Learn photography – at home and on site - with my apps

Rick Sammon's Photo Sundial is a all-in-one app that gives you the sun, the stars, the moon - and much more. Never miss another sunrise or sunset again.

The app is great for on-site shooting, as well as for trip planning. Twenty-five photos, along with how-to photo tips are included, too!

Hey, if you find a better priced and more fully-featured sun-finder app, please let me know. For the iPhone and iPad.

Sammonisms - My photo workshop participants are familiar with my "Sammonisms" - one-liners that drive home an important photo technique. My Sammonisms app, developed my Dr. Dave Wilson, features these sayings – and more: each tip/guideline/rule is described by a page of text with example photos. I share 50 photographs that illustrate the tips and techniques, and each photo displays the exact camera settings used (the "EXIF" info). Dr. Dave also developed my Photo Buffet and iHDR apps (scroll down for info).

Rick Sammon's Conquer Composition is designed to give you a jump start on landscape composition techniques. It’s like an interactive ebook that makes learning fast and fun. The app,using Flip Book technology, is illustrated with 27 of my favorite images from my Iceland photo workshops. Each photo includes all camera info and a composition tip. Videos, most shot in Iceland, are included, too. For the iPhone and iPad

Rick Sammon’s Beauty of Bosque  is an interactive travel app that also features detailed photo information. Flipping through the screens gives you a quick tour of the awe-inspiring wildlife refuge, while gathering photo tips along the way that will help you get great shots. Here's a quick how-to video on the app.

Rick Sammon’s World of Butterflies takes the user on a virtual tour and interactive of some of the world’s most beautiful butterflies. Along the tour the user learns about each animal and also gets photo information. Fifty-five of my favorite butterfly photographs are included. There's also a how-to section with tips on close-up photography.

Rick Sammon's Light It! is designed for those who want to learn the basics of lighting.

 The app provides access to both video lessons and before/after photographs which a wireless network connection is required. Total view time is 1.5 hours. For the iPhone and iPad.

Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet: My flagship comprehensive how-to app for travelers Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet - for both the iPhone and iPad. It's basically an interactive, how-to e-book that covers a ton of photo topics that you can keep with you 24/7. Improve your pictures indoors, outdoors, with a flash, in natural light, with reflector, diffuser and so on.

Rick Sammon's iHDR This info-pack app is packed with HDR photos (my latest from around the world), info and movies. It's a great way to learn and experience HDR. The app has the same great content as HDR Portfolio, but with an added Favorites section. It's called iHDR because the app is all about how you can create cool HDR images using your imagination – combined with HDR photography innovations. Click here to download and to start the HDR fun.