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Professional photographer Catherine Hall and overenthusiastic amateur Leo Laporte chat with some of the world's leading and most inspirational image-makers. Learn tips from acclaimed pros, as they impart their knowledge of making arresting images through personal anecdotes, real world experience, and a discussion of their favorite toys. The show educates, inspires and empowers photographers of all levels. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.


TWiT Photo 29: Rick Sammon

October 19th, 2011

Episode 13 of 50 episodes

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte. See a live demo of creative lighting solutions! Enthusiastic educator Rick Sammon shares his incredible ingenuity and shows us just how to put his tip "Get the darn flash off the camera!" into action. Catherine models once again, and Leo gets to play assistant. See how this Canon Explorer of Light answers the question "What can you do with just one light?" Guest: Rick Sammon Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Rick's Tips 1) Take the darn flash off the camera. 2) Lighting illuminates; shadows define. 3) The closer you are to a subject, the more intimate the portrait becomes. Rick's Favorite Gears Westcott Rick Sammon on-location Light Control Kit 1018 Promote Control LINKS Rick's creativeLive class Rick's website Embrace The Situation. Rick's iPad, iPhone and Mac App Sale! Canon EOS-1D X Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 57:46

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