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Back to School Throwback: Vintage Classroom Photography

Who else was super excited as summer came to a close and back to school shopping season (finally) arrived? Back to school time means a new year, new clothes, new gear, and So. Much. SHOPPING. That search...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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6 Great Vintage Women’s History Photos You Probably Haven’t Seen

From masters of high fashion to documentarians, photographers have always found women to be fascinating subjects. Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl and Dorthea Lange'sMigrant Mother are examples of photographers engaging with female subjects so skillfully that a single...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...