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|| News Item: Posted 2007-01-30

Samy's Sports Shooter Specials
By Louis Feldman

Photo by

Bogen Super Clamp
The talk is all about The Game … Super Bowl XLI … but start thinking about HOOPS!

There is still about half the season to go in both preps, college and the NBA, still plenty of time to either upgrade your remote gear or get a starter kit assembled.

Samy's Camera carries all of the great products from LPA Design's Pocket Wizard radio remote triggers. From the very versatile MultiMAX to the new and improved Pocket Wizard II to remote cords and strobe cords, mounting posts we have it all and in stock. Call now for pricing info. For more details on Pocket Wizard products:

No remote kit would be complete without a Bogen Super Clamp --- or two! ( and a Variable Friction Magic Arm These two items are the basics for setting up remote cameras on the basket or from the stands. Check out Donald Miralle's very good presentation from Sports Shooter Academy III on what the possibilities are with remote cameras:

Samy's is the leading So Cal authorized Think Tank Photo dealer ... the Airport Addicted backpack and the fabulous Airport Security roller are two of the hottest items going for the sports, news and commercial photographer. We have IN STOCK Think Tank's recently announced new products: The Glass Taxi (the company's first long lens bag), the Airport Check In (a cool brief case designed with the photographer in mind), the Airport Acceleration and Antidote (a smaller versions of the Addicted). Well made, well designed and with the extra touches photographers need and want ...Think Tank products are what the discriminating Sports Shooter is using!

Your one-stop lighting headquarters is Samy's Cameras. We carry all of the major brands of strobes including: Dyna-Lite, Elinchrom, Speedoton and ProFoto. Exciting news from Hensel for those photographers wanting a fabulous buy on a budget lighting system. Hensel's new Integra Pro 500 monolights feature a 6 - stop range with adjustable output in 1/10th stop increments, built-in slave and a 300-watt modeling lamp. We are offering this new strobe system in a kit with 2 Integra 500 units, 1 softbox, 2 umbrellas, 2 light stands, a carrying case and other accessories. Give us a call for more details.

And for portability when you have that portrait shoot where AC power is not convenient ... check out the Hensel Porty 1200 watt battery system or the very cool Dyna-Lite XP-1100 portable AC power supply.

Remember that Samy's Camera is your one-stop location for everything you'll need to outfit yourself or your staff to enter the new storytelling era or multimedia. From the professional-level Canon XL H1 hi-def video camera ( to the budget-priced Panasonic PV-GS300 3CCD compact digital video "palmcorder " ... we have everything you will need to take that next step in visual journalism. Samy's also has all of the "extras" you'll need ... high capacity batteries, tripods, fluid heads, stabilizer systems, wireless microphones and continuous lighting. Give one of our video specialists a call to discuss your needs and how we can fit them into your budget.

And speaking of video ... location editing is easier than ever with a new, UPGRADED super-speedy laptops from Apple. The recently improved MacBook Pro with the Intel Core 2 Duo processor is THE state-of-the-art portable computing must-have for the new multi-media visual journalist. The MacBook Pro features either a 2.16 GHz or 2.33 GHZ Intel Duo Core processor, 667 MHz bus, TI Mobility Radeon X1600 video card, built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, ExpressCard/34 slot, dual-link DVI video out, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0, FireWire 400, and optical digital and analog audio in/out. Call one of our Apple specialists to talk about your computer needs and availability. Samy's is a fully authorized Apple reseller and service center.

Remember that Samy's Camera is the largest photographic rental house in Southern California and we have stores in Los Angeles (Fairfax main store), Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Venice and Orange County.

Samy's is a proud sponsor of the Sports Shooter Newsletter Annual Contest and the upcoming Sports Shooter Academy IV. For more info on the wonderful educational program held in Southern California, check out this link on

Good luck to both the Bears and the Colts in this weekend's Super Bowl!

(Contact Samy's Camera in Los Angeles by calling (323) 938-2420 and ask for an industrial sales representative. Also check out Samy's Specials on or Samy's web site at:

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