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|| News Item: Posted 2008-11-02

Sports Shooter Specials From Samy's Camera
By Louis Feldman

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Variable Friction Arm
Basketball season is here!

Samy's Camera is your one-stop shopping headquarters for all of your needs to cover hoops --- whether its peewee leagues, preps, college or the pros.

We have all of the radio remote gear from Pocket Wizard: MultiMAX transceivers, "motor drive" cords for the top camera makers and assorted accessories that you'll need to make those cool photographs on the hardwood.

Mounting and rigging gear from Bogen/Manfrotto are also specialties at Samy's, so check out items like Variable Friction Arms ( and Super Camps (

There are rebates on Nikon's new D700 full-frame DSLR and the D300 with a 18-200mm or 18-135 zoom. Give Samy's a call for pricing and details on the Nikon rebates.

Canon has a wide range of rebates on many of its most popular lens and speedlites. Here is the full list of items that qualify for the rebate, which runs through January 17, 2009:
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Extender EF 1.4x II
Extender EF 2x II
Speedlite 580EX II
Speedlite 430EX
Speedlite 430EX II

Samy's Camera is also an authorized dealer of Glyph hard drives, including the new PortaGig portable, bus-powered drive. Glyph offers the best warranty in the industry, including two years of free data recovery (

For product details and specs, go to the Gylph website and give Samy's a call for pricing for Sports Shooter readers:

We are proud to announce our new beautiful Digital Video showroom, located at 12636 Beatrice St. in Los Angeles (telephone: 310-0450-4365). Drop by to check out video gear for broadcast, cinema, industrial-corporate and education. Also on the web at:

Remember, trade-ins are welcome and we also pay cash for used equipment. Call George to discuss any trade-ins: 323-938-2420, ext 1293. Make sure you tell him you're a Sports Shooter reader!

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, West LA and Orange County.

For those of you in Southern California, Samy's Camera is presenting along with Nikon a cool event, Olympic Photographers Night Nov. 6 at the pacific Design Center. The photographers speaking and showing their photographs from the recently Beijing Summer Olympics are Robert Beck and John McDonough from Sports Illustrated; Rod Mar of the Seattle Times; and Sports Shooter's own Big Kahuna - Robert Hanashiro (who is also a staff photographer with USA TODAY). The Pacific Design Center is located at 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Contact Samy's Camera at the number below for details about attending this event.

(Contact Samy's Camera in Los Angeles by calling 323-964-0323 Ext 200 and ask for an industrial sales representative. Also check out Samy's Specials on or Samy's web site at:

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