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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...

This Week at Samy’s Camera: Black Friday 2019 is Here!

The nights are longer and the air is a little chillier here in Southern California. Which means two things: First - The fall season is in full swing. And...it's Thanksgiving, which gives us 26 days until...

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...

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...

Sony Days at Samy’s Camera – DAY TWO

Day One of Sony Days at Samy's Camera was, in a word, awesome! When Sony and Samy's team up, it's a morning-til-night party (I mean, it was pretty dark by 6:30 pm) featuring incredibly talented...

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,...

Holiday Gift Series – The Retro Enthusiast

Over the past few years, instant cameras have been making a serious comeback. It seems like a growing number of people agree that there's something exciting and special about waiting for that shot, encased in...

Samys Camera Review

Samy is the kind of guy who is so passionate he would do his work for free. I've known Samy for 10 years now, and he is the kindest, gentlest soul in the photography...

Holiday Gift Series – The Gear Head

What do you get the person that (probably) has everything? We all know someone that must have the latest technology available. They always own the top-of-the-line TV's, home gadgets, personal computers and other various...

The Best Tweets of the #CESBlackout

CES 2018 is the most anticipated electronics convention in the world. Every year, thousands of businesses, professionals, and attendees fill the Las Vegas Convention Center in order to get a sneak peek of the...