Thursday, March 1, 2018
Picturing Success Blog
rick sammon & larry becker talk with the best photographers in the world
Monday, February 26, 2018
Larry interviews Rick about a topic near and dear to him, which influences his work
Rick has incorporated into his artistic views, a skill he calls Emotional Intelligence. So much of photography is beyond the buttons and dials, so it helps with a photographic master shares those kinds of motivations and you can use that new knowledge to improve your photography too.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Art Wolf is one of Rick’s photography heroes & he shares surprising insights, sure to get photographers thinking
He is a master at his craft and a master at working with people on his workshops and at his seminars. Art is an artist, a teacher, a conservationist and a humanitarian. He is also a super nice guy. No ego. As Rick says, out of all the people he knows, he like to be more like Art Wolfe.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
World renowned photographer & Canon Explorer of Light, Jack Reznicki, spends some time talking with us about some of his passions
There’s a solid discussion of how Copyright laws affect photographers and what to do about it. And of course we talk about the craft and business of photography.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Rick traveled to Venice in February and has some great insights and stories from the trip.
And since he was attending someone else’s workshop, he had some extra excursions and he has some great training tips. And of course there’s a whole gallery of images from the trip.
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Rick says that his Remote China photo workshop with Andy and Mia was perhaps one of his greatest photo adventures.
Andy and Mia arrange the cormorant fisherman to be on site before dawn so that his photo workshop participants could get picture-perfect shots. They also arranged for the group to visit the fishermen’s home, where Rick not only photographed the brothers, but also did some of his magic tricks for them. Andy and Mia also knew the best locations for the rice paddy shots.
which also provides consulting and training for tour operators. This is their brand and they’re working on launching a great new site and all branding will move to this. Andy’s site is www.andybeales.com
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Live Music Photographer, Podcaster & Radio Personality Steve Brazill shares some thoughts on Concert Photography
Steve Brazill is a Southern California based music photographer, and the host of the Behind the Shot Podcast. He discusses the intricacies of Live Music Photography, from pre-show preparation to editing.
Steve shares his thoughts on shooting positions, image selection, shooting RAW, and at high ISO, plus a suggestion of a great book for the aspiring concert photographer.
Be sure to visit SteveBrazill.com for more of Steve’s images, and BehindTheShot.tv for his podcast.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Mike Kubeisy and Larry have been friends for years so it was a natural connection to have Mike, one of the leading still shooters in Hollywood, on for a discussion behind the scenes from the set of the popular TV series NCIS.
Mike has been shooting in Hollywood for over 30 years as a Motion Picture and Television Stills Photographer. He’s contributed his skills on countless Episodic projects as well as Features and New Media content.
When Mike started back on NCIS in 2003, he never imagined he would be involved shooting on over 300 episodes! Not only did the Cast and Crew reach this epic milestone, it was accomplished while being the most viewed television show in the world 3 years in a row! Mike always says, “I’m Livin da Dream!”
Mike Kubeisy a trainer for KelbyOne, a Photoflex Light Leader, and a member of The International Cinematographers Guild I.A.T.S.E. Local 600.
Visit Mike’s website for a look at some great photography at 4stills.com
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Sure, most of our podcasts will be interviews with the best photographers in the world, but who the heck are these guys doing the interviews in the first place? This episode Rick and Larry interview each other for a little more behind-the-scenes look at the guys and some of the things they’ve learned, having been in the photography field for decades.
Get to know a little more about Rick Sammon and Larry Becker this time while Rick & Larry talk about some of their experiences in the industry and what they’re doing these days.
Find Rick and Larry online at their web sites:
http://ricksammon.com and http://larrybecker.tv
Jonathan Scott is an award winning wildlife photographer, television presenter and conservationist living in Kenya, married to photographer Angela Scott and fondly known as The Big Cat People. Jonathan talks about his life as a photographer, what inspires him, how he got started and the joy of working as a team with his wife Angela.
Description: The Scott’s are the only couple to have won the Overall Award in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition as Individuals – Jonathan in 1987 and Angela in 2002. They are both Canon Ambassadors and SanDisk Elite Team members. Jonathan loves to share his passion for life and photography and how important it is to give back.
Be sure to visit: www.jonathanangelascott.com