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About Michael
Michael Clark is an internationally published outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. He produces intense, raw images of athletes pushing their sports to the limit and has risked life and limb on a variety of assignments to bring back stunning images from remote locations around the world. He uses unique angles, bold colors, strong graphics and dramatic lighting to capture fleeting moments of passion, gusto, flair and bravado in the outdoors. A sampling of his clients include: Nikon, Adobe, Red Bull, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Men's Journal and Outdoor Photographer. See more of Michael's work at www.michaelclarkphoto.com.

July 26th, 2012

A podcast interview on PhotographyPodcast.com

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After publishing a stellar review of my book, Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer, Scott Eccleston of Weekly Photo Tips asked if I would be willing to be interviewed for their website PhotographyPodcast.com. Of course I agreed. Interviews are always a great marketing opportunity and it is just fun to talk with a fellow photographer …
July 4th, 2012

How to Choose a Photography Workshop

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Choosing the right photography workshop can be difficult. It is difficult to know how open the instructor will be, what their teaching style is like and exactly what you can gain from a workshop. Because of the high cost of workshops doing your own research is a must. Since I teach a number of workshops, …
June 27th, 2012

The Nikon D800: Nikon’s Medium Format Killer

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When Nikon first announced the D800, and its genre-busting 36 MP resolution, I think the entire photo industry was surprised—myself included. I didn’t really feel like I needed 36 MP resolution. Before it was announced, I was sure the D800 would be a 24 MP version of the Nikon D700. But it wasn’t, and thank …
June 16th, 2012

Digital Workflow ebook updated for Lightroom 4.1 and Photoshop CS6

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Click here to purchase Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: A Professional Photographer’s Workflow I am happy to announce that the new version of my digital workflow e-book, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: A Professional Photographer’s Workflow has been updated for Lightroom 4.1 and Photoshop CS6 and is now available on my website. I have been working on this new version …
June 9th, 2012

The Nikon D4: Nikon’s New Workhorse

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While shooting big-wave surfing in Tahiti last year, and in Hawaii earlier this year, I remember longing for more megapixels and a faster framing rate than I was getting with my Nikon D700. In short, I was longing for a D4-like camera. And well, Nikon did not disappoint. Without a doubt the Nikon D4 is …
May 21st, 2012

The Annular Eclipse as seen in Albuquerque, NM

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Last night, on May 20th, 2012, the annular eclipse lined up perfectly for those of us in New Mexico. I drove down to Albuquerque and shot images of the annular eclipse in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, just above the city of Albuquerque. All of the images in this blog post, save for one, …
May 19th, 2012

Spring 2012 Newsletter

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The Spring 2012 issue of the Michael Clark Photography Newsletter is now available for download. If you’d like to sign up for the Newsletter just drop me an email and I’ll add you to the mailing list. This issue includes an editorial about why this first newsletter of the year is so late in coming, an …
May 14th, 2012

My New Book “Exposed” is finally out!

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I am happy to report that my new book, Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer is finally out and is shipping right now to those that have pre-ordered the book. I am also very happy to report that the book looks very nice. If you have been holding off on this book …
May 9th, 2012

On Assignment: Shooting Adventure Sports images for Lifstil

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Last fall I was honored to be able to shoot an advertising campaign for a German start up company named Lifstil. “Lifstil” is an Icelandic word, which means lifestyle. Lifstil manufacturers extremely tough and durable portable cases for Apple laptop computers out of high-end materials used to make snowboards. They make a variety of cases …
April 8th, 2012

The Nikon D4 and D800 have landed

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I don’t usually create blog posts talking about a specific piece of equipment, but in this case I am so stoked on Nikon’s new cameras I just thought I would put a blurb up on the blog here about the Nikon D4 sitting on my desk. The image quality is superb and the video capture …