Workshop Date: Friday, Nov. 6
Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
THE OTHER SIDE OF FEAR: TAKING ADVENTURE PHOTOGRAPHY TO THE EDGE
Michael Clark has been working as a professional adventure photographer for over two decades. In his 25 years as a pro, he has worked with prestigious clients like Apple, Nike, Fujifilm, Adobe, Red Bull, National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer and many other commercial and editorial clients. In his 1.5 hour presentation Michael will cover a wide variety of topics including a brief overview of his career, how he has used technology to continually push his photography forward and stand out from the crowd, what it is like to be on a big commercial assignment, working with medium format cameras (like the FUJIFILM GFX 100), and how he has crafted some of his most iconic images. As a world-renown adventure sports, travel and landscape photographer, Michael is knowledgeable on a wide range of topics and this presentation will be chocked full of little-known nuggets that can help you become a better photographer. Come join us for what is sure to be an exciting, engaging and action-packed presentation.
Michael Clark is an internationally published adventure photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. He produces intense, raw images of athletes pushing their sports to the limit and has risked life and limb on numerous assignments to bring back stunning images of rock climbers, mountaineers, kayakers, mountain bikers, big-wave surfers, sky divers and many other extreme sports athletes, often working in remote locations around the world. He uses unique angles, bold colors, strong graphics and cutting-edge, dramatic lighting techniques to capture fleeting moments of passion, gusto, flair and bravado in the outdoors. Balancing extreme action with subtle details, striking portraits and wild landscapes, he creates images for the editorial, advertising and stock markets worldwide.
As a former physicist Michael has worked on both sides of the technical revolution – helping refine the technology and using it for his current profession. Michael has worked as a professional photographer since 1996. He has been featured in Digital Photo Pro, Outdoor Photographer, Nikon World Magazine, Digital Photographer, Rangefinder Magazine, and New Mexico Magazine for his work with extreme sports. Digital Photo Pro proclaimed Michael a “Master of Adventure” Photography” in their 2011 Masters issue.
He contributes to National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Men’s Journal, Backpacker, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Climbing, Alpinist, Rock and Ice, Bike Magazine and The New York Times among many others.