Restless, driven, always pushing himself toward new means of technical and aesthetic expression, Erik has deployed his unique vision in award-winning work for clients including Microsoft, Toyota, Nike, Puma, Pfizer, Harley-Davidson and Hilton Hotels.
His images for these and other clients often contextualize people or products within hyper realistic panoramas that frequently are capped by clouds that Turner or van Gogh might have envied.
So breathtaking are Almas' meticulously planned, produced and post produced images that fellow photographersand armchair Photoshop quarterbacks often are left to scratch their heads and wonder, "How'd he do that?!" As it turns out, this is a question Almas is more than happy to answer.
Developing a truly distinctive photographic style is the key to a successful career Discover how to translate your artistic passion into a recognizable and original style that will continually attract top clients.
Tickets are limited, so please be sure to register early!
Note: As part of is stay in Vancouver, Erik will be leading a weekend workshop on May 19th + 20th, 2012. Click below to be aded to the wait list and be the first to receive details once they are confirmed. There is no obligation.
Please note that in an effort to save our environment, no paper tickets will be issued for this event. Please use our secure online registration system. We will have a list of all registered students on hand at the door.
More Event Details:
Tickets are only $39 each ($65 for two). For volume purchase of 10 or more tickets, please contact VPW for details. Our office can be reached @ 778.898.5256 or via email.
Please note: There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door tonight. Cash only please.
This event will be held at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Auditorium.
Ample (pay-) parking is available on site!
The exact address is:
HR MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
Event begins: 7pm
Erik Almas is equal parts photographer and artist. Based in San Francisco, California, he originally hails from Norway and credits his upbringing for influencing his romantic, surrealistic style.
Almas took some time to discover his signature look, but it was worth the wait.
His creative image compositions fuel the imagination and keep clients coming back for more. In this interview with Photoshop.com, Almas shares his thoughts on photography, light, and creating visually appealing images.
Visit Erik's website for more information and to see his captivating photography:
Basic photography knowledge required.
Bring a notepad and pen if you like to take some notes!
Evening presentation as outlined above with Erik Almas
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If you must withdraw for any reason please be aware of our refund policy as follows:
For our Local Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops valued at or under $100, VPW is unable to provide a cash refund. Transfers are limited to one transfer to either the same event at a later date, or a different event of equal value. VPW requires 48 hours written notice in order to make such a transfer (email notice is acceptable). The event you are transferring to must occur within 6 months of the original event you registered for. A $15 fee will be applied to all transfers.
For our Local Workshops, 1 to 5 days in length and our Local 4 to 10 Week Courses, VPW requires 30 days written notice (before the event start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. (Email notice is acceptable.)
For our Master Photographer Series workshops, 1 to 5 days in length, VPW requires 60 days written notice (before the workshop start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. VPW may retain 15% of fees paid or $150 minimum in processing your refund. If the tuition is less than $500 the minimum fee drops to $75.
For our Photo Tours (both in Canada and abroad), 1 to 10 days in length, VPW requires 60 days written notice (before the event start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. VPW may retain 15% of fees paid or $150 minimum in processing your refund. If the tuition is less than $500 the minimum fee drops to $75.
Transfers (for all events over $100): If you wish to transfer to a different workshop date, VPW requires a minimum of 30 days written (email) notice. All transfers are based on availaibility, and subject to approval by VPW staff. For courses/workshops with tuition above $101, the transfer fee is $35.
Transfer Fees as based on event pricing:
Tuition of $100 and below, the transfer fee is $15
Tuition of $101 and above, the transfer fee is $35
VPW can give no refunds:
If you registered for any event valued at or under $100
If you do not show up for your registered course.
If you register for a course beyond or below your skill or ability level.
Refunds for all events valued at $101 and above (excluding Master Series Workshops):
If a student wishes to cancel their registration for any of VPW's events, and has provided written notice within the appropriate timeframe, a refund less a $50 administration fee will be provided.
Occasionally, we may have to cancel a course due to low enrollment. In this case, we will issue a full refund of all monies paid to VPW up to that time.
|Friday Evening||May 18th, 2012||Doors: 6:30pm
Event Begins: 7pm
|Buy 2 Tickets for only $65||HR MacMillan Space Center Planetarium||$39 CDN||Click Here to Register|