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α Library

Explore the exciting world of Sony α products in α Library, a free digital magazine only for Android tablets and iPad.

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Discover the world of α.

Inside α Library, a free app for tablet devices, you’ll discover an interactive catalogue full of useful information about Sony’s α lenses, a digital magazine featuring stunning images captured by some of today’s top artists, and a detailed how-to guide that will show you the tricks that photographers use to create their desired effects.

Handy reference catalogue

α Lenses

Learn about the products in the α lens lineup and their specific technologies in detail. An interactive digital interface lets you quickly access specifications and other valuable information.

  • Searching made easy
  • A clear, informative guide
  • Knowledge and technology

Photographic fine art resource


Each issue revolves around a specific theme, such as fashion or travel, presented through stunning photos created by top artists throughout the world, accompanied by interviews and profiles.

  • PhotographsPhotographs
  • InterviewInterview
  • LensesLenses
  • Sony Photography AwardsSony Photography Awards

All issues

Basic shooting tips

α Lessons

This is your one-stop source for photography tips, full of practical information to choose the right lenses and shooting techniques for the subjects and situations explored in each issue.  

  • LessonsLessons
  • LensesLenses

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