August 12, 2022

Final Friday marked the seventh annual Sony Alpha Awards, celebrating the spectacular skills of Australian and New Zealand photographers captured on Sony Alpha cameras and lenses. The Alpha Awards aspire to drive creativity, reward professionals and fans alike, and showcase distinctive images work. 

Virtually 4,000 pictures had been submitted by skilled and newbie photographers throughout the 12 classes for the possibility to be recognised for his or her photographic skills. 

Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Sony Alpha Awards, Rainfall in Limbo by Caitlin Eafie. 
 The picture was shot utilizing the Alpha 7 III & 55mm f/1.8 z.

The winners throughout every class had been rigorously chosen by our board panel of judges who’re all acclaimed for his or her physique of labor and expertise. The general Grand Prize winner was judged by Scott Grey, CEO of the World Pictures Organisation. Sony has given away $44,000 AUD value of Sony digicam gear with every class winner receiving AUD $4,000 and the Grand Prize Winner, Caitlin Eafie, taking away AUD $10,000 value Sony digicam gear.  

Jun Yoon, Head of Sony Digital Imaging ANZ has acknowledged, “The imagery we now have loved over the previous 7 years by way of the Alpha Awards, has by no means didn’t impress. It’s all the time a delight to get a glimpse into the artistic minds of Alpha shooters and discover their curiosity of the world by way of the ability of their photographs. Please take the time to have a good time and expertise the pictures from our 2022 class finalists and winners. An enormous congratulations and thanks to all entrants, finalists & winners. Your craft continues to encourage us.”

The winners for the 2022 Sony Alpha Awards embrace: 

Astrophotography

Sony Alpha Awards stars galaxy
Laurie Winter | The Guardian

Metropolis / Road

Sony Alpha Awards night photo
Fabio Capodivento | Foggy Station

Compact

Gabrielle Lui | Bommie

Artistic

Sony Alpha Awards car
Ian Johnstone | Broad Attraction

Editorial

Sony Alpha Awards
Matt Hrkac | Glued On

Panorama

Sony Alpha Awards
Graham Earnshaw | In Search of Gentle

Nature

Sony Alpha Awards nature
Paula Vigus | Gliophorus Lilacipes

Portrait

Sony Alpha Awards
Carole Mills Noronha | Marvel

Seascape

sea ocean sunset
Jingshu Zhu | Starfish

Sport

tennis
Scott Barbour | Matteo Berrettini

Wedding ceremony

wedding
Andrea Stephens | Edible Confetti

All the profitable entries of the seventh annual Sony Alpha Awards may be considered on Sony Scene.