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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...
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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...

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...

Say Cheese: The Evolution of School Portraits from Oil Paintings to the Digital Age

It's that time again: where summertime is drawing to a close, the colors of autumn are beginning to appear, and that insatiable urge for pumpkin spice everything is taking over your sense. Yes, it’s...

The Rise of Retrotech (And 4 Must-Have Instant Cameras for #BacktoSchool)

These days, it seems nearly impossible to keep up to date with the latest and greatest in technology. For photographers, every few years calls for a gear upgrade, whether it be a new camera,...

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...

TBT: Summer Photography in Los Angeles

Splash in the sea and foam Cash in Paree and Rome Just a little change will make that city of the angels your home Somewhere the hearts are fine Come where the stars still shine You’ll be sitting pretty...

The Brownie: The First Camera of Photography Icons

F amous photographers were once, dare I say, amateurs. Whether their kit was gifted or purchased with their own hard earned money, their time was spent studying and experimenting with light, subjects, and developing their...

Top Five Wedding Guest Photography DONT’S

Summertime means that wedding season is in full swing. The weather is ideal, hot days mean lovely indoor celebrations or awesome evening soirees, and Instagram gets flooded with jaw-dropping weddings photography. With an increasingly social...

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...