Three Tips That Will Take Your Food Photography To The Next...

If you don't know what today is, you really should. It's National Cheeseburger Day! But, before we head off to find a delicious burger to celebrate,...

We Spent the Weekend With Four Sigma Art Lenses

What does one do when asked to take four brand new Sigma Prime lenses for a spin? First: pinch yourself. Then, one immediately and...

Joe McNally's at Samy's

Food Trucks! LA! Border Grill

Three for three. We had a great stint recently in Los Angeles, working with Samy’s Camera on a threesome series of portraits of some of the...

Food Trucks! Mac’D-N-Loaded!

Next up on our “world tour” of Los Angeles food trucks–Mac’d-N-Loaded! This was a fun job, to be sure. Got to use some lenses I...

Food Trucks! LA! Samy’s!

Nothing like lighting on the fly, inside a small, silver box. That was pretty much the order of the day last week when I...

Top Five Anniversary Sale Camera Kits for Entry Level Photographers

Not sure if you've heard, but September means one thing around here at Samy's Camera: It's our anniversary! And, as always, we would like...

Five Photo Essentials to Pack For Comic Con 2018

In case you've never been, San Diego is a gorgeous coastal city with burgeoning Downtown and Arts communities. Thanks to the California sunshine, San...

Five Things That Cost the Same as The Sigma 200-500mm F2.8...

Perhaps you have heard of the Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 APO EX DG? As perfectly and simply described by Sigma, there is no other lens like it....

PhotoCon LA 2018 Expo and Class Passes Now on Sale

Samy's Camera is proud to announce that PhotoCon LA 2018 expo and class passes are now on sale. Presented by Samy's Camera, PhotoCon LA is a must-attend celebration of...

Bill Dobbins

ETIENNE-JULES MAREY – Capturing Motion with Chronophotograpy

By Bill Dobbins www.billdobbinsphotography.com The introduction of photography in 1839 made it possible to capture and fix still images for the first time in history.  Over...