Rick Sammon
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Rick Sammon 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...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon Sep 01, 2003 4 comments

I am sure you have heard the expression, "stop and smell the roses." Basically, it means that we should take time out of our busy lives and appreciate the beauty of the world and life around us. As a professional travel photographer, I...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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 May 01, 2003 0 comments

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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 Mar 01, 2003 1 comments

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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.

The...

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Rick Sammon Jan 01, 2003 0 comments

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Miami's South Beach is "hot, hot, hot," as the song goes. I'm not referring to the temperature, although during the summer months it can get...

Pro Techniques
Rick Sammon Nov 01, 2002 0 comments

I recently returned from a 10-day trip to China. I was at the Great Wall, Tieneman Square, the Forbidden City, and Yellow Mountain. I stopped in remote villages and traveled by boat along winding canals. I took hundreds of photographs...and...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...

Pro Techniques
Rick Sammon Aug 01, 2002 0 comments

I'll never use a zoom lens." That's what some of my professional photographer friends said when I first got into photography back in the mid-70s. Back then, zoom lenses did not compare in sharpness to fixed focal length lenses. What's more, the zoom...

Globetrotter
Rick Sammon 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...