If you like learning on the go, check out my apps. They are basically how-to ebooks that help you make better pictures! Have fun with 'em.
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 50+ Tips for Nik Color Efex Pro – My newest app is "Rick Sammon’s 50+ Tips for Nik Color Efex Pro." The app (like an interactive e-book) is actually three iPhone/iPad apps in one: 1) Illustrative app showing before-and-after examples of every filter in Nik Color Efex Pro. These examples can help you awaken the artist within; 2) An app with more than 50 photo tips - tips that can help make you a better photographer; 3) Wallpaper app with 50 photographs that can be used as wallpaper for your iPhone and iPad.
Rick Sammon's iHDR. This app (formerly called Rick Sammon's HDR Portfolio) 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.
Underwater Wonders – Calling all moms and dads, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters - and friends and neighbors who have or know youngsters. Underwater Wonders, my first iPad app for kids (as well as scuba divers), is now available. Most folks don't know this: for 20 years I devoted my life to photographing and preserving the underwater environment. I headed up the conservation organization CEDAM International: Conservation, Education Diving and Marine Research.
Rick's Big Cats - If you like big cats, I think you'll like Rick's Big Cats - a wallpaper app for the iPhone and iPad that features my favorite photographs - 20 - of big cats, including lions and lepoards. Click here for info. It's free!
Butterfly Wonders – my interactive iPad app for nature lovers and close-up photographers, is here! The interactive iPad app features my favorite photographs of living butterflies – exotic species from around the world. Don't miss the section on how to take close-up photographs. Lots of tech info there, including camera settings.
Social Media Marketing for Photographers – Socialize or succumb. It's as simple as that my friends. In Social Media Marketing for Photographers, I get you started on social media . . . and on the all-important business side of photography, as well. The app is available for both the iPad and iPhone. It's my one-hour social media presentation that I have given around the country. Introductory price is $9.99. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Light It! and Light It Light!: My basic lighting apps – iPhone and iPad. Click here to see the intro movie to Light It! Some of the QuickTime movies originally appeared in my Wiley Publishing DVDs, as mentioned within the app and in the app store.