Monday, 8 October 2012

Rick Sammon Workshop in Toronto - One Day Only

Introducing my good friend, Rick Sammon

Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, is one of the most active photographers on the planet. The dude just can’t sit still!

Rick has published 36 paper books, including Secrets of HDR Photography, Exploring the Light, and Digital Photography Secrets. Rick’s book, Flying Flowers won the coveted Golden Light Award, and his book Hide and See Under the Sea won the Ben Franklin Award.

He is also a leader in iPad and iPhone photography apps. His apps include:
• Rick Sammon’s Light It! – a collection of live-action movies that show Rick’s basic lighting techniques.
• Rick Sammon’s iHDR – an interactive iPad app that shows the user the wonders of HDR photography.
• Rick Sammon’s 24/7 Photo Buffet – an e-book that offers 24/7 access to Rick’s best photo tips, tricks and techniques. iPhone and iPad versions available.

Rick, who has photographed in almost 100 countries around the world, gives more than two-dozen photography workshops (including private workshops) and presentations around the world each year.

He co-founded the Digital Photography Experience podcast ( with Juan Pons and also hosts several shows on and has a three-day class on

Rick has been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is considered one of today’s top digital -imaging experts, cutting through lots of Photoshop “speak,” making it fun, easy and rewarding to work and play in the digital darkroom.

When asked about his photo specialty, Rick says, “My specialty is not specializing.”

See for more information about Rick.  

 Friday, August 9, 2013 – two field workshops
All attendees will receive directions to our shoot location and further details closer to the event. You are also invitied to roam the junk yard for the two hours that you are not involved in Kevin and Rick's 2 hour field workshop. For example, you are in the first two hours field workshop and can remain and wander the 25 acre junk yard for the next two hours before returning for our classroom session on editing.

Group One Field Photo Shoot from 7:30am till 9:30am
Group Two Field Photo Shoot from 9:30am till 11:30am

We will be headed out for a morning HDR shoot on Friday morning. Join Kevin and Rick, author of the iPad app, Rick Sammon iHDR and the book, HDR Secrets, on thsi one day only HDR workshop to a 25 acre junk yard.

Rick will help you capture the entire dynamic range of the scenes. He'll also help you with composition and stand shoulder to shoulder helping you take photographs.

You will have the chance to shoot strictly HDR shots or work with a model as she poses at various locations through out the junk yard.  

Friday, August 9, 2013 -12:00pm till 3:00pm

In the afternoon, the learning does not stop there. We will head back to the classroom at a local hotel and Rick will walk you through editing your photos we took on the workshop.

What to bring on Friday: a laptop for editing or notepad for taking notes during the editing session. In the morning bring your camera, tripod, flashes, gels, lenses, reflectors, and appropriate clothing.

To pay by check please make check payable to KPep Photography and mail to:
KPep Photography
100 Barrie Street,
Cambridge, Ontario

Once we receive your payment by mail and your check has cleared we will send you back a receipt and ticket. Please bring that receipt and ticket to gain entrance into that event.

For PayPal payments you will receive a receipt immediately upon accepted payment. Please bring that receipt with you to gain entrance to the event.

Please contact me to book or visit

For cancellations prior to 14 days before the event you will receive a full refund less $5 handling charge. For any cancellations less than 30 days or mor ethan 14 days prior to the event we will retain 50% of the fee. Any cancellations less than 14 days prior to the event there is no refund offered.

The fee for this workshop is $129 plus HST and we are limiting the attendees to maximum of 15 per field photography session.

To read about how people felt about our last workshop at this location please read this blog from one of our students at the last workshop.