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Food Photographer Ariel Ip on the Sony A7R II: It “Blew My Mind”

When you think of professional camera gear, Canon and Nikon will always be the first and second brands to choose from. I am a Canon user for over ten years. I started my photography...

From Here To Eternity Zoom: Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 is The Perfect Bridge Camera

Let me start by saying that I recently bought the FZ2500 that I am reviewing from Samy’s Camera. So, I must admit bias here. Yep, one of the hazards of working with Samy’s Camera...

Sony RX100 V Review: Big Things Come in Small Packages

Imagine being able to put an incredibly powerful and feature-rich camera that can do almost everything you want in your shirt pocket. Well, it does exist in the small Sony RX100 V. I have had...

Review: Phototools Beauty Dish with Grid (32 In.)

When one is testing a beauty dish, it helps to find willing beauties to pose for the review. Fortunately, we have two brave enough to face my lens here at Samy’s Playa Vista. So, with...

Review: The Phototools Table Top Photo Kit

I have to admit that after reviewing many of the products from Phototools which is exclusive to Samy’s, I am amazed at the thought of detail and the build of the various photographic products...

Review: Panasonic DMC-G85MK 12-60mm Kit Lens

Let me start by stating that the camera division of Panasonic are a collection of clear thinking, creative geniuses working with very capable engineers to realize these Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras packed with...

Sigma Cinema Lenses: A First Look With Award Winning Filmmaker Mark Tierney D.G.A

Recently I had the opportunity to spend a work day with the new SIGMA Cinema Zooms (18-35, 24-35, 50-100) and two of their primes (35/85). Based on Sigma’s market leading ART series of stills lenses,...

#PhotoFriday Roundup: We’re Mobile, Checking in with Outreach, and This Drone is Next Level...

Guess what? Samy's Camera has gone mobile!   Get to Downloading Samy's Camera recently debuted its mobile app for iPhone and android devices. Stay up to date, browse the latest and greatest in cameras and video, and even...

Canon 5D Mark IV: Bang for your Bucks

Canon 5D Mark IV Bang for your bucks. Canon is just that, a lot of bang for your bucks. This is a great camera to add to your arsenal. As digital cameras get more and...

#PhotoFriday Roundup: Sigma, Nikon & Hasselblad in ‘67

For most, you probably feel like: Meanwhile, photographers and videographers are like: Whether it's your day off or the work party is just getting started, you should make time to check out this week’s roundup. There’s...