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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...

Dad-tography: Fathers Behind the Lens

Family photos were once a collection of candid polaroids and prints preserved in various photo albums. From baby's first steps, family picnics, birthdays, and graduations, parents are eager to capture every moment. Today, these memories...

WPPI Wrap Up – 5 Photography Wedding Trends to Watch in 2017

Well Vegas, that’s a wrap! Samy’s Camera, with a pop-up store in tow, attended and exhibited at this year’s Wedding Portrait & Photographers International Expo (WPPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Being the premier wedding photography conference and...

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...

#WeddingWednesday: 6 Things That Should be in Your Honeymoon Photography Kit

So, the vows have been exchanged, the cake has been cut and the guests have gone home. The only thing left to do is to board a plane and jet off to your dream...

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...