Skip to main content

Watch Preview

How To Create Seamless Photo Composites

with Erik Almas

Log in or Sign up for FREE and get full access to these and thousands of other Open Lessons in our catalog! Watch 1 Lesson For Free

  •   01 Class Introduction

    11:11

Class duration: 1h 25m

See all 5 lessons
  • 35K students

    100% satisfaction guaranteed

  • 66% recommended

    9 student reviews

  • Access anytime

    OFFLINE SYNC WITH iOS APPS

Get the Pass

starting at $25 $13/month*

$299 $149/year or $39/month

Unlock this class plus 1500+ more >

Watch Now

You already have access!

Buy Class

$29

About The Class

By the end of this class, you will have the tools to start creating beautiful composites of your own

As the market becomes more competitive, it gets harder to stand out from other photographers to potential clients. Creating strong conceptual ideas through compositing allows you to defy what can be accomplished within a single camera frame.

Erik Almas is an international commercial photographer who is known for his visually stunning composite work. In this class, he will show you what tools you’ll need to create a truly seamless composite. You’ll learn about light, the proper lenses, camera positions and settings as well as establishing the proper workflow to simplify the post process. He’ll share simple illustrations to explain what the most common mistakes are in composite photography and how to avoid them.

By the end of this class, you will have the tools to start creating beautiful composites of your own.  


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5.1

Topics Covered


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    11:11
  2. 02

    How to Shoot with Compositing in Mind

    24:41
  3. 03

    Biggest Mistakes Beginners Make

    17:21
  4. 04

    Working in Photoshop

    14:10
  5. 05

    Bringing it All Together

    17:40

Meet Your Expert

Erik Almas

Photography sort of fell in my lap. When looking back at how I became a photographer it is almost like it rained on me. I didn’t have a great interest in pictures. Or art. And a relative didn’t give me ... read more

See instructor's Classes

66% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Creativelive Student

    Creativelive Student

    November 2016

    If you are expecting to learn how to composite, this is not the course for you. However, if you want to know the fine details of compositing well, you want to refine your work, this is the course.

  • Sean HIll

    May 2017

    Agree w/Mr. Landis. Excellent start as to how to build your story, but the Photoshop is done in a manner akin to an Indy car driver telling an individual with his drivers license that this is easy. Driving is easy, driving and Indy car takes more definition and demonstration.

  • user f7e32f

    user f7e32f

    January 2019

    Half of this course is Erik showing off his work. Only two videos are useful. I think that it is worth this $15 but even though it should be more informative.

    Similar classes you might like

    You know who’d love this class...?

    When gift-spiration strikes, grab it. Give this class to a friend who’d love it. For their birthday or just because. (Or just because you missed their birthday.)

    GIFT THIS CLASS