Rick Sammon

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jul 01, 2005 0 comments

Business people view Las Vegas, Nevada, as a trade show destination. Vacationers see Vegas as a place to have fun in the sun, see shows, and try their luck at the tables and with the one-arm bandits.

However, many of the photographers I know have a different take on this unique city that's thriving in the Nevada desert. They view it as a...

Rick Sammon Posted: Jan 01, 2006 14 comments

Last year, I had the opportunity to photograph one of the world's most magnificent waterfalls. I traveled halfway around the world to capture the beauty and awe of this exotic and remote travel destination. I was filled with great photographic expectations.

When I finally reached the falls, I was actually quite disappointed--because there was hardly any...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jul 01, 2003 1 comments

Globetrotter

Some photographers travel to the far corners of the world to photograph interesting cultures. I've done that, taking long plane flights to Nepal, India, Thailand, Indonesia, and even to the depths of the...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Some travelers who visit the Sunshine State go to see a famous mouse with big ears and a funny duck with a sailor's outfit. Others go to experience and to be part of the wildlife, including the night owls who stay out 'till the wee hours of the morning at...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jul 01, 2002 0 comments

I'm a people person.

I enjoy meeting and sharing experiences with people--at home and around the world. As a photographer, I get the most enjoyment out of photographing faces, capturing an expression...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

If you are looking for a picturesque setting in which to photograph landscapes, seascapes, and people, I highly recommend Maine. The light is wonderful, and so are the people. You can use Rockport or neighboring Camden as your home base. Both towns have...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jan 01, 2002 0 comments

For many wildlife photographers, nothing beats an African photo safari. The sprawling plains of Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, and South Africa seem to offer endless photo opportunities, from dawn to dusk.

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jul 01, 2004 3 comments

From my home in upstate New York, Bangkok, Thailand, is on the other side of the planet--actually a day and a half away, door to door. That grueling travel time is something that you really don't want to think about when you're stuck in...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 2 comments

As a travel photographer, I enjoy photographing in cities around the world, where I get inspired from morning 'till night by the people and sights. That inspiration helps me get good pictures. Now, I live near one of the most important cities on the...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Mar 01, 2005 5 comments

Photos © 2004, Rick Sammon, All Rights Reserved

When we travel, we often find photo opportunities indoors. The relatively low light and artificial light conditions of indoor shooting present special challenges; challenges we can meet if we take the time to make a few important camera settings.

In addition, as is the case with outdoor photography, it is...

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