Author: Garret M. Clarke

The speed of medium format with photographer Garret M. Clarke. He was recently selected to attend the Red Bull Photography Academy in Tokyo, Japan where he shot athletes in action. For this project, Garret used the Phase One XF 100MP Camera System and put it to the tes

The speed of medium format

Photographer Garret M. Clarke is a storyteller who uses imagery as his preferred mode of expression. He was recently selected to attend the Red Bull Photography Academy in Tokyo, Japan where he shot athletes in action. For this project, Garret used the Phase One XF 100MP Camera System and put it to the test. There is a perception out there that medium format is not suited to sports or action photography. So we asked Garret about his experience and the results he got using Phase One medium format in a high-speed sports shoot. Giving Phase One a go in Tokyo “I was recently very fortunate to be selected to attend the Red Bull Photography Academy in Tokyo. The night before the first shoot I took the Phase One out for a stroll on the streets of Shinjuku. I wanted to familiarize myself with the settings and controls, as well as see how it felt in my hands before shooting with it. While the fundamentals are easy to access on a Phase One, there are so …