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Erik Almas

Erik Almas

Commercial - Advertising

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Erik Almas was born in Trondheim, Norway and moved to San Francisco to study photography at the Academy of Art at the age of 22. He graduated in 1999 with the distinction of Best Portfolio”. In 2004, the Academy awarded him Honorary Degree of Outstanding Alumnus. After assisting Jim Erickson for almost 3 years Erik became inspired, encouraged and nurtured his own image making and established his a set of working habits that have placed him amongst the top in his field. Almas works on some of the greatest photography assignments and advertising campaigns for clients including Ritz Carlton, Credit Suisse, Genentech, Union Pacific, Toyota, Hyatt, Puma, Pfizer, Virgin, Microsoft and Nike.

Erik's works feature in Communication Arts - Photo Annual, American Photography, and covers including Graphis Photo Annual. Almas is regarded as one of the best commercial photographers worldwide, listed in toptenny as the number one and twice recognised by Luerzer’s Archive as one of the best Advertising photographers.

Erik's works feature in Communication Arts - Photo Annual, American Photography, and covers including Graphis Photo Annual. Almas is regarded as one of the best commercial photographers the world, listed in toptenny as the number one and twice recognised by Luerzer’s Archive as one of the best Advertising photographers.

  • Photo District News- Pix 2007/8/9
  • Photo District News- Pix 2010
  • Grand Prize Winner
  • American photography 2009
  • Graphis Photo Annual 2009.
  • Image selected for Cover Graphis, 100 Top Photographers, 2010
  • IPA, Winner Special effects 2010

In addition to his exhibition that will be on display from 12th to 15th October, Erik will be holding a two day workshop, offer portfolio reviews, sit on the panel of online competition judges, and conducting a screening and a Seminar.

Initiative By

Sharjah Media

Official Partner

Canon