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On Location Photography
Rick Sammon
with Rick Sammon
In this video series photographer Rick Sammon goes through some location shoots around the Tampa Bay area. READ MORE
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On Location Photography
lessons: 14 Course Lessons
duration: 58min
published: 2008
watched: 932 Member Views
On Location Photography
with Rick Sammon
In this video series photographer Rick Sammon goes through some location shoots around the Tampa Bay area. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: What Is In The Bag? (free course preview)

Rick opens up his camera bag and goes through the gear he uses when going out on location to shoot

10min, 29sec
lesson 2: Scenic Photography

Be sure to check out all the details at a location so that you capture enough images to tell the whole story

3min, 4sec
lesson 3: On Location Portraiture

Take the time to make the picture. An important part of this process is controlling the light with filters and diffusers

6min, 31sec
lesson 4: Indoor Low-Light Shooting

Find a good background, set your exposure, boost your exposure, and make sure to keep your subject involved

6min, 15sec
lesson 5: Birds in Flight

When shooting a fast-moving subject, shoot with a fast shutter speed in shutter priority mode

2min, 52sec
lesson 6: Capturing the Flavor

It's important to keep in mind the difference between what we see and what the camera sees

2min, 48sec
lesson 7: Quick Tips

Visit the gift shop and look at postcards, seek out opportunities, and remember: if you don't know, ask someone who does

6min, 59sec
lesson 8: Seek Out the Pictures

Get there early, don't make hasty decisions, and take the fun shots

2min, 7sec
lesson 9: Single Off-Camera Flash

Set up your lighting ahead of time, and balancing the flash with the available light

5min, 13sec
lesson 10: Shooting Action in Low Light

Adjust shutter speed, move the flash, and you can lower the shutter to create an artistic effect

2min, 30sec
lesson 11: Before and After

Rick shoots some Flamenco dancers in action and talks about his camera settings after the show

1min, 39sec
lesson 12: Animals in Captivity

This is a great time if you have an auto exposure bracketing setting on your camera. Remember to always expose for the highlights

5min, 53sec
lesson 13: Action!

You have to be ready for the action. This is especially important when shooting animals

1min, 24sec
lesson 14: Patience Pays

It's a good rule of thumb to always be patient, and it's especially important when shooting wildlife

50 sec
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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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