About the Book
as i see it... is a personal vision of the world through the lens of the camera. The book includes images from several different bodies of work. Collections include HDR photography of South Beach (Miami), Landscape and Nature photography, Fashion/Portraits, and Figurative photography. Sam offers personal insight into the making of each collection.
Discount Code: BIGTEN is good for a $10 discount through Nov 30, 2011.
I've been involved in photography as an art for over thirty years. In high school, I was influenced by a photography teacher who instilled the purist principles of Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. I developed advanced skills in visualizing the tonal range of a setting and capturing images with available light. In the darkroom I experimented with a variety of chemical and temperature techniques for both film and print processing. At the University of Florida, my conservative and traditional perspective on photography as a visual medium was challenged by the thinking and works of Jerry Uelsmann, one of the early masters of photomontage, and guest lecturers like Robert Heineken (UCLA) whose montages embedded commercial erotica in highly unconventional images. Today my photography focuses on people - fashion, beauty, glamour, and fine art nudes.