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July 26th, 2012

A podcast interview on PhotographyPodcast.com

Posted By Michael Clark
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

Posted By Michael Clark
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 16th, 2012

Digital Workflow ebook updated for Lightroom 4.1 and Photoshop CS6

Posted By Michael Clark
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 15th, 2012

Lightroom 4: Working With the New Process

Posted By Michael Frye
(If you’re getting this post through email, click here to view the video.) I realized I forgot to post my second Lightroom 4 video here, so here it is, my second video about the new process in Lightroom 4. In Part One I explained how the new tone controls work; here in Part Two I … 
May 14th, 2012

My New Book “Exposed” is finally out!

Posted By Michael Clark
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 … 
April 13th, 2012

Lightroom 4: The New Tone Controls

Posted By Michael Frye
(If you’re getting this post through email, click here to view the video.) As I wrote last week, Lightroom 4 represents a big change—the biggest change to Adobe’s Raw processing engine since Adobe Camera Raw was introduced in 2003. They’ve completely revamped the underlying algorithms for all of the tonal controls, and changed the behavior, … 
December 20th, 2011

Photo Critique Series: Re-Processing a Misty Forest Scene

Posted By Michael Frye
Yes, the critiques are back—finally! This critique features a beautiful forest image called “Mist,” by David Eaton. The photograph was made in an area called The Chase near Birmingham, England. This is my second video critique, and I’ve broken it into two parts. The first video discusses the processing (briefly), light, composition, exposure, and sharpness. … 
September 1st, 2011

Photo Critique Series: An Intimate, Wide-Angle Composition from Scotland

Posted By Michael Frye
Finnich Gorge
Photo Critique Series: “Finnich Gorge” by David Dalziel from Michael Frye on Vimeo. I decided to try something new for this latest critique, and record my thoughts with video screen capture. I hope this will create a more interactive, immersive experience, as if you were watching me do a portfolio review in a workshop. Let … 
August 25th, 2011

Lightroom HDR

Posted By Michael Frye
(Click here if you have trouble viewing this video) Can you create HDR images in Lightroom? Yes! Well, sort of. Lightroom only works with one photograph at a time, so you can’t blend different exposures of a scene together. But you can handle some high-contrast scenes in Lightroom, without HDR software or Photoshop, by using Lightroom’s … 
June 24th, 2011

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom – 2 Day Digital Workflow Workshops

Posted By Michael Clark
START to FINISH WORKFLOW FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS 2 Day Hands On Workshop with Michael Clark – in a city near you! Lightroom is the essential software of choice for digital photographers on both Mac and Windows. This unique hands-on application experience is an intensive two-day workshop focused on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.0, in which participants learn …