“The Land of the Maasai” by Chris Schmid

Sony Global Imaging Ambassador Chris Schmid came back from the Kenyan national reserve, Maasai Mara, with images and his second "Off the Beaten Track" episode. He depicts Maasai's exceptional population of big cats, zebras, and other wildlife. Unfortunately, the population is not what it used to be due to poaching and human encroachment on the habitat. Chris was aided by a Maasai guide to help track the animals and answer how Kenya is protecting its wildlife.

#FutureofCities: Behind the Scenes

Presented by Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors (SGIA), in collaboration with Panos Pictures In this seven month project, 15 ambassador photographers documented cities across the world to produce this important insight into the future of our cities.


Building on the notion that 75% of the world’s population could be living in cities by the middle of the 21st century, each photographer has attempted to address varying issues, developments and challenges now affecting cities globally and where possible, has documented innovative solutions being devised to accommodate the ever growing urban populations.
The wide net of participating photographers was led by Panos Pictures who present this behind the scenes look at some of the stories.


The project featured work by Panos photographers Brian Sokol, Zackary Canepari, Lianne Milton, Carolyn Drake, Adam Dean, Justin Jin, Abbie Trayler-Smith, Suzanne Lee, Sanjit Das, Norkio Hayashi, Guy Martin and Nyani Quarmyne, as well as Prime Collective photographer Brendon Hoffman and Sony Artisans of Imagery Vivienne Gucwa and Eli Reed.

"Our California Day" by Chris Burkard | Action Cam | Sony

Sony Global Imaging Ambassador Chris Burkard shows us what his perfect day in California would it look like in this episode of "Our California Day". The professional photographer also took stunning photos with the Action Cam, which can be seen on the upcoming surfing issue on the Action Cam Magazine.

"Experiencing Iceland" by Chris Schmid | Action Cam | Sony

Sony Global Imaging Ambassador Chris Schmid shows us what an real epic trip to Iceland would it look like in this episode of "Experiencing Iceland".Taking the Action Cam to some of the harshest conditions in nature, Schmid shows us what is capable of the Action Cam once you step out of your comfort zone.

Chris Burkard: The joy of surfing in ice-cold water

"Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit," says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains his obsession with the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth. With jawdropping photos and stories of places few humans have ever seen — much less surfed — he draws us into his "personal crusade against the mundane."

Tudo Bom?! Zackary Canepari's Brazil Road Trip

Following on from Zackary Canepari’s road trip across Brazil, view the new video highlighting his amazing travels during the World Cup. Here he sums up the people, events and experiences within his incredible journey, and shares with us a glimpse behind the Sony kit he used to make it all possible.

Behind the Scenes: William Klein's Brooklyn

Sony presents an interview with renowned photographer William Klein about his entry into the photographic world and breaking the boundaries of the art form at the time.

Arctic Swell - Surfing the Ends of the Earth

Photographer Chris Burkard and Professional Surfers Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konig brave sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic Circle to capture moments of raw beauty in conditions that rank among the harshest in the natural world. The bitterly cold seas and wind exact a large price on their minds and bodies, but the reward - adventure, amazement, and self-knowledge - draws them closer together and pushes them to tackle the next frontier in surfing.

Producer: SmugMug
Cinematography and Editing: Anton Lorimer
Featured Photographer: Chris Burkard
Featured Surfers: Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konig

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Behind the Scenes: Panos Pictures

The Global Ambassadors of Panos Pictures take us behind the scenes of their experiences as part of Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors. From the favellas of Rio to Bangladesh's Brahmaputra River, Zackary Canepari, Sanjit Das and Karla Gachet take us around the world through their photographic projects.

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