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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...

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...

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...

Sony Days at Samy’s Camera – DAY ONE

Get ready... You just found your weekend plans! Friday, November 10th kicks off our two-day Sony event! Participants are invited to talk to our friendly Sony reps and check out exclusive in-store deals and special...

Be Our Guest at WPPI 2018

Be our guest at this year's WPPI in Las Vegas! Samy's Camera customers are invited to attend this highly anticipated, multi-day event. Register through this link in order to claim a complimentary expo pass or...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 to say thank you to all of our loyal customers...