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July 3rd, 2015

Storage and Archiving Digital Workflow

Posted By Michael Clark
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Techno-babble disclaimer: This article contains quite a bit of jargon about RAID enclosures. For those not familiar with the various forms of RAID and how a RAID system works, I highly recommend reading the excellent Wikipedia page that discusses RAID in detail.  Earlier this year, I taught a one day storage and archiving seminar with my good friend Tony Bonanno for …
 
April 30th, 2015

Lightroom 6: First Impressions

Posted By Michael Frye
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After months of rumors, last week Adobe finally released Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC. When I saw the list of new features, I have to say I was a bit disappointed. I was hoping for improvements to Lightroom’s retouching tools, and to the Adjustment Brush. It would be nice to add a curve to only …
 
February 23rd, 2014

Michael Clark Photography Fall 2013 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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Note: This is a bit old, but still might be of interest to OP blog readers….the Winter 2014 issue of the Newsletter will be out soon! The Fall 2013 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, …
 
September 5th, 2013

Summer 2013 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Summer 2013 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 finding inspiration on a recent assignment, an overview of the new features …
 
July 31st, 2013

My Latest eBook: Landscapes in Lightroom 5

Posted By Michael Frye
Landscapes in Lightroom 5: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide
Here it is! My latest ebook, Landscapes in Lightroom 5: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide, is now available. I’m really excited about this new ebook, because I’ve been able to incorporate features that make this more of a hands-on learning experience. First, you can download the original Raw files used as examples in the ebook, and then follow along with each step yourself – just as if you were attending one of my workshops.
 
September 11th, 2012

Equipment Overview & Shooting Workflow

Posted By Michael Clark
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This is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of my e-book Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: A Professional Photographer’s Workflow. Chapter One is titled, “Shooting Workflow” and it covers how to set up your camera, cleaning the imaging sensor and also how to use the histogram for accurate exposures. The e-book is available on my website. Click here to read …
 
July 4th, 2012

How to Choose a Photography Workshop

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 16th, 2012

Digital Workflow ebook updated for Lightroom 4.1 and Photoshop CS6

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 15th, 2012

Lightroom 4: Working With the New Process

Posted By Michael Frye
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(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
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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 …