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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...

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...

Five Back to School Must-Haves from Sony Alpha

Summer is coming to a close. Which, for students, means that it's almost time to hit the books. That's right...back to school season is upon us. Sure, it's a shame to have to say goodbye...

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...

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...

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...

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...