The Route 66 Photo Road Trip: How to Eat, Stay, Play, and Shoot Like a Pro (Paperback)
The essential guide to enjoying and photographing the Mother Road
“Rick Sammon has a super power: he makes any photographic technique or concept simple to understand.” — PhotoFocus.com
From legendary photographer Rick Sammon and his wife, Susan, The Route 66 Photo Road Trip is the perfect companion to enjoying and photographing everything that the country’s most famous highway has to offer, whether you’re hauling professional gear or just your phone!
One of the earliest cross-country routes for the first American motor tourists, Route 66 still teems with nostalgic attractions and natural wonder. The Sammons guide you from Amarillo to Las Vegas, focusing on the thriving and historical southwest segment of the highway featuring classic venues like the 66 Diner and the Hotel Andaluz.
This guide includes recommendations for dining and lodging, lists of attractions, hour- by- hour road itineraries, and essential tips for capturing memorable photographs by day or night, stopped or in a moving car, with a DSLR or an iPhone.
About the Author
Canon Explorer of Light and award-winning photographer/author/educator Rick Sammon is a tireless, prolific and inspirational image-maker. He divides his photography time between creating images (for his 37 books and 13 online classes), leading photo workshops (five or six a year) and making personal appearances (more than a dozen a year). In his personal time, Rick plays guitar and piano daily. Rick’s enthusiasm for digital imaging and teaching is contagious. He is a man on a mission – a mission to make digital photography fun, creative, exciting and rewarding for others.
Susan Sammon is a photographer and spent months shooting and exploring the Mother Road.