Rick Sammon

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Rick Sammon Posted: Mar 01, 2003 1 comments

Globetrotter

From a purely sensuous point of view, few outdoor scenes beat Arizona's Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon, two of the best-known slot canyons in the world.

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jan 01, 2004 7 comments

For many wildlife photographers, nothing beats an African photo safari. It's the adventure of being "one with nature" on wide-open plains; the excitement of framing a lion, cheetah, zebra, giraffe, or other magnificent animal in the...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Sep 01, 2002 0 comments

"It's the light Rick. You have to see the beautiful quality of light that you find only in Taos." That's what George Schaub, Shutterbug's Editorial Director, told me shortly before our Taos Digital Photo Workshop, which was held in April of this...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2003 0 comments

Globetrotter

Look at any post card rack, and you'll see pictures taken on bright, sunny days. The pictures were often taken late...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

In 1980, I was involved in a project to create the world's largest photograph: a panorama of the Grand Canyon. Our team of six (photographers and a TV crew) rode mules into the Grand Canyon, where, in the sweltering August heat, we set up a 35mm SLR...

Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2001 5 comments

Dozens of ballooning events are held around the country throughout the year. No doubt one is held not too far from your hometown. "Shutterbug" contributor Rick Sammon has been shooting balloon festivals for five years. His favorite is...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Perhaps the coolest feature of digital imaging programs is that they let our imaginations soar. Using our imagination, and working with the latest technology, virtually any effect is possible. I thought I'd share a few techniques that illustrate how...

Rick Sammon Posted: Jun 01, 1999 0 comments

Many amateur photographers have a simple remedy for shooting in low-light conditions--they turn on their flash units and blast the hell out of a scene or subject. Well, that technique sure is effective. For a more pleasing and more creative picture...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

Never before has 35mm photography been so easy, so exciting, and so much fun. What's creating all the hoopla in this time-proven format--the choice of most photojournalists, travel photographers, and amateur shooters? For one thing, just about all...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Feb 01, 2001 0 comments

I'm a still photographer: I shoot only still pictures. Video? It's cool, but I like to capture individual "frozen moments in time." However, I often like to convey action--and the grace of a moving subject--in my still...

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