Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, has published 36 paper books, including Secrets of HDR Photography, Exploring the Light, and Digital Photography Secrets. Rick also has three apps on the iTunes store: Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet - an e-book that offers 24/7 access to Rick's best photo tips, tricks and techniques. Rick Sammon's Social Media Marketing for Photographers, a series of Quick Time movies that features Rick's tips on Social Media. Rick Sammon's Life Lessons We Can Learn From Mother Nature, a collection of Rick's favorite wildlife photographs accompanied by inspirational quotes. Mini-lessons on wildlife photography are also included, as well as quick Photoshop tips. Rick's book, Flying Flowers won the coveted Golden Light Award, and his book Hide and See Under the Sea won the Ben Franklin Award. Rick, who has photographed in almost 100 countries around the world, gives more than two-dozen photography workshops (including private workshops) and presentations around the world each year. Rick co-founded the Digital Photography Experience (www.dpexperience.com) with Juan Pons. DPE is on-line digital photography learning center that offers podcasts and articles - and more! Rick, who has been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is considered one of today's top digital -imaging experts, cutting through lots of Photoshop "speak," making it fun, easy and rewarding to work and play in the digital darkroom When asked about his photo specialty, Rick says, "My specialty is not specializing." See www.ricksammon.info and www.dpexperience.com for more information.
For those of you who are thinking about becoming full-time pro shooters, I thought Id put together a list of must-know photo-pro info.
When we take a picture, all were doing is recording light.