Photography Tips & Tutorials

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...
Underwater Silhouettes

Shooting Underwater Silhouettes by Todd Winner

Underwater silhouettes are easy to achieve and can produce stunning images for your portfolio. They can either be the main subject in your image or used as secondary points of interest with a strobe...
Fireworks Photos

Adjusting Aperture For Fantastic Fireworks Photos

Photographing fireworks can be a bit tricky because we’re working in the dark. However, with some knowledge you can be taking fantastic fireworks photos. Perhaps most important is learning to adjust aperture when attempting to...
Parade Photos

Picture Perfect Parade Photos

The Fourth of July holiday and local parades go hand in hand. Gathering together with our community and veterans to celebrate the founding of our country and appreciating all who protect our liberties is...
costal photos

Shooting Coastal Photos That Connect

For many of us, summer means a trip to the beach. After all, nothing says ‘vacation’ like sand between our toes and saltwater in our hair. The beach is also a popular photography venue...
cosplay photography tips

Cosplay Photography Tips

My name is James Rulison, a cosplay photographer located in Southern California. On average, I cover 14 conventions that cosplayers attend per year. I literally have taken thousands of frames of cosplayers from all...
directing the eye

Directing the Eye Part 1 – Psychological Elements by Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 1 - Psychological Elements Composition is the art of arranging things in a photograph to achieve the maximum impact. It is affected by where you choose to place objects, how you pose...

WPPI Wrap Up – 5 Photography Wedding Trends to Watch in 2017

Well Vegas, that’s a wrap! Samy’s Camera, with a pop-up store in tow, attended and exhibited at this year’s Wedding Portrait & Photographers International Expo (WPPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Being the premier wedding photography conference and...
must-haves fall photography

Must-Haves for Fall Photography Exhibitions

As time to head north for Samy's Photo School's Yosemite National Park, Fall Exploration Workshop grows near,our team is getting increasingly excited about the opportunity.  The dates during which the photography workshop is being held - October 29th...

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...