The Making Of A Back To The Future Holiday Card

My buddy, Eric Doggett, is one of those commercial photographers that I want more people in the community to know about because he is very talented. Every holiday season, Eric will create a Christmas card using composites of himself and his family. This year, he took a page right from one of my favorite movies, Back To The Future. He created a fantastic in-depth tutorial video on how he created this year's holiday image form scratch.


Eric Doggett is based out of Austin, Texas and does some really amazing post production and composite work on his photoshoots. We met while I was teaching at a Photoshop World conference in Las Vegas a couple of years back. He suggested I check out his site and I was happy I did. He has some really great behind the scenes shots and tutorials on his blog and I have definitely learned some new things about post-production from him.

I hope Eric takes the time to submit more in-depth tutorials to us in the future!

If you want to see more of Eric's photography:

To see more of Eric's holiday cards:

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One of their holiday cards from a previous year

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MIkael Sundberg's picture


Brian Reese's picture

Good ole Eric... always an awesome Christmas card.

I spend a bit of time doing a card every year...Here's this year:

Steve Ariss's picture

These are great! I just started this tradition at my house. Here's my first.

Luv to see others work. 

Always fun starting with a blank canvas a week before Christmas with everything else going on leading up to Christmas and managing to come up with something fun and unique that shares our experiences at Christmas

Thanks to Doug for posting this. I love the creative work you all have been sharing here too!

Christian Lipowski's picture

Hey guy´s 
My Name is Chris and i´m located in "good old  Germany". I love your site, and here you can find my 2012 X-Mas Card. 

Hey everyone - just to follow up on this post from last year. I just re-launched the Christmas card site, now with 40 samples of past client work. You can see them all at . Thanks!