Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Times Square Shoot: Join the Photo Fun!

If you live in NYC, or will be visiting NYC, or have friends who lives in NYC . . . you and they don't want to miss the historic event that I am planning for 6.18.11. Okay, so it will not be that historic, but it will be BIG. Plus, it will be free. Mark your calendar. Bring your camera.

Don't B L7. Be there! And look for me in the white Smugmug, t-shirt.

Here is the info: 

All you need to do is show up, shoot, pose and upload. We’ll meet in Duffy Square in Times Square for a group photo at 5 PM!

I’ll give some photo tips on site. I’ll also be posting some cityscape photo tips on my blog the week before. 

I’ll have guest instructors. You’ll shoot in and around Times Square – until whenever. That night or the next day, you’ll upload your photos to a special Smugmug site – for the entire world to see.

To capture the idea of the "bigness" of the event, I used my Canon 15mm fish-eye lens on my Canon 5D Mark II.

Here's a tip that applies to the opening photo for this post: Always look up.

I hope you can join the photo fun.

Below are two pictures that my friend Laurie Shupp took of me the last time I was in Times Square.

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Michael Downey said...

I AM IN!!! This sounds like a blast. It'll be great to see you again too.

"Just Keep Clickin,'"
Michael Downey

Unique Photo


Mark said...

I'm hoping to round up a group from CT to come down for this.

Rick Sammon said...

Mark... Please send me an email; ricksammon@mac.com.

thank you

They call me Mel said...

I'll finally get to meet Michael! Yeah! I'm hoping to be there too! Can't be in the same city with Rick and NOT take advantage of this opportunity! :)

losta said...

Sounds like fun! I hope to attend.

mr Lhasa Apso said...

wow great pics!! can imagen you have a great camera?? just love your pro work best regards Frank

Paul said...

Hi Rick, this really sounds fun.
I only have and hour or so break at work but would still like to join you all. Really looking forward to it.

Signs Of The Times said...


Earlier in the day is the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, always a great experience with many photo ops. The set up is the best part and it starts about noon and builds until the parade starts at 2pm.

That would be a hell of a photo day, Times Sq and Coney!

Bob Jagendorf

Anonymous said...

I'm in, cant wait for the weekend

Gerry said...

Hi Rick,
I'm so looking forward to this event. Do you have any insight on Tripods in NYC? Can we use them?

Thanks and see you on saturday!

Rick Sammon said...

HI Gerry

I am not sure about a tripod. I am not toting one! Best, Rick

Juan Pons said...

I will also be there and looking forward to meeting everyone.

Gerry, I don't know about a tripod, but I will be bringing a Gorillapod, small, easy to carry.


photos_r_art said...

I am hoping to attend work permitting.

Mark Kalan said...

Bummer! I'll be in Brooklyn! first, for the Mermaid Parade then for the Brooklyn Cyclones vs Staten Island Yankees baseball game. Next time!