Who’s the BEST Composite Photographers on the planet in 2018? Those upping the ante and changing the way the game is played?
As a photographer who does Composites myself, I felt compelled to put together this list of the 10 Best Composite Photographers.
Of course, each photographer is very different, has their own style, and works within different photo industries, so it’s fair to say this list is in NO particular order.
Once you’ve looked over my list of Photographers, leave a comment at the bottom and let me know who you’d add to your list of Best Composite Photographers.
Best Composite Photographers
For the sake of not mistaking this list to be in some kind of order, I’m mixing up the numbers, which have no significance other than to indicate there are 10 on the list.
#5 Dave Hill
Dave Hill is a Commercial Photographer who’s known for not only his Compositing work but also his lifestyle photography. Dave made my list because his work is badass and is what inspired me to dive into Composite Photography. (Dave’s website)
#9 Erik Almas
Erik Almas is a Commercial Photographer who’s best known for the crispness in his work and simple compositions. Erik inspires me to always strive for the highest quality. (Erik’s website)
#3 Josh Rossi
Josh Rossi is a Commercial Photographer who has a really fun style and is best known for his work on Full Time Photographer. Josh’s work inspired me to warp, or what I call “animate”, buildings within my Composites. (Josh’s website)
#7 Adrian Sommeling
Adrian Sommeling is best known for the surreal Composites he does of and with his son. Teaching his fun style of Compositing, I have a true affinity for Adrian’s style. (Adrian’s website)
#4 John Wilhelm
John Wilhelm is another photographer who has become well known for the Composites he’s done of his two daughters. Super fun and creative, John’s work always inspires me to look for the humor in life. (John’s website)
#1 Erick Johannson
Erick Johannson is best known for his fine art Composite Photography and his unusual interpretation of the usual. Probably some of the cleanest Compositing work I’ve ever seen, Erick’s work is definitely a quality I admire. (Erick’s website)
#6 Tim Tadder
Tim Tadder is a Commercial Photographer who is best known for his athletic-themed imagery. Never afraid to take on new challenges, Tim is a perfect example of how to grow within your craft of photography. (Tim’s website)
#8 Ben Shirk
Ben Shirk is the only retail Portrait Photographer on this list and is best known for his Composited senior portraits. Ben is a huge inspiration and I love how he’s pushing the boundaries of the traditional portrait market. (Ben’s website)
#10 Antti Karppinen
Antti Karppinen is an Editorial Portrait / Commercial Photographer best known for his cinematic interpretation and colors. Anytime I need a photographic boost or a little laugh, I’ll look Antti up on Facebook. (Antti’s website)
#2 Brandon Cawood
Brandon Cawood is a Commercial Photographer best known for his service provider series of Composites. Brandon is a perfect example of doing what you dig, keep doing it, and eventually, you’ll kick some ass doing it. (Brandon’s website)
That’s a Wrap
Of course, there are many other Composite Photographers out there creating amazing work and I hope to continue growing this list into 2019 and beyond.
The sole purpose of this list is to share the work of those Composite Photographers I admire and to hopefully inspire you to find your unique voice within this amazing photographic medium.
If you’re a Composite Photographer on this list and wish to not be featured in the 10 Best Composite Photographers of 2018, please Contact Me and let me know.