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Sell or Trade Up

Sell or Trade Up

Trade-in for new equipment, or cash out for top-dollar.

Easy as 1-2-3

Samy's buys pre-owned equipment at top dollar to refurbish and sell in our Pre-Owned Program. In 3 easy steps, sell or trade up to new equipment. Get started by telling us about your equipment using the form below, or visit one of Samy's retail locations for an estimate.

Get an estimate Get an estimate

Tell us about your equipment, and we'll send an estimate of sale or trade-in value.

Send us your equipment Send us your equipment

We'll mail you a pre-paid mailing form with insurance included. Pack it up and send it off.

Trade up or cash out Trade up or cash out

Receive a check or Samy's gift card within 10 business days of Samy's receiving your equipment.

Have pre-owned equipment?

We buy photo and video equipment in good working order from brands including Sony, Canon, Nikon, Leica, Hasselblad, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Mamiya and more!

  • Cameras
  • Lenses
  • Lighting
  • Photography Equipment

Feel free to call Samy's support at 1-800-321-4726 with questions or for more information.

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More than a camera store since 1976

Samy's Camera is the ultimate camera store for those who believe in the power of capturing memories, telling stories, and expressing their creativity. Since 1976, our camera stores have been a destination for photographers, cinematographers, videographers, and creators seeking quality audio, video, and photography equipment, expert advice, and a community of like-minded individuals. Whether you're just starting out or are a seasoned pro, Samy's Camera will be there with personalized advice and support, helping you find the perfect digital camera and accessories to bring your creative vision to life. From professional-quality mirrorless cameras to beginner-friendly point-and-shoots, from camcorders to digital cinema cameras, and all the equipment in between, our camera shops have something for everyone. In addition to our wide range of products, Samy's Camera stores also offer a variety of services to enhance your photography experience. From camera repairs and sensor cleaning to film developing and photo printing, our team is here to ensure that every photo looks its best. Plus, join us in our camera stores or on location for regular photography classes and workshops, where you can learn new skills, refine your techniques, and connect with fellow photography lovers.

Shop in-store at our Southern California locations.<br>
Shop in-store at our Southern California locations.
Visit Samy's Camera in person at our multiple locations across Southern California. Experience firsthand the welcoming atmosphere of our camera shops, where you can explore our extensive range of cameras for sale. Each location offers a unique, hands-on experience, allowing you to interact with the latest photography equipment and accessories.
Samy's Rentals have all you need when you need it!<br>
Samy's Rentals have all you need when you need it!
Samy's Rentals offers an extensive selection of photography and videography equipment at our various photography stores, ensuring you have access to the right gear whenever you need it. Whether you're tackling a professional shoot or a personal project, our rental service provides top-quality cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, and more.
Over 40 years of service.<br>
Over 40 years of service.
For over 40 years, Samy's Camera stores have provided quality imaging products and reliable service. Trust in our knowledgeable staff, exceptional customer support, and an impressive inventory for all your photography needs. Experience the Samy's Camera difference. About Samy's