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Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

All Photos © 2004, Rick Sammon, All Rights Reserved

Readers of this column know that I enjoy traveling the world in search of new travel photographs. However, I know, and I hope you know, that you don't have to go to places like Papua New Guinea and Pago Pago to get great shots. In fact, you can come up with meaningful photographs as you...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...

Digital Darkroom
Rick Sammon Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Thanks to image-editing programs, turning soft shots into sharp shots is relatively easy. I do it all the time!

In this article, I'd like to share with you some of my tips and tricks for sharpening pictures. I use Adobe Photoshop...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...

Digital Darkroom
Rick Sammon 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...

Digital Darkroom
Rick Sammon 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...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

Over the years I've made three trips to Fort Worth, Texas. I go there for several reasons: the friendly people, the "Old West" feel of the Stockyards, the great barbecue, and, of course, the photo opportunities.

On my...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...