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Holiday Gift Series - The Budding Photographer


Holiday Gift Series - The Budding Photographer

December 15, 2017  |  by Samy's Camera
The Holiday shopping season is well underway. But, isn't it crazy how time has flown by? Thanksgiving seems like yesterday. Black Friday was a blur. Did I mention that it's already the fourth night of Hanukkah? And, Christmas is just around the corner. While the fact that 10 days remain til Christmas may sound awesome to some; for others, it means that time is quickly running out to shop for that perfect gift. If you still have some names to check off that list, we at Samy's Camera aim to make the rest of your Holiday shopping a breeze. Starting today through Christmas Eve, we are posting some pretty awesome gift suggestions for the photographer in your life. Let's start with the budding photographer. [caption id="attachment_5152" align="aligncenter" width="400"] via[/caption] The budding photographer shows a genuine interest in not only the medium, but uses whatever equipment they have in order to experiment and develop their own style. While their iPhone may do in a pinch, the budding photographer really wants to upgrade. Make a photographer's dreams come true this holiday season by considering the following products:

Canon Rebel T6 Premium Kit

[caption id="attachment_5154" align="aligncenter" width="451"] Photo: Canon[/caption] The camera with the quality your photos deserve, the Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm and 75-300mm Lenses Kit can be ideal for smartphone or digital point-and-shoot camera users looking to step up their imaging game. Easy to use and simple to share with, the EOS Rebel T6 delivers high image quality that's sure to catch the audience's eye.

Taschen History of Photography

[caption id="attachment_5155" align="aligncenter" width="409"] Photo: Taschen[/caption] The Taschen’s A History of Photography from 1839 to the present shows in chronological order the most impressive images and the most important developments in the art of light that is photography. It provides in its huge collection and themes a unique survey of the medium from its origins until now.

Samy's Photo School Class

  Help that budding photographer take their skills to the next level by gifting them a Samy's Photo School Class. The Photo School division offers a number of classes and seminars, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Being held in January 2018, Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez is a great starting point for your gift recipient. Here's more info regarding the class: Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1: This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer, so whether you purchased the camera for yourself, or received it as a gift, this is the class to get all of your questions answered! Class duration is two and a half hours, with time for questions. Understanding your Digital Camera LEVEL 2 Understanding Your Digital Camera Level 1 got you up to speed with your camera and its menus and buttons, now learn how to really dive in and get those shots you are looking for. Art will guide you through various photography situations and how best to use your camera. You will walk away from this class with having a better understanding of you camera and the confidence that goes along with it. Some topics discussed will be: Exposure, light metering, auto focus, shutter speed, and aperture. Whether you pick one or bundle all the of the above for a pretty impressive gift bundle, the budding photographer in your life is sure to be. Check the Samy's Camera blog tomorrow for more gift suggestions! Happy Shopping! Featured Photo: Tim Graf
December 15, 2017


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