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November 4th, 2012

Authors@Google Talk now Live on YouTube

Posted By Michael Clark
A few weeks ago I gave a talk at Google as part of their Authors@Google program. I gave an hour long talk on my work and discussed the realities of working as a professional adventure sports photographer, as well as telling some stories about specific assignments. The talk dovetailed with my new book Exposed: Inside the Life …
September 11th, 2012

Equipment Overview & Shooting Workflow

Posted By Michael Clark
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 …
August 15th, 2012

2013 Ansel Adams Gallery Workshops Announced!

Posted By Michael Frye
A January moonrise from Valley View, Yosemite
The Ansel Adams Gallery recently announced their 2013 workshops. I’m pleased to be teaching four Yosemite photography workshops for the Gallery next year—Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom: Mastering Lightroom (January); Spring Yosemite Digital Camera Workshop (April); Hidden Yosemite (July); and The Digital Landscape: Autumn in Yosemite (October). As many of you know, I’m a big fan of …
August 15th, 2012

Summer 2012 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
The Summer 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 producing two book in one year, a review of the new Lithium Ion …
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 …
March 15th, 2012

Taming the Light: The art and technique of exposure blending

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
I am often asked about my post processing and the one question that always comes up is, “Did it really look like that”, asked with a good deal of skepticism. And rightly so! In the age of digital capture, and Photoshop it is nearly impossible to tell the difference between what is a photograph and …
March 7th, 2012

Lightroom 4 Goes on Sale; Should You Wait, or Dive In?

Posted By Michael Frye
Redbud and oaks, Merced River Canyon, processed in Lightroom 3
I’m a big fan of Lightroom. It’s easy to use, yet powerful, which makes it a great tool for both beginning and advanced photographers. I teach workshops about Lightroom, and wrote an eBook about it, because I think it’s a tool that can help many photographers. Personally, as Lightroom’s processing tools have grown more sophisticated I’ve …
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. …