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So You Want to Start A Photography Business?

So You Want to Start A Photography Business? One of the most common questions I get from aspiring photographers is “How do I start a photography business?” While there’s definitely not one route to success,...

Los Angeles is Blooming: Four Locations to Snap SoCal Wildflowers

It's just three days until Spring; and, in beautiful Southern California, signs of the changing seasons are already being noticed. One sign in particular every year gets nature enthusiasts, curious locals, and eager photographers...

Meet Hisham – Director of the Newly Launched “Samy’s Locations”

Samy's Camera is proud to announce the launch of the latest addition to the Samy's family: Samy's Locations - our 24hr premium account service. Through this division, we offer a full range of professional services...

We Visited the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve and OMG…it was AMAZING!

For a long while, California was experiencing a pretty serious drought.According to the Los Angeles Times, signs of severe drought began on January 28, 2014. As far as just how bad the drought was, let's...

For Mom – Top Five Mother’s Day Gifts Now Available at Samy’s Camera

It’s springtime! That means the beginning of a slew of holidays, family events, and summer fun is just around the corner. The first of many to mark the occasion of days of endless sunshine...

CES 2017: The Latest From Panasonic, Kodak, Nikon & More

The tech world has three words for you: Viva Las Vegas! CES 2017, a tech enthusiasts dream destination, kicked off today the Las Vegas and will be held through January 8th. While there are robots...

Star Wars 40th Anniversary: Photographs in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Forty Years, seven (soon to be eight) movies, and billions made in box office and merchandising, Star Wars is, arguably, one of the most beloved movie franchises in pop culture history. Today marks the...

Three Reasons to Celebrate the Return of Ektachrome

In case you missed the CES memo, Kodak, originally announced January 5th, revealed that one of its most beloved film stocks is making a comeback. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HszEKQjGvQE] Known for its fine grain and color reproduction,...

Samy’s Camera 2017 Travel Essentials

It's time to book those flights, dust off those passports, or gas up the car and embark on an unforgettable summer adventure! However, one of the most stressful aspects to planning any trip, regardless of...

Behind the Lens: Photographers of The President of the United States

Before photography, heads of state were painted or sculpted, often driven by a combination of artistic interpretation and the wishes of the subject to be portrayed in a certain manner. The gaze of a...