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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...

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...

Samy’s Camera Pet Photo Contest – Presented by Memento (CLOSED FOR ENTRIES)

Calling all Pet Lovers! Samy's Camera and Memento are teaming up and we want to see your furry friends. Starting Monday, August 28, Samy's Camera Pets Photo Contest - Presented by Memento is open for entries! Submit...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Samy’s Cameras: The Deardorff 8×10 Field Camera

Samy’s Camera is unlike any other work environment. If one is a photography buff, a trip to our Corporate offices in Playa Vista or to our Los Angeles store feels a lot like being...