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Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer by Michael Clark

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Chapter 8. Under Pressure

“The only death you die is the one you die by not living. Dream big and dare to fail.”

— NORMAN VAUGHAN

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An image created during a high-pressure assignment for Red Bull of world-class paraglider Honza Rejmanek flying high over the Wasatch Range near Salt Lake City, Utah, while training for the 2011 X-Alps competition.

On many assignments, especially those that involve big budgets, there can be extreme pressure to get the images the client wants or images that exceed the client’s expectations. That pressure isn’t always placed on me by the client. I put a lot of pressure on myself to get the images I want on every shoot. ...

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