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January 28th, 2013

Winter 2013 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Winter 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 how the learning process never ends, an equipment review comparing the Nikon D800 …
 
January 21st, 2013

On Assignment: NEXTERA Energy Resources

Posted By Michael Clark
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Late last year I was contacted by a green energy company about photographing a few of their wind turbine sites in Dodge City, Kansas. That company, NEXTera Energy Resources, was looking for different types of images than the standard beauty shots of wind turbines and the surrounding landscape. Of course, I still had to come …
 
December 2nd, 2012

Embracing Risk

Posted By Michael Clark
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Embrace risk. That is the key to improving at anything. Without the willingness to go down the uncharted path, you will not learn, you will not improve, and you will not grow. This might sound a little preachy, but it is a life lesson I have learned again and again as a climber, a mountaineer, …
 
November 16th, 2012

Fall 2012 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Fall 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 looking back on sixteen years of assignment work, a review of the new …
 
November 4th, 2012

Authors@Google Talk now Live on YouTube

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 …
 
October 8th, 2012

Podcast Interview with jpeg@RAW Tonight

Posted By Michael Clark
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Tonight, on October 9, 2012,  I will be interviewed on the jpeg2RAW podcast and you can tune in Live at 6:30 PM MST (8:30 PM EST). We will be talking shop about how I create my adventure sports images and you will have the opportunity to ask questions toward the end of the live podcast. …
 
September 19th, 2012

Equipment Review: LowePro Rover Pro 45L AW

Posted By Michael Clark
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A little over two years ago I met up with Pete Hill, who at that point was the Senior Product Designer for Lowepro. During our meeting he asked me, “What product are we not making that you would like to see?” It wasn’t an easy question to answer since LowePro makes more styles of camera …
 
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 …
 
August 31st, 2012

The New Li-Ion Elinchrom Quadra Battery

Posted By Michael Clark
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Disclaimer: In an effort to be up front with my readers about my relationships with photo equipment suppliers I want to let you know that I am “sponsored” to a degree by the folks at Elinchrom and give them feedback on their gear to help improve it. With that said, in my reviews I will …
 
August 15th, 2012

Summer 2012 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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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 …