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Samy’s Photo School Presents: Holiday Open House Series – December 9th & 16th

From techniques to gear, photography is an exciting and every expanding visual realm. Thanks to the accessibility of photography education and affordable, yet advanced hardware and software, artists, from beginners to seasoned pros, continue...

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 photography and video in Los Angeles. This year's extravaganza features...

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,...

5 Reasons Why You Should Shop The 2017 Samy’s Camera Holiday Gift Guide

The countdown to Secret Santa exchanges, holiday parties, potlucks and holiday family gatherings have begun. Which means that time is running out to pick and purchase those perfect holidays gifts. While being merry and spreading...

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

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. So much so that this behemoth of a lens boasts...

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...

Holiday Gift Series – The Budding Photographer

The Holiday shopping season is well underway. But, isn't it crazy how time has flown by? Thanksgiving seems like yesterday. Black Friday was a blur. Did I mention that it's already the fourth night of...

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 Diego looks like this practically year-round: However, in late July, the...

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...

Holiday Gift Series – The YouTuber

Our holiday gift series continues with a suggestion for the "jack of all trades" content creator: The YouTuber. Whether one just made their first upload or have had a channel since the birth of the...