Please join us for a Camera West, hands-on, field workshop in and around the western movie set village of Pioneertown, 4 miles from Yucca Valley. There is an amazing variety of subject matter to photograph. We can explore black and white, panoramic, still life, landscape, and people photography. We will learn to manage color, light, mood, composition and design by increasing our visual awareness.

We will begin with a 1 PM seminar. There will be a staged gun fight at 2:30 PM followed by picture scouting and coached photography until a 4 PM progress review.  Free photo time continues until 7PM. Food and facilities are available.

Please RSVP soon. We are limited to only 10 participants. Cost is $195/person.

Please contact or call 760.992.5422.

New Leica Digiscoping Adapters


The Leica APO-Televid Spotting Scopes are now compatible with the Q camera using a specially-designed adapter ring for fast and easy mounting. This turns the wide-angle Q into a 700-1400mm monster, taking full advantage of the 24-megapixel full frame sensor and Summilux lens. Adding in the 1.8x extender allows for up to a 2,550mm lens equivalent.

For those without Q bodies, Leica has a 35mm objective lens integrated with a ring adapter to mount to your favorite camera body, including the T, SL, or any M body with live view. On an APS-C sensor, the Digiscoping Objective Lens covers a range or 775mm to 1,550mm, and over 3,000mm with the 1.8x extender. 35mm Objective Lenses to start shipping in late April of 2016, so swing in and get yours reserved today!

Joshua Tree: Light & Shape with Jason Bradley

Join Jason Bradley and Camera West, for a 4 day workshop photographing the stunning nightscapes of Joshua Tree National Park. the park is composed of unique geologic displays, forests, valleys of statuesque trees, and stunning night skies for photographing stars and learning techniques in low light photography and light painting. Don’t miss this workshop! for more information visit Jason’s website.

March 9th – 13th, 2016

Joshua Tree National Park

Cost: $1350

For more information contact us at or call 760.992.5422



Camera West customer John Ricca was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle recently. Several pieces of his work were purchased for display in Alfred’s Steakhouse located downtown San Francisco.

At 90 years of age, the restaurant has been recently reopened and Ricca’s classic black and white cityscapes of SF and color shots of Chinatown are featured throughout the new space.



Save 10% on all Used Inventory!

A new year brings new photography gear with it! For a limited time, we would like to extend a special promotion to you. Beginning today and going through Saturday, January 30th you will be able to save 10% on every used item on our shelves. If you have been looking at picking up a lens, body or accessory this is a fantastic opportunity to do so while saving a few dollars. 

Looking for a specific product that you don’t see in our inventory? Please be sure to let one of our sales personnel know, so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. Also, be sure to check our Leica store in San Francisco for more used Leica inventory.