The Sony Alpha Art House exhibition is one of the largest showcases of Sony photography ever presented in Australia, demonstrating the incredible power and performance of Sony’s award-winning line-up of mirrorless cameras.
Coinciding with the launch of the brand new Alpha α6300 camera and G Master Brand of lenses released this month, The Sony Alpha Art House exhibition will showcase winning entries from the Alpha Art House competition, along with portraits of Australian personalitiesshot by Sony’s elite team of professional Alpha Ambassador Photographers.
One of the Sony Alpha ambassadors showcasing portrait photos in the exhibition is Ta-Ku. Ta-Ku has photographed numerous celebrities including Jaden Smith and Questlove from The Roots. As part of the Alpha Art House project he photographed portraits of musicians including Wafia, Joyride, Nina Las Vegas, as well as Dan Hong, Executive Chef of Ms.G’s, El Loco and Mr Wong.
Categories for the Alpha Art House competition include Abstract, Editorial, Landscape, Macro, Nature, Portrait, Sports and Street. With a vast array of stunning, colourful and high detailed photos ranging from an intricate spiders web covered in rain drops to a cross country cyclist cycling in the New Zealand country side to a family of four riding a motorbike in a busy street, it was hard to pick a winner out of the three finalists in each category. Winners were crowned in each category including:
Abstract: The Spiral Stairway by Henry Krisdani: A700, A 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Zeiss, ©Sony Alpha Art House
Landscape: Path to Path by Wai Cheong Andy Chan: A7R, E 16-35mm f/4.0 Zeiss, ©Sony Alpha Art House
Macro: Chasing That Elusive Drop by Thomas Su: A7RM2, E 90mm f/2.8 G ©Sony Alpha Art House
Nature: Hey, Let Go of My Tail by Jim Wilson: A900, A 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G ©Sony Alpha Art House
Portrait: Troubled Youth by Matija Smojver: A7M2, E 24-70mm f/4.0 Zeiss ©Sony Alpha Art House
Sports: New Zealand Rollercoaster by Chris Benny: A7RM2, E 35mm f/2.8 Zeiss ©Sony Alpha Art House
Street: Thailand Mini Van by Dylan Giannakopoulos: A7M2, E 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss ©Sony Alpha Art House
The winner of both the Editorial category and the overall grand prize winner was (drum roll please) ‘I am on the wrong side of a parallel universe ‘ by Kohei Ueno: A5000, E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6, ©Sony Alpha Art House
The wide variety of the photographic categories and the brilliance of each of the photos in each of the categories clearly demonstrated the incredible capacity, function and performance of Sony’s line-up of cameras and lenses. A huge congrats to the runners up and winners of each category and a massive congrats to the over all winner!
Check out The Sony Alpha Art House exhibition at King George’s Square in Brisbane (17-23 March) and Federation Square in Melbourne (4-10 April).
Overall winning photo below:
‘I am on the wrong side of a parallel universe ‘ by Kohei Ueno: A5000, E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6, ©Sony Alpha Art House