Erik Almås + Leila Hafzi + Sandnes Garn Collection 2014

Erik was recently in Norway shooting Leila Hafzi’s F/W 2014 collection for Sandnes Garn.  Based in Norway, Leila Hafzi is the country’s first sustainable high-end fashion house. Sandnes Garn is a leading Norwegian wool yarn manufacturer.  Be sure to watch the behind the scenes video below!

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Erik Almås + PDN Pulse + American Airlines

Erik’s images for the American Airline’s print campaigns and corporate image library were recently featured on PDN Pulse. While traveling on assignment, Erik had his camera on all the time, shooting whenever he had a chance. After, he realized there were two bodies of work within all the images.  One that he produced for the airline, which are tightly controlled and reflect Erik’s style, and another, which are “in between moments.” 

Be sure to read more about this story by heading over to PDN Pulse.

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Erik Almås + Staged Photography Blog

Erik was recently featured on Staged Photography. The feature, titled “My relative didn’t give me a camera when I was 12,” discusses how Erik started his career in Photography:

“An image is really good when it evokes some kind of emotional response from the viewer. A photograph can be great to me in many ways, without meaning much to other people who look at it. I can love an image for the cool way it was lit or some new technical achievement.”

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Erik Almas + Trondheim, Norway

Erik Almås has been working with advertising agency, HK, to create a series of images for the Tronheim Torg Shoping Centre in Erik’s hometown of Tronheim, Norway.  This is the “Summer”  images and you can see how it was made below.

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Erik Almås + Martin Schoeller + Mark Zibert + CA Photography Annual 55

We are pleased to announce that three VAUGHAN HANNIGAN photographers were included in the 55th Communication Arts Photography Annual Awards.  An image Erik Almås shot for Dassault Systémes was chosen for their “Best in Advertising” section. Work by Martin Schoeller from two different stories, Michael Douglas for NY Magazine and Sonny Rollins for Men’s Journal, were included in the “Editorial” category.  Mark Zibert’s images for the AD Color Awards were selected in the “Self-Promotion” category. Below, we have included all our photographer’s winning images but be sure to check out all the winning images on the Communication Arts Site.

Click Here to see all the winning images from CA Photo Annual 55.

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Erik Almas + PetaPixel + “What’s In My Bag”

Erik was recently featured on PetaPixel’s ongoing series called “What’s In My Bag.” In the video, Erik talks about the camera equipment that is always by his side while traveling.

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Erik Almas – A Cohesive Visual Language – Print + Motion

Erik’s work captures a cohesive story through both still and motion imagery, applying a similar visual language to each.  While shooting for Westin, Erik was able to create short spots that matched the tone and style of the images.  By crafting a tonal pallet prior to shooting, he is able to create campaigns like “Big 6,” where an aesthetic is painted across the ads.  This cross platform consistency creates a single brand voice within a campaign, highlighting a visual identity and tone to better capture a viewer’s attention.

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Erik Almås + GSW

Erik recently partnered with healthcare advertising agency GSW to shoot a Pharmaceutical campaign.  Crafting images of people in massive syringes, Erik conveyed the burden of life while on an IV prescription drug. The hero talent were composited from a studio shoot where they were shot submerged in real gigantic syringes, below are some behind the scenes images.

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Erik Almås + Dassault Systèmes

Erik was recently asked to shoot a new image for an advertising campaign for Dassault Systèmes, a French producer of 3D design and product lifecycle management software. Blurring the lines between reality and dreams, Erik created a photo realistic vision into the minds eye, allowing a viewer to suspend disbelief.

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Erik Almas + 24

Erik recently teamed up with British Sky Broadcasting Group to create an image to promote the new season of the hit television show 24. The composite of multiple photographs represents the timeline of a 24 hour day. This is a central premise to the show, with “each 24-episode season covering 24 hours in the life of Jack Bauer, using a real time method of narration.”

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