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May 2nd, 2014

Behind The Shot: “YALI TRIBE, WOLO VALLEY, SUNGAI BALIEM, PAPUA INDONESIA” by Jimmy Nelson

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Old culture tribesmen posing in front of a rainbow in New Guinea. "Two of the tribes inhabiting the Baliem Valley region are the Dani in the actual valley and the Yali (‘Lords of the Earth’) in the virgin forests of the highlands. Though ‘neighbours’, each tribe has a distinct language and culture. Physically, the Yali are remarkably smaller than the Dani. With men standing at just 150cm tall, the Yali are officially recognised as pygmies."
The first trip we went on was to Papua New Guinea. It had been at the top of my list for a long time, but I never had the chance to go there. For all the remote places I had travelled to in my life, with Papua New Guinea, I was stepping into the unknown. …
 
December 12th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Snowflakes’ by Don Komarechka – Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
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Snowflakes are an interesting photographic challenge. Their diminutive size brings many difficulties common to macro photography, and the cold environment does not offer any comfort. Still, the tiny snowflake can be an endless source of opportunity for a photographer up to the task. The process is relatively low-tech: get a dark woolen garment (I use …
 
February 6th, 2013

New e-book: Location Lighting for the Outdoor Photographer

Posted By Michael Clark
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Click here to purchase Location Lighting for the Outdoor Photographer I am very happy to announce my new e-book entitled Location Lighting for the Outdoor Photographer. This e-book is a 277 page e-book and is packed with pretty much everything I know about using artificial lighting in the outdoors. If you are looking to take …
 
May 14th, 2012

My New Book “Exposed” is finally out!

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 …
 
August 19th, 2010

Developing Vision and Style

Posted By Jay Goodrich
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Last night I picked up a book a friend loaned to me and couldn’t put it down once I began to read it. That book was Developing Vision and Style by Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite, David Ward, and Eddie Ephraums. I am not a fast reader, if you handed me a 500 page novel it …
 
July 29th, 2010

Summer 2010 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Summer 2010 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 with some musings on my latest workshops, an equipment review of the Eizo ColorEdge …
 
July 29th, 2010

Depth of Field Interview with Matt Brandon

Posted By Michael Clark
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A little over a month ago I got an email from Matt Brandon who is a photographer based in Kuala Lumpur. He not only shoots some fantastic images for NGOs but also teaches photography workshops and has recorded a number of interviews with professional photographers, talking about their work and the realities of working as a …
 
July 16th, 2010

Digital Workflow e-book updated for Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS5

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 3 and Photoshop CS5 and is now available on my website. I have been working on this new version of the e-book for a few months now and have done extensive research …
 
June 5th, 2010

Important Book, Important Discussion

Posted By Kevin Schafer
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Today, I want to put in a plug for an important book I’m reading right now: “Shooting In the Wild” by Chris Palmer. It is about wildlife film-making, its history, and its impact on conservation. But its most valuable contribution, in my view, is the book’s discussion of ethical behavior. Palmer, who has been involved …
 
June 2nd, 2010

Digital Masters: Adventure Photography included in Best Photography Books Collection

Posted By Michael Clark
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I am honored to see that my book Adventure Photography: Capturing the World of Outdoor Sports was included as one of the best Action photography books on the website BestPhotographyBooks.com. Also included in the action category are Galen Rowell’s Vision: The Art of Adventure Photography by Galen Rowell, To the Ends of the Earth: Adventures of an Expedition Photographer by Gordon Wiltsie …