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The show where we talk with some of today's most insightful and influential photographers, filmmakers and visual artists about how they do what they do. In the Tech Talk part of each show, we get the inside story straight from experts in the Sony Digital Imaging Group on your questions about cameras, lenses and accessories. We also bring you Do This Now tips that will make an immediate impact on how you create photos and video.

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The show where we talk with some of today's most insightful and influential photographers, filmmakers and visual artists about how they do what they do. In the Tech Talk part of each show, we get the inside story straight from experts in the Sony Digital Imaging Group on your questions about cameras, lenses and accessories. We also bring you Do This Now tips that will make an immediate impact on how you create photos and video.

    Take A Deep Dive Into The New Sony Alpha 7S III | Alpha Universe Podcast

    Take A Deep Dive Into The New Sony Alpha 7S III | Alpha Universe Podcast

    We’re taking deep dive into the new Sony Alpha 7S Mark III with Sony PRO Support National Manager and all-around Sony camera expert, Mike Bubolo. The Alpha 7S III is one of the most highly-anticipated cameras since mirrorless technology took over from DSLRs and it’s been purpose-built for video, hybrid shooting and low light. Alpha Universe editor Christopher Robinson connected with Mike Bubolo over Skype to get the inside story on new camera.

    See more about the Sony A7S III at alphauniverse.com.

    • 31 min
    Sony's Michaela Ion Takes Us Inside The New Sony Alpha Female Plus Grant Program | Alpha Universe Podcast

    Sony's Michaela Ion Takes Us Inside The New Sony Alpha Female Plus Grant Program | Alpha Universe Podcast

    In this Special Episode of the Alpha Universe Podcast, AlphaUniverse.com editor Christopher Robinson connects with Sony's Michaela Ion to discuss the new Sony Alpha Female Plus grant competition.
    Now in its third year, the competition has been renamed Alpha Female Plus. 12 grant winners will each receive more than $8,000 in cash, camera gear and more. Michaela takes us through the program, how to apply and what makes a winning application. 
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    • 24 min
    How Rachel Jones Ross Creates Astral-scapes | Alpha Universe Podcast

    How Rachel Jones Ross Creates Astral-scapes | Alpha Universe Podcast

    AlphaUniverse.com editor Christopher Robinson speaks with astro-photographer Rachel Jones Ross. In Tech Talk, we go through a camera setting that changes the game for photography after dark. And we get some Do This Now tips from Rachel Jones Ross for high-impact astro-landscapes. 

    Rachel also conducts online astrophotography workshops. See more at her website, astralisphotography.com. 

    See more including a step by step guide to setting up Bright Monitoring in the shownotes at AlphaUniverse.com.

    • 30 min
    How A Director Of Photography Is Staying Sharp & Creative During Film & TV Production Shutdowns | Alpha Universe Podcast

    How A Director Of Photography Is Staying Sharp & Creative During Film & TV Production Shutdowns | Alpha Universe Podcast

    In this special episode of the Alpha Universe Podcast, we’re taking a look into the motion picture side of content creation. During the coronavirus shutdowns that have halted film and television production in Southern California, SonyCine.com editor Jeff Berlin interviewed Empire &Snowfall cinematographer Tommy Maddox-Upshaw.

    This is the first time we’ve had an opportunity to feature an interview with a leading Hollywood DP. We get a glimpse into that world during this strange and challenging time.

    • 27 min
    Lensrentals Founder Roger Cicala On What Makes A Great Lens | Alpha Universe Podcast

    Lensrentals Founder Roger Cicala On What Makes A Great Lens | Alpha Universe Podcast

    This Alpha Universe Podcast is all about lenses. AlphaUniverse.com's Christopher Robinson speaks with Lensrentals founder and all around optical mad scientist, Roger Cicala to talk about what makes a great lens and a proper lens review.

    We connect with Sony's El-Deane Naude to get the inside story on what makes a G Master lens a G Master.

    And Roger Cicala comes back to offer up some Do This Now Tips  about how to clean a lens the right way.

    • 35 min
    Guest Host Chris Orwig Talks With Chris Burkard About Life After Coronavirus | Alpha Universe Podcast

    Guest Host Chris Orwig Talks With Chris Burkard About Life After Coronavirus | Alpha Universe Podcast

    On today’s show, guest host Chris Orwig speaks with the incomparable Chris Burkard. Burkard’s images are well known to his 3.6 million Instagram followers, but there’s much more to him than just social media.

    Chris Burkard’s humility, his humanity and his unwavering dedication to his family make him who he is as a photographer and entrepreneur. In the midst of the coronavirus shutdowns, as he saw his business come to a complete and sudden halt, Chris Burkard has been looking to what’s on the ho

    • 1 hr 16 min

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