Composite Photography

Erik Almas teaches storytelling and color theory through composite image making

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This composite photography tutorial is not a traditional tutorial, it's an immersive experience into commercial photographer Erik Almas' world of photography, from the conceptual stage all the way through to the retouch.

Understand the complete composite image making process through:

  • Inception of the Ideas
  • The Photoshoot
  • Complete Composite Image Retouch

What You Get With This Composite Photography Tutorial

This 25-hour course focuses on the essentials of composite photography. Creating composite images, understanding practical color theory, and learning the hidden secrets of a constructing a strong composition. RAW files are included along with four examples of composite photo shoots.

In retouching, learn how to use a few simple tools to make all the pieces fit seamlessly together.

Erik Almas is known worldwide as one of the leading photographic storytellers and composite artists. Erik takes you on a visual and emotional journey using practical color theory and composition to tell an emotional story of a time in his personal life. This immersive tutorial challenges you to create unique stories using backplates provided by Erik, and offers a rare opportunity to go on set with one of the most important photographers of our time.

$ 69.00
  • 01. Prerequisites
    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Welcome
      Welcome (4:43)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Finding Your Voice
      Finding Your Voice (9:22)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Gear & Lenses Prerequisite
      Gear & Lenses Prerequisite (4:53)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Compositing Prerequisite
      Compositing Prerequisite (10:35)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Color Prerequisite
      Color Prerequisite (15:35)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Composition Prerequisite
      Composition Prerequisite (10:02)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Capture One Retouching Prerequisite
      Capture One Retouching Prerequisite (11:31)

    • Thumbnail for Prerequisites / Photoshop Tools & Methods Prerequisite
      Photoshop Tools & Methods Prerequisite (27:19)

  • 02. Conversations
    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Pre-Production
      Pre-Production (10:12)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Photo Shoot Part I
      Photo Shoot Part I (1:23:31)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Photo Shoot Part II
      Photo Shoot Part II (38:26)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Intro
      Retouching Intro (4:52)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Capture One
      Retouching Capture One (7:09)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching The Backplate
      Retouching The Backplate (20:28)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Composite Elements Part I
      Retouching Composite Elements Part I (57:25)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Composite Elements Part II
      Retouching Composite Elements Part II (1:00:54)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Composite Elements Part III
      Retouching Composite Elements Part III (1:36:27)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching Fine Tuning
      Retouching Fine Tuning (1:14:08)

    • Thumbnail for Conversations / Retouching The Assignment
      Retouching The Assignment (5:46)

  • 03. The Crash
    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Pre-Production Intro
      Pre-Production Intro (11:16)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Location Scout
      Location Scout (5:36)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Photo Shoot Part 1
      Photo Shoot Part 1 (31:20)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Photo Shoot Part 2
      Photo Shoot Part 2 (31:46)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Photo Shoot Part 3
      Photo Shoot Part 3 (42:42)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching Intro
      Retouching Intro (2:18)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching Capture One
      Retouching Capture One (15:20)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching The Backplate Part 1
      Retouching The Backplate Part 1 (42:25)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching Subject Elements Part 2
      Retouching Subject Elements Part 2 (1:05:56)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching Subject Elements Part 3
      Retouching Subject Elements Part 3 (1:42:50)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching The Backplate 2
      Retouching The Backplate 2 (18:15)

    • Thumbnail for The Crash / Retouching Assignment
      Retouching Assignment (6:37)

  • 04. The Open Vista
    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Pre-Production Intro
      Pre-Production Intro (17:49)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Bishop Location Scout
      Bishop Location Scout (21:10)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Photo Shoot
      Photo Shoot (56:01)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Retouching Intro
      Retouching Intro (2:33)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Retouching Capture One
      Retouching Capture One (5:02)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Retouching The Backplate
      Retouching The Backplate (42:59)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Retouching Subject Elements
      Retouching Subject Elements (2:18:43)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / Retouching The Warm Backplate
      Retouching The Warm Backplate (1:11:32)

    • Thumbnail for The Open Vista / The Retouching Assignment
      The Retouching Assignment (5:48)

  • 05. The Wise Old Man
    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Pre-Production Intro
      Pre-Production Intro (8:19)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Building The Backplate
      Building The Backplate (21:26)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Railroad Location Scout
      Railroad Location Scout (8:31)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Photo Shoot
      Photo Shoot (41:19)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Retouching Intro
      Retouching Intro (4:03)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Retouching Capture One
      Retouching Capture One (7:03)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Retouching The Backplate
      Retouching The Backplate (1:10:43)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Retouching Subject Elements
      Retouching Subject Elements (2:15:49)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / Retouching Fine Tuning
      Retouching Fine Tuning (43:06)

    • Thumbnail for The Wise Old Man / The Retouching Assignment
      The Retouching Assignment (9:23)

  • 06. Final Thoughts
    • Thumbnail for Final Thoughts / Wrap Up - Final Words For Erik
      Wrap Up - Final Words For Erik (5:06)

  • 07. Interviews
    • Thumbnail for Interviews / Interview With Erik Almas
      Interview With Erik Almas (1:10:25)

    • Thumbnail for Interviews / Marketing Interview WIth Erik
      Marketing Interview WIth Erik (26:13)



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