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The Complete Guide To Composite Photography, Color, & Composition with Erik Almås 

Welcome to an immersive learning experience built around composite photography with renowned commercial photographer Erik Almås. This 25-hour course focuses on the essentials of creating composite images, understanding practical color theory, and learning the hidden secrets of a constructing a strong composition.   

This tutorial follows Erik on-location through 4 commercial campaigns. From pre-production set-up to the post-processing workflow, this tutorial leads you on an informative journey that covers the entire processes Erik relies on to create compelling images for his clients. Bonus assignments are included to help you master the skills learned. Using the furnished elements and backplates from Erik’s composites, you will be tasked to shoot your own foreground subjects to finish the composites with your own creative flare. It's truly an immersive and challenging experience, designed to give a complete understanding of the methods and technical skills required to produce professional quality commercial shoots.

Composite - Color - Composition
$ 299.00
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General Overview

  • 25+ Hours of Video Content That You Can Instantly Download
  • Interactive Assignments
  • 50+ Videos That Cover 4 Entire Campaigns
  • Intro To Retouching in Photoshop Refresher Course For New Photographers
  • Learn The Essentials to Creating Flawless Composites
  • Only Entry Level Canon Cameras & Lenses Used - GEAR WE ALL USE
  • $40 Gift Certificate to Resolution Rentals INCLUDED
  • Color Theory & Color Toning Made SIMPLE
  • Learn The Hidden Secrets Of Amazing Composition
  • Prerequisites Included For Photoshop & Basics
  • Learn The Essentials Of Shooting 5500 White Balance
  • Explore The Why Behind Why We Make Images
  • Step-by-Step Process In Photoshop
  • Learn The Essentials Of Pre-Production
  • Learn How To Build Your Team
  • Building Composition In Your Images
  • Learn How To Pick Color to Convey Emotion
  • Learn The Power Of Using Curves In Photoshop
  • Learn How To Shoot Composites In Tight Indoor Spaces
  • Perfect Color Grading
  • Perfect Tone & Color To Create A Flawless Image
  • 2 Interviews With Erik Almås
  • RAW Files & Finished Backplates Included For You To Work With
  • You Will Never Shoot The Same Way After Watching This Tutorial

Preview Each Photo Shoot

Shoot 2 - The Crash
Shoot 3 - The Open Vista
Shoot 4 - The Wise Old Man
Behind The Scenes

We have teamed together with some of the world’s best instructors to create the most comprehensive photography tutorials available on the Internet today. We shoot everything on-location in a documentary style to give you the sense of being on-set with our instructors and their teams. Our goal is for you to learn through example by watching the instructor’s entire workflow and listening to the thought process that goes into creating professional images. It's our mission to cut out the frustration and guesswork from your workflow by offering you a solid foundation that concentrates on the WHY and not just HOW things are done. Nothing is scripted, nothing is rehearsed, but everything is planned. When you start one of our tutorials you are going on an immersive learning experience that is exclusive to RGG EDU.

Included with Purchase

4 Photo Shoots

4 Major Campaigns

Prerequisites

The Essentials

Interview

A Sit Down With Erik

The Assignments

Interactive & Incredible

Free Video: The Crash Part 1 of 12

Conversations

Shoot # 1 - 5 Hours

Video Chapter List

The Crash

Shoot #2 - 5 1/2 Hours

Video Chapter List

The Open Vista

Shoot #3 - 6 Hours

Video Chapter List

The Wise Old Man

Shoot 4 - 6 Hours

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Pre-Production Intro
  • 02 - Photo Shoot Part I
  • 03 - Photo Shoot Part II
  • 04 - Retouching Intro
  • 05 - Retouching Capture One
  • 06 - Building The Backplate
  • 07 - Composite Elements Part I
  • 08 - Composite Elements Part II
  • 09 - Composite Elements Part III
  • 10 - Fine Tuning
  • 11 - The Retouching Assignment
  • 01 - Pre-Production Intro
  • 02 - Location Scout
  • 03 - Photo Shoot Part I
  • 04 - Photo Shoot Part II
  • 05 - Photo Shoot Part III
  • 06 - Retouching Intro
  • 07 - Retouching Capture One
  • 08 - Building The Backplate
  • 09 - Subject Elements I
  • 09 - Subject Elements II
  • 10 - The Backplate II
  • 11 - The Retouching Assignment
  • 01 - Pre-Production Intro
  • 03 - Location Scouting
  • 04 - The Photo Shoot
  • 05 - Retouching Intro
  • 06 - Retouching Capture One
  • 07 - Building The Backplate
  • 08 - Subject Elements Part
  • 09 - Fine Tuning
  • 10 - The Retouching Assignment
  • 01 - Pre-Production Intro
  • 02 - Photo Shoot I
  • 03 - Location Scouting
  • 04 - Photo Shoot II
  • 05 - Retouching Intro
  • 06 - Retouching Capture One
  • 07 - Building The Backplate
  • 08 - Subject Elements Part
  • 09 - Fine Tuning
  • 10 - The Retouching Assignment

Free Video: Welcome To The Tutorial

Finding Your Style

Getting Started

Video Chapter List

The 3 C's

Building A Foundation

Video Chapter List

Gear

Equipment Used

Video Chapter List

Intro To Photoshop

Tools & Methods

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Welcome & Intro
  • 02 - Finding Your Style
  • 01 - Composite Basics
  • 02 - Practical Color Theory
  • 03 - Secrets In Composition
  • 01 - Gear Used
  • 01 - Intro To Capture One
  • 02 - Photoshop Tools & Methods

Free Video: Marketing Interview

Interviews

Background

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Final Wrap Up
  • 02 - Rob Grimm Interview
  • 03 - Marketing Basics
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Free Video: Retouching Assignment

Assignments

Get Out And Shoot

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Conversations
  • 02 - The Crash
  • 03 - The Open Vista
  • 04 - The Old Wise Man
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Before and After

Use the sliders below to view before and after photos on your computer or mobile device of a few images created within this tutorial. These are composite images, so multiple files are used to create one final image.

About the Instructor

Erik Almas
Commercial Photography

Erik Almas grew up in Trondheim, Norway-a big city by Norwegian standards, but barely a blip on the map with its population of 150,000 people. At the age of 22, Erik moved to San Francisco to attend the Academy of Art University. Upon graduation, Erik spent the next three years developing his style and finding his voice while assisting Master photographer, Jim Erickson. Today, Erik travels 200+ days a year creating images for the biggest companies in the world. He is widely recognized as one of the top photographers working in the commercial industry.

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