Rick is the host of two series on the Do It Yourself (DIY) cable/satellite network: Photography Workshop and Digital Photography Workshop. He has appeared on every major morning show across the country.

Rick has also hosted 10 episodes of the Canon” Photo Safari.” Locations include Galapagos, Belize, Botswana and Thailand. In these programs, Rick teaches television and movie stars how to take better pictures. His students have included: Maria Conchita Alonzo, Dana Delany, John O’Hurely (Seinfeld’s J. Peterman) and most recently Kelly Packard of TV’s “Baywatch.”

Rick is the author of 21 books – his latest is the world’s first e-book on a CD for photographers: “The Camera Looks Both Ways – In Picturing the Subject, We Are Also Picturing A Part of Ourselves.”

Rick has written more than 1,000 articles on photography, traveling, wildlife and conservation. Over the years he has contributed to: Popular Photography, Outdoor Photographer, PC Photo, eDigitalPhoto.com, Caribbean Travel & Life, Studio Photography and Design, The Explorer’s Journal, Shutterbug, eDigitalPphoto.com Photographer’s Forum and Sport Diver (this guy’s a scuba diver, too).

Since 1990, Rick has been the weekly photography columnist for the Associated Press – a column that has about 10 million readers a week. Rick also writes 12 travel features for the Associated Press each year.
All Rick’s writings make him the most frequently published photographer/writer in the world.

Rick also teaches photo workshops. He teaches for some of the most prestigious photo workshops in the country: Maine Photographic Workshop, Palm Beach Photo Workshop, and the Santa Fe Photo Workshops. He also teaches 35mm and digital photography workshops for Popular Photography and eDigitalPhoto.com.

His workshops (more than 20 in the past 5 years) have taken him to China, Costa Rica and throughout the United States.

A member of the Explorers Club, Rick has documented cultures in Brazil, Nepal, India, Cuba, Thailand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Costa Rica.
Visit with Rick on his Web site:
www.ricksammon.com.