Photographer Joel Grimes has developed one of the most recognizable styles in the industry. He’s been shooting professionally for more than 25 years and his client list includes names like AT&T, Hewlett Packard, Red Bull, Sony, Honda, and Volvo, among others. One of the biggest things that sets Joel apart is his fantastic compositing work, particularly with athletes. In this video, we go behind the scenes with Joel as he photographs his model, Monique, in his Pasadena studio. Joel then combines the studio shots with HDR background plates shot on location in Big Sur and the Bay Area to create a series of incredibly dynamic images. If you’d like to learn from Joel, he teaches a number of workshops at his studio.