In this informative and fun-filled presentation, Rick Sammon will begin by sharing his people, wildlife, landscape and travel pictures from around the globe - illustrating the difference between taking pictures and making pictures. For every image, Rick will share a photographic technique, digital darkroom tip, or a photo philosophy.
This is not just a slide show of pretty images. Rick is here to share what he's learned over his many years as a professional photographer - travelling to almost 100 countries.
In "Exploring the Light," Rick will cover:
Composition, the strongest way of seeing
Light, the main element in every photograph
HDR, when it good and when it's bad
Lightroom and Photoshop tips, tricks and techniques
Awaken the artist within with plug-ins
Landscape, seascape and icescape photography
Black and white photography
Shooting on a photo safari
What a histogram tells us
Speedlites and lighting
Getting and staying motivated
There will be an hour for lunch and two 15 minute breaks. Click here for a list of restaurants located within 5 minutes of Scarborough High School where you can find a quick lunch. Attendees may also bring their own lunch and snacks.
Rick Sammon enjoys sharing his photographs and providing practical how-to advice to a wide audience of photo enthusiasts. In recognition of his talent and influence, Rick has been named a Canon Explorer of Light.
Rick started his professional photography career as an underwater photographer, then transitioned into travel, landscape, wildlife, cultural and nature photography.
Rick's images have been published in many magazines and in his 36 books, including Rick Sammon's Exploring the Light,and 11 apps including Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet. Rick also writes the "Quick Fix" column for Digital Photo Magazine. Rick was also named one of the Top 100 Travel Photographers of the Year.