Photographer Michael Clark provides an inside look at the
reality of working in extreme conditions to capture and process his
breath-taking images. He offers start-to-finish details of some of
his most demanding assignments – rock climbing, big wave
surfing, sky diving, and mountain biking – sharing his
personal shooting expertise, on-the-fly problem solving skills, and
photography post-processing techniques in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
and Adobe Photoshop (including Lightroom 4 and Photoshop
This gorgeous guide for intermediate to advanced DSLR shooters is packed with practical tips, detailed lighting setups, and behind-the-scenes stories from a variety of Clark’s most challenging adventure photography assignments. With an engaging writing style and cliffhanger details, the author allows you to tag along with him to improve your skills and find inspiration to create images instead of just taking them. He also covers the important business aspects of working as a professional shooter.
A DVD-ROM with 149-minutes of video shows the author’s post-processing workflow using Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS6 for 16 of the images featured in the book. He also includes a how-to primer on these software programs, as well as provides a primer on color management. Clark’s valuable insights and tips will guide professional and aspiring photographers interested in turning their passion into a profession as well as amateur photographers looking to improve their skills.