Welcome to Samy’s Camera Photo School. We are one of the largest photo programs on the West Coast. In 2012 we held over 300 classes serving over 5000 students. Our photo school is for all levels starting with our camera specific classes and a wide variety of specialty workshops and events.

Our curriculum includes subjects like Fundamentals of Photography, Basic Portraiture, DSLR Video, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Black and White, Street Photography, Fine Art Travel, Studio and Location Lighting. We have 3 classrooms at the Fairfax location including a computer lab and a 50 seat seminar room with Leica projectors. Samy’s Photo School also offers classes at our stores in Santa Ana, Pasadena, Culver City, Santa Barbara and San Francisco.


To find a class at a location near you, visit our Courses page, where you will be able to filter through different course types and locations. All classes are not offered at all the stores so make sure to check other locations if you can’t find a class at your store that you are interested in taking.

Samy’s Photo School Main Office:
Phone: 323-456-4564
Email: edu@samys.com