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Minimalist Photography for Instagram

A course by Emilio Chuliá Soler
Photographer, Architect, and Instagrammer. Valencia, Spain.
Joined December 2017
, Photographer, Architect, and Instagrammer

Discover the foundations along with composition tricks to create unique photographs with your smartphone or professional camera

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (459)
  • 7059 students

Discover the foundations along with composition tricks to create unique photographs with your smartphone or professional camera

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (459)
  • 7059 students
  • 15 lessons (1h 53m)
  • 9 additional resources (0 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Want to know how to take great pictures with your smartphone or professional camera? In this online course, photographer, architect, and Instagrammer par excellence Emilio Chuliá teaches you the basic concepts of photographic composition to capture your daily life with a minimalist style and share it on social media.

Delve into minimalist photography and learn all the tricks for composing attractive photographs alongside Emilio, who has worked for brands such as Mini, Huawei, Dior, Swatch, and Ray-Ban, among others, as well as being an official Fujifilm collaborator.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Minimalism
  • U3
    U3. Minimalist composition, the basics
  • U4
    U4. Minimalist composition, the tricks
  • U5
    U5. Minimalist composition, yes but there is also ...
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Begin by meeting your teacher Emilio Chuliá and hear about his first encounter with photography and how it changed his life. He also shares his greatest influences and sources of learning, including architecture, music, cinema, and photography.

Next, see what the minimalist current is in photography, from its origins and its greatest references. Discover the basic concepts of composition, such as scale, light, color, numbers, and rhythm, in a comparative exercise between edited photographs and the original shots.

Emilio then shows you some tricks for achieving the perfect composition in a minimalist photograph. Learn to find new angles when taking a photo, how to frame it so that it always adds something without taking away, and why going against established rules usually gives good results, among other tips.

Also discover the difference between a correct image and an exceptional one and what defines it, understanding two factors: time and luck.

Now you have all the skills to create stunning minimalist photographs perfect for sharing on Instagram. So get ready to apply everything you've learned and compose your own photographic series.

What is this course's project?

Applying everything learned during the course and take a photographic series of at least five photos, where each photograph tells a story of its own.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for any photography enthusiast who wants to take their first steps in the world of minimalist photography.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is necessary to take this course.

The only essential equipment is a photography camera of any kind, whether a smartphone or a professional SLR camera.


7059 Students
459 Reviews
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Emilio Chuliá Soler

A course by Emilio Chuliá Soler

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Photographer, Architect, and Instagrammer

Emilio Chuliá was born in Valencia, Spain and studied architecture at the Universitat Politècnica de València. His connection with photography was ignited through Instagram, where his interest in the perception of things and the way in which he relates to his surroundings to show their beauty was born.

Since then, he has been recognized at both national and international level, receiving awards including "Best Instagram Account for Architecture in Spain'' in 2015. He has worked with brands such as Mini, Swatch, Bombay-Sapphire, Royal Caribbean, Fuji, DS-Automoviles, Ray-Ban, Hermenegildo Zegna, Jaguar, BMW, Dior, Huawei, and many more.

He also collaborated with Fujifilm as a camera tester for its X-T20 series.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • My Influences
  • U2


    • The what, the why and the why
    • The art of trimming, insinuating and inspiring
  • U3

    Minimalist composition, the basics

    • Scale
    • Light
    • Colour
    • The numbers
    • Rhythm
  • U4

    Minimalist composition, the tricks

    • The frame
    • The rebellion
    • The point of view
    • Counterflow
  • U5

    Minimalist composition, yes but there is also ...

    • Time
    • Luck
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to minimalist photographic composition

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

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Minimalist Photography for Instagram. Photography, and Video course by Emilio Chuliá Soler Best seller

Minimalist Photography for Instagram

A course by Emilio Chuliá Soler
Photographer, Architect, and Instagrammer. Valencia, Spain.
Joined December 2017
  • 98% positive reviews (459)
  • 7059 students