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Rain Photo

6 Vintage Photos Of People Coping With Rain Better Than LA

Los Angeles and rain aren't the best of friends. Light showers can threaten chaos on the roads. When the really big Los Angeles rain storms hit - such as the much threatened El Nino...
Petoween

Petoween Photo Contest: October 2015

We are thrilled to announce a new seasonal photo contest focused on pet photography. Using Halloween as the theme, take the best pet photograph and enter Samy's Camera's PETOWEEN PHOTO CONTEST and you could win...
mothers day photo contest

Motherly Love Photo Contest: April 2015

We are excited to announce a new photo contest just in time for Mother's Day! Share your favorite photograph of what motherly love means to you and you could win a brand new camera...
scholarship photo contest

Samy’s Photo School Contest: March 2015

Samy’s Photo School is excited to announce a photography contest in partnership withMonth of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA).   Samy’s Photo School invites you to submit Your Most Amazing Photo for a chance to win a one-year scholarship to one...
band photography

My Travel Sized Life: Band Photographer’s Blog from the Road

Band photography 101 from someone who’s figuring it out one plane ticket at a time. My love for music and life on the road began when I saw Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous” my freshman year...
Sports action photo contest winner

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Sports Action Contest

On January 20th we launched our latest contest, Sports Action Photography! We teamed up with Panasonic to offer three of their top-selling cameras as prizes and invited everyone to upload their favorite pictures for consideration on Samy's...
Capture LA Photo Contest

Capture LA Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Los Angeles Times and Samy's Camera co-sponsored the Capture LA Photo Contest to help celebrate Samy's Camera's 40 years of business in Los Angeles.  Photographers were encouraged to submit a photo which they...

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice – Autumn 2017 Pics & Tips

Hey guys, guess what? Summer 2017 is a thing of the past. Pack up those flip flops and breakout the scarves and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING...Fall is here! For photographers, autumn means rich warm-toned landscapes, dramatic silhouettes at...

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...

Seven Things That Scare the Heck Out of Photographers

Happy Halloween everyone! Traditionally, when people think of things that go bump in the night, vampires, the boogie man, and ghosts come to mind. However, the real terror for photographers don't involve mythical creatures or...