Fashionscape

Filmed in Iceland, ‘Fashionscape’ takes you behind the scenes of one of the teams biggest projects. You’ll see all the planning and preparation that goes into working on location and learn all the techniques needed for capturing surreal landscapes and fashion shots.

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Pre Trip Planning

01. Pretrip planning

What does it take to plan Karl's most ambitious project yet? Take a look behind the scenes at stylist meetings, trampoline tests, maps and planning meetings, castings, test fittings, equipment tests, logistics meetings and a pre-trip test shoot. These are…
Castings

02. Model castings

In this chapter you'll get a behind the scenes look at all that went on from 8 weeks before our journey right up until the final meetings and tests before departure. Take a look at our model castings and the…
Logistics Meeting and test shoot

03. Logistics meeting and test shoot

Before heading out on a trip like this one it's imperative to do the correct preparation. In this chapter take a look behind the scenes at Karl and the teams logistics meetings and test shoots that took place before they…
Departure scouting and disaster

04. Departure, scouting and then disaster

No matter how much planning you do, things always end up not going perfectly to plan. Watch as Karl and the team depart on their trip to Iceland and see how not all went totally smoothly when bad weather struck…
Ice lagoon shoot

05. Ice lagoon shoot

Try, try and try again. Persistence paid off for Karl and the team as they finally perfect the Jökulsárlón shoot that didn’t work so well the day before. Even if still in not perfect weather conditions the kit still held…
Light on the horizon

06. Light on the horizon

At a DC-3 Plane crash site Karl takes some landscape shots as a recce for a Fashion shoot later on in the trip when the weather is a bit better! He demonstrates how he uses a Big Stopper to allow…
Storm on the horizon

07. Storm on the horizon

When in such a epic location such as Iceland, Karl can't resist taking some landscape shots. Here in this chapter Karl takes a series of Black Beach Seascapes, a simple process but one that requires good timing, and in this…
Skogafoss Waterfall shoot

08. Skogafoss Waterfall shoot

Even with a beautiful waterfall as our background it’s still not always easy to take a great shot. For shots like this you still have to have great timing and an amazing team working with you. Trying to tackle the…
DC3 fashion shoot

09. DC3 fashion shoot

In a previous chapter Karl got some great landscape shots at the DC-3 Plane crash site but this time Karl wanted try and get some fashion shots in the same location – this chapter includes his first attempt at a…
Darklands shoot

10. Darklands shoot

Karl and the team head to a more dark and desert like area for the next shoot. Here Karl shoots some Natural light fashion shots. As well as bringing out all the big guns as they aim for a truly…
Alien worlds fashion shoot

11. Alien worlds fashion shoot

Inspired by the landscape Karl decides to do a shoot with the theme 'Fear'. Working with a theme can really inspire you and drive you to even better results in such a scary and intimidating landscape. Again Karl attempts his…

12. Dramatic backdrop

It's a  break for the model in this chapter as Karl decides to shoot some landscapes of the desolate wasteland of Iceland with a super wide angle lens and do a few more tests and recces for some potential shots.…
Highlands part 2

13. Highland roads

In this chapter Karl adds an extra dimension to his landscape shots by adding in the model as well as devising a whole new shot with the model standing in the middle of the road in front of a stunning…
Ascension shoot

14. Ascension shoot

Some more natural light shoots and a final (and successful) attempt at Karl's levitation shoot “Spirituality”. This shoot shows you how challenging it can really be and how much work goes in to taking a truly breathtaking shot. NOTE: This…
Soft moss fantasy

15. Soft moss fantasy

Heading to a new area where they knew there would be moss covered lava meant that Karl and the team would have to yet again battle the brutal Icelandic weather. This was the last shoot on the trip so it…
Critique and post walkthrough 1

17. Critique and post walkthrough 1

In this chapter and the next Karl does an overview of each of the images from this course and some of the post production work done on each of the images taken as well as giving you a little look…
Critique and post walkthrough 2

18. Critique and post walkthrough 2

In this chapter Karl does an overview of each of the images from this course and some of the post production work done on each of the images taken as well as giving you a little look into his thoughts…
Producing large prints

19. Producing large prints

Here Karl looks at some of the final and most successful images from the trip and discusses producing large prints of the final images at a pro printing lab. NOTE: This photography class is available with English subtitles.