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Landscape Photography: Shooting From Dawn to Dusk


Journey through stunning sand dune vistas with photo guru Rick Sammon & elevate your landscape photos from bland to breathtaking in this online class.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Concise, close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Rick Sammon
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Add impressive night photography to your repertoire with guidance from renowned night photographer Lance Keimig. First, learn about the history of this relatively new photographic process and get Lance’s recommendations on equipment you should save on and splurge on. Then, Lance heads to the historic ghost town of Bodie, California, to show you the essentials of exposure, composition, focus and white balance for exceptional results. Next, learn the ins and outs of your digital camera to capture the mystery and beauty of the starry sky and experiment with long exposure and light painting for unique results. Finally, Lance shares post-processing techniques to amplify your images and showcase your professional-quality finished night photos.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Gear Up
Join Rick in Colorado's stunning Great Sand Dunes National Park for an introduction to landscape photography and the essential gear that can help take your photos to the next level.
2. Sunrise
3. Midday Shoot
4. Sunset Shoot
5. Specialty Shots

Taught by

Rick Sammon
Rick Sammon
Travel photography is second nature for Rick Sammon; he’s traveled to almost 100 countries for his photography, books, apps, seminars, blog and online training classes. A member of the Canon Explorers of Light program, the Explorers Club, a Lexar Elite Pro and a Westcott Top Pro, Rick has been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is in the DEMA Hall of Fame and is a NOGI winner.

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