Photography of Artistic Nudity

A course by Rebeca Saray
Photographer and retoucher. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 12/22/2015
, Photographer and retoucher

Learn to undertake a creative nudity project from the shooting to the post-production

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (153)
  • 2317 students

Learn to undertake a creative nudity project from the shooting to the post-production

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (153)
  • 2317 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 32 Lessons (6h 17m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

The work of Rebeca Saray -fotographer and retoucher- is characterized by mixing the dream universe with more realistic scenes thanks to the digital edition, which give rise to images full of fantasy. Its objective is to transport the viewer to magical worlds by telling stories in a visual way.

In the course Fashion photography and digital retouching , I taught you the whole process to carry out a fashion editorial; In this, you will learn how to make a nude photo shoot from various creative perspectives. You will discover all the secrets of photoshooting, art direction and editing so that your images reflect exactly the kind of story you want to tell.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. How ideas are born
  • U3
    U3. The moment of creation
  • U4
    U4. Final finishing
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin by getting to know Rebeca Saray's work and which artists inspire her the most.

Next, you will make the conceptual statement of the artistic nude photo shoot. You will define your color palette, the type of lighting, the location, select your models and look for the perfect props to shape the scene.

You will learn to work with the models in terms of acting and methodology, and you will see the different staging depending on the type of light you are working with: flash, continuous light, etc.

Once you have done the photoshooting, you will focus on the edition. You will carry out the process of photograph selection, reframing, liquefying, skin editing and you will also work light and color with Photoshop and Lightroom.

When your photograph is ready to be delivered, you will make the focus changes and learn more about the image sizes so that your photographs always look perfect both in print and in digital format.

What is this course's project?

You will make different photo sessions working with flash and continuous light.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

Photographers and people interested in exploring the world of artistic nudes and illustrators and cartoonists who want to learn to generate their own references.

What you need

You should know how to operate your camera in manual mode and basic knowledge of Photoshop. With regard to materials, you will need a reflex camera, a flash, a continuous light source, a reflector and it is also advisable to use a graphic tablet.


2317 Students
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Rebeca Saray

A course by Rebeca Saray

Photographer and retoucher

Rebeca Saray is a Galician photographer and digital artist who distributes her time between commercial projects, working for magazines, record companies and agencies; and that of fantasy, making personal projects in which he mixes photography and photo-illustration.

He has published three books of his own with Norma Editorial and Dibuks editorial, and has collaborated in four more with different authors. He currently combines photography and digital art with his work as a teacher, giving presentations at events related to photography, workshops and courses for photographic associations or universities in Spain and abroad.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What we do
  • U2

    How ideas are born

    • Inspiration
    • Color palette, lighting, location and props
    • Search of model and necessary equipment
  • U3

    The moment of creation

    • Technical team I
    • Technical team II
    • Artistic direction
    • Tips for working in a studio, what is important?
    • Human team: acting, expressiveness, references
    • Staging with flash lighting I
    • Staging with flash lighting II
    • Staging with flash lighting III
    • Staging with continuous light: color
    • Staging with continuous light: Pictorial photography I
    • Staging with continuous light: Pictorial photography II
  • U4

    Final finishing

    • The importance of workflow
    • The histogram
    • The right selection
    • Photo retouching with flash: work from RAW
    • Photo retouching with flash: background cleaning, reframing and liquefying
    • Photo retouching with flash: skin retouching I
    • Photo retouching with flash: skin retouching II
    • Photo retouching with flash: illuminations
    • Photo retouching with flash: colorimetry, ambience and final finish
    • Retouching continuous light photography: RAW, reframing, liquefying and skin retouching
    • Retouch photography continuous light: illuminations and details pictorial effect
    • Retouching continuous light photography: color
    • Retouch photography light continuous: color finish in Lightroom
    • Retouch continuous light photography: final finish or when we must stop
    • Sizes, focus and noise: delivery in HD or for internet
  • FP

    Final project

    • Artistic nude photography

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Photography of Artistic Nudity. A Photography, and Video course by Rebeca Saray

Photography of Artistic Nudity

A course by Rebeca Saray
Photographer and retoucher. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 12/22/2015
  • 97% Positive reviews (153)
  • 2317 students