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Where can I use my Samy's Camera Credit Card?
Your Samy's Camera Credit Card can be used to make purchases online, at, or at any of our Retail Locations.

What are the current special financing offers?
6 Month Special Financing* on orders totaling $199 and above.
12 Month Special Financing* available on orders totaling $599 or more.
Order minimum excludes sales tax, shipping fees, and discounts. To receive special financing, simply pay with the Samy's Camera Credit Card and select the financing option during checkout.

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Applying for an Samy's Camera Credit Card is fast and easy. The application is subject to approval by Synchrony Bank. If approved, we'll automatically add your Samy's Camera Credit Card to your account at checkout. Select the Samy's Camera Credit Card under the payment information to pull up your available account information. You will receive your Samy's Camera Credit Card in the mail within 7-10 business days after applying.

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Contact Synchrony Customer Service 24/7 at (866) 396-8254.

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Lighting is a fundamental cornerstone of photography. Whether you're shooting candidly, setting up a professional photo studio, or producing high-quality product photo shoots, photography lighting is essential to getting creative with your image while still capturing the best shot you can.

At Samy's Camera, you'll find the perfect camera lighting to properly light a photoshoot, both in-studio and on the go. We carry a wide selection of on-camera flashes as well as professional studio lighting equipment, including continuous lighting, strobe lighting, light boxes, diffusers, light meters, reflectors, and photography backgrounds - everything you need to help properly illuminate your subjects for the best shot. 

Find a flash for when you're on the go during a wedding. Set up strobe lights with a wireless remote for creative lighting during a portrait shoot. Our collection of studio lighting supplies and accessories, as well as photography lighting equipment, will help you compose a well-crafted and well-lit picture. Shop our selection of studio lighting at Samy's Camera today!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How To Set Up a Basic Portrait

There are a few items you'll need to create a good studio lighting setup for portrait photography. A typical studio portrait setup will usually include a key light, a fill light, and a backlight. The key light is the main light and is usually located 35 to 45 degrees toward the subject. The fill light is then placed somewhere above the camera lens and helps to bring out the details by reducing contrast. Finally, the backlight shines from above or below but behind the subject, somewhat pointed toward the camera. The backlight helps to define the edges of the subject from the camera's perspective. A wireless remote would then let you move about your subject using different angles and lighting conditions to compose your images. With a good studio lighting setup, the creative possibilities are endless!

How To Light Product Photography

To get good lighting for product photography, a basic setup is to have three main sources of light. You'll need a main light which is similar to a key light. To even the light source, a common light modifier used is a diffuser. The diffuser scatters the light resulting in a softer and larger light source. Finally, you can also use a reflector, which helps balance shadows and reduce contrast to improve details.

A tabletop studio light box can provide these lighting elements, which can be really helpful for small product photography at home or when you're on the go. The more you practice with light, the more comfortable you can get working with light to craft your desired image.

Samy's Camera has great choices and everyday low prices on photography gear and studio lighting equipment. Set up your perfect photography studio with our selection of professional camera lighting today!

How to Use Light in Photography

You can use natural sunlight to capture warm photos in the early morning or golden hour - late afternoon if you are able to capture footage outdoors. When shooting in a studio, you can experiment with photography lighting, flashes, light intensity, and shadows to create the images you desire. Using diffusers, light reflectors, and filters can help you modify and control the light.

What Is a Light Meter in Photography?

Light meters measure light and help the user determine the ideal exposure for a photo. Some cameras have light meters built into the camera body, but you can also purchase a separate device. With a light meter, photographers are able to quickly and accurately measure the exposure.

What Kind of Umbrella Should I Use in My Studio?

There are many varieties of umbrellas available in sizes and styles. You can bounce light into the umbrella or project light through translucent umbrellas to get different results. Umbrellas are great on location as they are quick to set up and utilize.

How to Use Light Reflectors in Photography

When using light reflectors, always be sure they are positioned opposite the photography lighting source. Light reflectors help professional photographers modify studio lighting. The light bounces off the reflector, redirecting the light on the subject matter and eliminating shadows or providing a different color tone of warmth or coolness.

What Lighting Equipment Is Needed for Studio Photography?

Studio lighting is the key for any studio photographer. There are lots of options to choose from, but it comes down to consistency and control of light. The more control you have will give you more options to be creative and get the desired look.

How to Simulate Natural Light in a Studio

If you have a modeling light on your studio strobe, you can achieve a natural lighting look in your photography. You can turn off the flash and use the constant modeling light. You can also enhance the light by using warming gels, diffusers, and reflectors to bounce the light off the walls and other objects. Mirrors can be used to produce the effect of natural sunlight as well, as they have reflective properties that help to give the feeling of a larger and brighter space. You can also adjust the settings on the camera, such as white balance.