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|| News Item: Posted 2011-01-05

Kick Off The New Year With Samy's Camera
By By Louis Feldman

Let's start off the New Year with some fun, cool gear news...

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Nikon's new D7000 keeps flying off of our shelves and for good reason! Combining all of the great features of Nikon's pro camera bodies --- lightning quick auto-focus, spectacular quality in low-light/high ISO situations, 16-megapixel CMOS --- with full HD video capabilities in a compact body the D7000 is a great multimedia powerhouse. Give a Samy's Industrial Sales representative a call about current inventory and pricing --- at the moment we have the D7000 with the 18-105mm DX VR lens IN STOCK!

Taking a step up in the video production world, photojournalists, sports shooters and students should check out Sony's new NEX-VG10 high-definition camera featuring interchangeable lenses and large APS CMOS sensor. For those of you into the shallow depth of field that DSLR video shooters are using so much these days, check out what the NEX-VG10 can do (like really auto-focus while shooting!) This compact, light camera has full manual controls in both video and still modes, a 3-inch swivel LCD screen, optical stabilization, a wide range of lenses, dual accessory shoes and a great price point... $1999.99! For more details on the NEX-VG10, check out the link below or give us a call!

For you Canon shooters --- we have great a deal on the 7D with a $100 instant rebate! Also the popular 5D Mark II is IN STOCK, so give us a call for for current pricing details.

Since I am on the subject of video gear, Samy's features all of the top DSLR - video shooting gear from Red Rock, Zacuto and IDC plus audio gear from BeachTek, Rode, Zoom and Sennheiser. Just go to this link and click through to the area you're interested in ... or better yet, give one of our professional video reps a call to talk about your needs and questions...

We are proud sponsors of the upcoming Sports Shooter Academy Lighting Luau --- including an event that will be open to the public and features a couple of very talented Southern California photographers: Tim Mantoani and Robert Beck. This event will be on Friday April 22, 2011 in Orange County --- keep checking the Sports Shooter Academy and Samy's websites for details on reserving your seat at this very cool evening of photography!

Samy's Camera is So Cal's largest rental house. We have a huge assortment of equipment, from cameras and lenses to studio grip gear. Our clients include students, professional photographers, movie studios, and more. We offer lighting equipment, digital cameras and scanners, video gear, and cameras from 35mm up to 4x5 and 8x10, plus panoramic format cameras. You can pick up your rental gear at one of our locations throughout Southern California or we'll be happy to ship it to your location.

Checkout our current rental catalog at:

To reserve equipment or for complete details please call the Rentals Department (we are currently unable to accept reservations online or via e-mail):
Los Angeles: 323-938-4400
Pasadena: 626-796-3300
Santa Ana: 714-557-9400
Santa Barbara: 805-963-7269
Playa Vista: 310-450-7062

Samy's Cameras has retail outlets across Southern California. If you're nearby, drop in!

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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