35mm
  • F-Stop: f/9.5
  • Exposure: 1/750s
  • ISO: 125

You can view all of the sports finalist images here.


Editorial

Image: David Sickerdick/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: David Sickerdick

  • Camera: α7RII
  • Lens: SEL1635Z
  • Focal length: 35mm
  • F-Stop: f/8
  • Exposure: 1/200s
  • ISO: 100

You can view all of the editorial finalist images here.


Nature

Image: Robyn Waterhouse/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Robyn Waterhouse

  • Camera: α6000
  • Lens: SEL55210
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • F-Stop: f/5.6
  • Exposure: 1/1250s
  • ISO: 100

You can view all of the nature finalist images here.


Abstract

Image: Jingshu Zhu/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Jingshu Zhu

  • Camera: α7RII
  • Lens: SEL70200G
  • Focal length: 200mm
  • F-Stop: f/11
  • Exposure: 1/125s
  • ISO: 1250

You can view all of the abstract finalist images here.


Youth

Image: Keeley Watson/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Keeley Watson

  • Camera: α6300
  • Lens: SEL18135
  • Focal length: 18mm
  • F-Stop: f/6.3
  • Exposure: 1/80s
  • ISO: 3200

You can view all of the youth finalist images here.


Portrait

As well as winning the portrait category, Wittenberg also took out the grand prize for the competition.

Image: Ilan Wittenberg/Sony Alpha Awards

Winner: Ilan Wittenberg

  • Camera: α7RIII
  • Lens: SEL24105G
  • Focal length: 68mm
  • F-Stop: f/6.3
  • Exposure: 1/160s
  • ISO: 100

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