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Content Creation and Editing for Instagram Stories

A course by Mina Barrio
Product photographer. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined March 2017
, Product photographer

Discover the secrets of photography and video to find success on Instagram

  • Best seller English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (5.7K)
  • 210463 students

Discover the secrets of photography and video to find success on Instagram

English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (5.7K)
  • 210463 students
  • 22 lessons (3h 0m)
  • 15 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

This course is being updated to include new content and ensure you get the best possible learning experience.

Within the possibilities offered by social networks today, there's no doubt that Instagram Stories is the tool of the moment since beyond sharing images and videos, it allows you to generate direct traffic to websites or subscription lists. Mina Barrio, product photographer at Melon Blanc and confessed Instagram Story addict, uses social networks to help brands get known, connect with their followers and achieve their goals effectively and above all, in a way that's attractive.

If in the course Professional Photography for Instagram Mina taught you everything you need to take and edit perfect photographs for social networks, in this course, you will learn all the secrets of creating and editing content in an attractive and professional way, focused specifically on photography and video, to succeed on Instagram.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Preparation
  • U3
    U3. Content creation
  • U4
    U4. Editing the content
  • U5
    U5. Story format
  • U6
    U6. Optimizing Instagram Stories
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin by getting to know Mina Barrio's work. She will also tell you about her influences and what some of her favorite Instagram profiles are.

Afterward, she will explain the difference between Instagram feed posts and Instagram Stories and why it's important to use this tool to get more and better reach with your followers.

Mina will teach you how to configure everything so that you can work with Instagram Stories and will give you guidelines to create a content strategy focused on your goals and the possibilities offered by the social network.

Once you have everything ready, you will be fully involved in creating content. For this, you'll analyze the different types of content, which may include still images and videos, and Mina will tell you about the options that Instagram offers and other content creation and editing apps.

To get creative and original results, you'll learn to use text resources, images, gifs, emojis, etc. that you can find on Instagram. You'll also see how to create highlights Stories with a duration of more than 24 hours, and learn to organize them.

Finally, Mina will entrust you with her secrets regarding content edition for Instagram Stories: she'll talk about her favorite apps and how to use them. Plus, you'll see your content improve exponentially and get more attention from your followers.

What is this course's project?

You'll come up with a publishing strategy for Instagram Stories and create a campaign with photos, videos and design just using your mobile device.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For designers, illustrators, artists, small business owners or anyone who wants to learn to use Instagram in a strategic way to gain more visibility.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge of any kind is necessary, although having done the course Professional photography for Instagram also taught by Mina Barrio would be helpful.

As far as materials, you just need a smartphone with a camera and an internet connection.


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Mina Barrio

A course by Mina Barrio

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Product photographer

Mina Barrio is a product photographer for Melon Blanc, a multidisciplinary studio that, among other things, is responsible for developing all the visual aspects of a brand.

Mina's mission is to create visual content for all types of successful brands, including Charuca, Lucia Be, The Singular Olivia or La Compañía Fantástica, among many others. Taking and editing photographs for Instagram means taking care of every detail, even those aspects that seem imperfect.


  • U1


    • Introduction
    • Influences
  • U2


    • Why use stories?
    • Come up with a strategy - the goals.
    • Come up with a strategy - the content.
    • Basic settings
  • U3

    Content creation

    • Introduction and stories interface
    • How to be more efficient
    • The pictures
    • The videos
    • Other content
  • U4

    Editing the content

    • A color story
    • VSCO
  • U5

    Story format

    • Instagram Stories Tools
    • Text tool
    • Edit Stories on Inshot
    • Canva
    • Unfold
    • Story highlights
  • U6

    Optimizing Instagram Stories

    • Statistics
    • Improve your engagement
    • Other apps
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creating content for Instagram Stories

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

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    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


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.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Content Creation and Editing for Instagram Stories. Marketing, Business, Photography, and Video course by Mina Barrio Best seller

Content Creation and Editing for Instagram Stories

A course by Mina Barrio
Product photographer. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined March 2017
  • 98% positive reviews (5.7K)
  • 210463 students