Clark Griffiths is currently offering color grading facilities worldwide while residing in Chicago and working for Framestore. Clark mainly specializes in advertisements, short movies, and music videos.
Prior to becoming a colorist and working with VFX, Griffiths worked as a freelancer, mostly taking lifestyle and location photos for ad campaigns. While browsing through his portfolio, you can find the work Clark has done for Toyota, Disney, Charter Communications, and several other popular companies.
Griffiths got his education at Kansas University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government. Back then, Clark was already interested in photography and used the Canon camera for amateurs, namely 800D(T7i). Later on, he received his Master’s in Urban, Community and Regional Planning.
At one point, Clark Griffiths photographer manages his own ad photography agency, offering location-based photo shoots to a variety of customers, from small local companies to international corporations. Some of his most notable clients include Bright House Networks, Public Supermarkets, and Toyota among many others.
Griffiths approaches his work very seriously, as he only uses popular cameras, revered by professional photographers from around the world. Clark considers the EOS 6D Mark-II to be the best Canon camera he ever worked with.
Clark Griffiths also spent a portion of his career being employed by The Mills as a runner and photographer. A huge part of his job was making sure their clients were satisfied while remaining on the company’s premises. While he was assigned to take headshots of all his colleagues, Clark used the best Canon camera for portraits such as 5DS-R and 5D Mark IV. He was also responsible for designing 2D images, used for various projects.
Nowadays, Clark Griffiths enjoys the career of an assistant colorist at Framestore. Mainly creating content for ad campaigns, movie shorts, and music videos, he became proficient at using all kinds of software including Baselight, Davinci Resolve, and Adobe products. His skill set covers color space workflows, creating LUTs and BLGs, software problem solving, color grading, transcoding, etc.
When speaking to journalists and bloggers, Clark Griffiths photographer emphasizes the value of high-quality image post processing. While he tends to use Adobe Ps and Lightroom a lot, he considers GIMP to be the best free photo editor for his needs.
Clark is also actively researching and implementing color management workflows. His head is full of creative ideas for photos and he relies on various Canon accessories such as tripods and polarizers to implement them. Griffiths is known as a patient and fun man to work with, while his artistic vision makes each photo full of emotion and suspense.