Mobile Photo Editing for Social Media

A course by Juan David Chaves Abadía
Artist. Zaragoza, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/26/2016
, Artist

Learn the keys to photo retouching on your smartphone with VSCO and Snapseed

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (2)
  • 155 students
Mobile Photo Editing for Social Media

Learn the keys to photo retouching on your smartphone with VSCO and Snapseed

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (2)
  • 155 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 13 Lessons (2h 2m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

If you’ve ever asked yourself how to retouch your photos on your phone, you’ve come to the right place. Juan Chaves, a multidisciplinary artist better known as @kpturas, shows you how to master the essential tricks and techniques to give free rein to your creative ideas and achieve a professional finish in your photos, ready to post on Instagram.

Learn professional editing techniques with your phone using Snapseed and VSCO and discover some secrets for posting content that generates high engagement on social media.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Learn from the Best, Learn from Mistakes
  • U3
    U3. Edit like a pro
  • U4
    U4. Beyond editing
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Get to know Juan Chaves, about his career as an artist and professional content creator, see where he finds artistic inspiration, and find out what you’ll do in the course.

Next, break down some myths about using a smartphone in photography. See the work of photographers and brands created with outstanding editing work using a phone.

See how to avoid common mistakes when taking a photo (to simplify your editing process). Download VSCO and Snapseed and go through each interface.

Start editing your photos with different tricks and adjustments to enhance each photo to its full potential. Edit an architecture photo and a product photo using Snapseed. Then, use VSCO to edit a travel photo and a portrait.

Go through the details of the editing workflow for each app to use them to their full capacity.

Finally, Juan gives you some advice on how to create the ideal Instagram feed and how to use hashtags correctly: how to look for them, which are the best, and why.

What is this course's project?

Edit four photos using VSCO and Snapseed to create unique results.

Who is it for?

For anyone interested in improving their photos on Instagram by using a phone for the editing process.

What you need

No previous knowledge is required. All you need is an interest in photography and a phone with VSCO and Snapseed installed.


155 Students
2 Reviews
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Juan David Chaves Abadía

Better known as @kpturas on social media, Juan Chaves is a multidisciplinary artist from Colombia, although he’s spent most of his life in Spain. His passion for images and the creation of content has led him to specialize in this area on social media and to collaborate with brands like Discovery Max, Citröen, and VOI.

He currently seeks to inspire young artists and creatives to live from their passion and help increase their professional career opportunities.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do in This Course
  • U2

    Learn from the Best, Learn from Mistakes

    • Photographers Editing with Smartphones
    • Start from a Good Base
    • Downloading Apps
  • U3

    Edit like a pro

    • Architecture Photography
    • Still Life Photography
    • Travel Photography with VSCO
    • Portrait Photography with VSCO
  • U4

    Beyond editing

    • Editing with VSCO and Snapseed
    • Sort the Feed
    • Get them to see your photos: hashtags
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Mobile Photo Editing for Social Media

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Mobile Photo Editing for Social Media. A Photography, and Video course by Juan David Chaves Abadía

Mobile Photo Editing for Social Media

A course by Juan David Chaves Abadía
Artist. Zaragoza, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/26/2016
  • 100% Positive reviews (2)
  • 155 students