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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...