Event: Reaching New Heights with Michael Clark and the GFX 100

picturelineSKU: PLE20191031

Sale price$1,500.00
Thursday, Oct. 31–Saturday,
Nov. 2, 2019
Refer to schedule
305 West 700 South,
Salt Lake City, UT 84101



Who should attend? Advanced Amateurs, Professionals

What should you know? Working knowledge of artificial lighting, digital workflow and manual mode on digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

Why this workshop is special? This workshop features multiple shooting situations with multiple opportunities for attendees to create their own images. Each attendee will also be provided a FUJIFILM GFX 100 Large Format Mirrorless Digital Camera to use for the duration of the workshop so that they may get the first-hand experience in using the latest in imaging technology. Lighting equipment, additional lenses, and on-site technicians will also be available to students to use as well for the duration of the event.

What should you bring? Each attendee should bring high-speed SD memory cards, a laptop computer, and a notebook.


Day 1
Introduction to the GFX 100: Go over the main features of the GFX 100

Setting up the GFX 100: A detailed overview of how to set up the camera and how I set it up. Participants will follow along and can set up their GFX 100 as we go through the menus. This will set us up for the rest of the workshop.

Lens Selection: A discussion of the various lenses and accessories.

Digital Workflow – Part 1

Studio Shoot: A half-day studio shoot with a dancer using strobes and shooting tethered

Day 2
Prepping images for Critique

Image Critique from Studio Shoot

Working with Advanced Lighting Techniques and the GFX 100: Discuss HSS and HS strobe techniques

Digital Workflow – Part 2

Location Shoot: On-Location shoot with mountain bikers (location dependent).

Day 3
Prepping images for Critique

Image Critique from Studio Shoot

Capturing 4K Motion Footage with the GFX 100

Digital Workflow – Part 3

Afternoon photoshoot: Capturing high-end portraiture in the studio and on location.


About Michael Clark

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Michael Clark is an internationally published outdoor 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 a variety of assignments to bring back stunning images of rock climbers, mountaineers, kayakers, big-wave surfers and mountain bikers in remote locations around the world. He uses unique angles, bold colors, strong graphics, and dramatic lighting 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 and added digital photography to his repertoire in 2003. While Michael still shoots some film, mostly medium format, the lion’s share of his images is now produced with high-resolution digital cameras.

He has been featured in Digital Photo Pro (December 2011), Outdoor Photographer (September 2001), Nikon World Magazine(Summer 2006), Digital Photographer (UK, 2010), Rangefinder Magazine (May 2010), and New Mexico Magazine (2007) for his work with extreme sports. Digital Photo Pro proclaimed Michael a "Master of Adventure" Photography in their 2011 Masters issue.

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