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Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure by Rick Sammon

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Epilog

My One Picture Promise

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I promise you … If you think about the one picture you’d take in a particular situation—think about the one best exposure, the one best composition, the one best lens to use, the one best set of camera settings—I promise you, you will get a higher percentage of “keepers.”

My promise works for my photo workshop students and I am sure it will work for you—because it forces you to be a little more thoughtful and careful before you press the shutter release button.

The image of the king penguins that opens this epilog is my favorite photograph from South Georgia Island. Here is why I like the photograph, which I took ...

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