Photography Tips & Tutorials

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...

7 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Capture The Great Summer Outdoors

Summer is an amazing time of the year. School is out, vacation season is in full swing, and for many, it's a time to get outside and reconnect with the great outdoors. Long days and...

PHOTOGRAPHERS: LEARN LIGHTING AND COMPOSITION BY STUDYING PAINTING

By Bill Dobbins www.billdobbinsphotography.com Rembrandt made use of the technique of chiaroscuro – which according to Wikipedia “is an oil painting technique, developed during the Renaissance, that uses strong tonal contrasts between light and dark to...

Five Ways to Prevent Your Camera Gear From Heat Exposure

In case you haven't heard, we're experiencing a record-breaking heat wave here in sunny Southern California. Temperatures have been in and out of the triple digits. A few days ago, temperatures in Anaheim were not...

Tried and True–Methods for Shooting Fireworks

It is the Fourth! Break out the hot dogs, the beer, the ball game and the tanning lotion. Not to mention the tripod and a cable release. At this time of year, in preparation for...

HOW TO FIND THAT PERFECT LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY LOCATION

Finding your next landscape location is a process, not a product, and a critical workflow element for landscape art photographers. After all, if you want to make a great landscape photograph, it is critical...

Beat the Heat! Samy’s Camera’s Top Five Summer Photographer Tips

It's hot out there! We are smack in the middle of summer and this heat is not letting up. However, it's also the ideal season for getting out, traveling, and getting a lot of amazing...

Samy’s Camera Guide to Photographing Fireworks

The fourth of July is fast approaching. That means one thing: fireworks! Summer doesn't really kick off until the outdoor grills are dusted off, the smell of cooking hot dogs and burgers fill the...

#WeddingWednesday: 5 Tips for Taking Top Notch Wedding Food Photos

What the one part of the wedding festivities that everyone looks forward to? Think about it. Especially if you are participating in the wedding party, the fun really starts when there are two things readily available:...

From Here To Eternity Zoom: Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 is The Perfect Bridge Camera

Let me start by saying that I recently bought the FZ2500 that I am reviewing from Samy’s Camera. So, I must admit bias here. Yep, one of the hazards of working with Samy’s Camera...