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Adventures in Closeup Photography with Rick Sammon
Rick Sammon
with Rick Sammon
lessons: 14 Course Lessons
duration: 3hr, 14min
published: 2008
watched: 1907 Member Views
Adventures in Closeup Photography with Rick Sammon
with Rick Sammon
We are actually thinking of calling this class Rick Sammon Live because it is basically the slide presentation Rick gives around the country and around the world. It includes his best photographs and best tips and his best jokes! For each and every slide, you get a cool tip, either photography or Photoshop. See Rick in action from the comfort of your own home. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Rick introduces himself in this classroom setting and prepares the students for the course.

57 sec
lesson 2: Light: The Main Subject in Every Photograph

Our eyes see a dynamic range of about 11 f-stops, our camera sees only 5-6 f-stops. Learn how to see, control and play with the light for picture-perfect images.

6min, 51sec
lesson 3: Capture the Light

Understanding the light and learning how to control the light

5min, 24sec
lesson 4: Working in Multiple Ranges

Working with high dynamic range and double processed images

10min, 54sec
lesson 5: Make Pictures, Just Don't Take Pictures

Just do not take pictures, make pictures. You are the director of the shoot. You just need to take control

20min, 35sec
lesson 6: Relationship with Your Subjects

How to interact with the people you are photographing. Showing the pictures and sending the pictures

17min, 41sec
lesson 7: People Pictures: The Camera Looks Both Ways

It is true, the camera really does look both ways. In picturing the subject, you are also picturing a part of yourself. You will find ideas here for getting the reactions you want from your subjects

19min, 20sec
lesson 8: People Photography Tech Talk

Check out how to use different lenses, daylight fill-in flash, reflectors and diffusers to create professional looking photographs. Also see how Rick keeps it fun!

22min, 26sec
lesson 9: Wildlife Photography

Rick has photographed wildlife in Botswana, Galapagos, Kenya and Namibia. See his best photos and read his best tips here

20min, 35sec
lesson 10: Chilly Adventures! Shooting in the Snow

From the Sub-Arctic to Antarctica, Rick has photographed polar bears, penguins and spectacular landscapes and seascapes. If you shoot in the snow, or plan to, this lesson is for you

9min, 44sec
lesson 11: Adventures in Close-up Photography

Get up close and personal with small creatures. Learn how to use macro lenses and right lights for larger-than-life images

7min, 20sec
lesson 12: Landscape and Scenic Photography

Love outdoor photography? Want to learn how to create dramatic landscape and scenic images? Check out Rick's full color and IR images in this lesson and learn his secrets

17min, 18sec
lesson 13: Photographing Festivals

What fun! Learn how to capture the action and excitement of any festival, and see how Rick recorded a festival in Bhutan

10min, 20sec
lesson 14: Enter Photoshop

It is all here! Ricks quickest tips on how to use Photoshop to turn your snapshots into great shots!

25min, 19sec
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Canon Explorer of Light & Travel Photography Expert
Canon Explorer of Light and award-winning photographer Rick Sammon is one of the most active photographers on the planet. With over 40 years of experience he divides his time between creating images, giving seminars, developing online classes, leading workshops, and making personal appearances. Rick’s enthusiasm for digital imaging is contagious and it’s his mission to make digital photography fun, creative, exciting, and rewarding for others.
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