Joel Grimes

Joel Grimes

Joel is a commercial advertising photographer whose style of capturing portraits has earned him the attention from many of the finest advertising agencies and art buyers. He strongly believes in creating images that go beyond the normal commercial application. In 1991, Joel’s first national-interest coffee table book, Navajo, Portrait of a Nation, received a number of photographic and graphic design awards.

Learn how to thrive in the marketplace! There's no talk of f-stops or lighting in this class. Join Joel Grimes for a cold hard look at what it takes to go from sitting in the stands to playing on the field by upping your marketing game. It is possible for you to make a living in photography, but it takes more than just being a good photographer. You need also need to be good at marketing yourself, your work, and what you can do that sets you apart from your competition. Joel shares the wisdom he's learned and earned from years of knocking on doors, making cold calls, and (eventually) getting the clients he was after. If he can do it, so can you.

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Learn how to thrive in the marketplace! There's no talk of f-stops or lighting in this class. Join Joel Grimes for a cold hard look at what it takes to go from sitting in the stands to playing on the field by upping your marketing game. It is possible for you to make a living in photography, but it takes more than just being a good photographer. You need also need to be good at marketing yourself, your work, and what you can do that sets you apart from your competition. Joel shares the wisdom he's learned and earned from years of knocking on doors, making cold calls, and (eventually) getting the clients he was after. If he can do it, so can you.

Come get inspired with Mia McCormick as she sits down with Joel Grimes, a photographer and retouch artist, to discuss the ins and outs of finding your creative voice as a professional photographer. Over the course of an hour Joel and Mia touch on the importance of setting goals, why you shouldn't be afraid to develop your own signature style, the value of hard work, and so much more!

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Come get inspired with Mia McCormick as she sits down with Joel Grimes, a photographer and retouch artist, to discuss the ins and outs of finding your creative voice as a professional photographer. Over the course of an hour Joel and Mia touch on the importance of setting goals, why you shouldn't be afraid to develop your own signature style, the value of hard work, and so much more!

Acclaimed artist and commercial photographer Joel Grimes takes you behind the scenes in the studio and teaches you the fundamentals of his favorite lighting techniques that will enable you to take your photography to the next level. Joel stresses the importance of developing your creative process while mastering the technical aspects of your craft, because it is your creative vision that will set you apart from all the rest. After seeing how the photos are captured in studio you'll learn the secrets to Joel's retouching techniques for bringing out the best in a subject's skin and seamlessly compositing a subject into a new background.

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Acclaimed artist and commercial photographer Joel Grimes takes you behind the scenes in the studio and teaches you the fundamentals of his favorite lighting techniques that will enable you to take your photography to the next level. Joel stresses the importance of developing your creative process while mastering the technical aspects of your craft, because it is your creative vision that will set you apart from all the rest. After seeing how the photos are captured in studio you'll learn the secrets to Joel's retouching techniques for bringing out the best in a subject's skin and seamlessly compositing a subject into a new background.

Join Kelby Training's own Larry Becker as he sits down with artist and photographer Joel Grimes to discuss the business side of Joel's award winning commercial photography career. Larry and Joel discuss topics ranging from how to get started in the business to how to keep yourself on the cutting edge of new trends and technology. Drawing from over 26 years of experience, Joel shares some of his best advice for achieving success and feeding your creative passion.

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Join Kelby Training's own Larry Becker as he sits down with artist and photographer Joel Grimes to discuss the business side of Joel's award winning commercial photography career. Larry and Joel discuss topics ranging from how to get started in the business to how to keep yourself on the cutting edge of new trends and technology. Drawing from over 26 years of experience, Joel shares some of his best advice for achieving success and feeding your creative passion.

Master the compositing secrets used in professional commercial advertising. Join legendary commercial advertising photographer Joel Grimes as he shares his best creative Photoshop techniques, tools, and tips and tricks that will teach you how to "sell the fake" and create breathtaking, professional composite portraits.

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Master the compositing secrets used in professional commercial advertising. Join legendary commercial advertising photographer Joel Grimes as he shares his best creative Photoshop techniques, tools, and tips and tricks that will teach you how to "sell the fake" and create breathtaking, professional composite portraits.

Matt Klowskowski goes behind the scenes with commercial advertising photographer Joel Grimes as he walks through every aspect of creating stunning sports composite portraits. This class is perfect for an intermediate or advanced photographer interested in sports portraits and composite photography.

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Matt Klowskowski goes behind the scenes with commercial advertising photographer Joel Grimes as he walks through every aspect of creating stunning sports composite portraits. This class is perfect for an intermediate or advanced photographer interested in sports portraits and composite photography.