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Content Creation and Editing for Instagram Stories

A course by Mina Barrio , Product photographer

Product photographer. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined March 2017

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

  • Best seller English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (6.1K)
  • 241039 students

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

A course by Mina Barrio

With all that social media has to offer these days, there's no denying that Instagram Stories is one of the most popular tools out there. Beyond just sharing images and videos, it allows you to generate direct traffic to websites or subscription lists. Mina Barrio, product photographer at Melon Blanc and self-confessed Instagram Stories addict, uses social media to help brands make themselves known, connect with their followers, and achieve their goals effectively and aesthetically.

In Professional Photography for Instagram, Mina taught you everything you need to know to take and edit perfect photographs for social media. In this online course, learn all the secrets of creating and editing content, focused specifically on photography and video, to succeed on Instagram.

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What will you learn in this online course?

25 lessons & 15 downloads

Basic settings
3 minutes, 20 seconds
The pictures
9 minutes, 48 seconds
Editing with VSCO
9 minutes, 51 seconds
Canva for Instagram Stories
9 minutes, 42 seconds
Planning a specific story
14 minutes, 25 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (6.1K)
  • 241039 students
  • 25 lessons (4h 9m)
  • 15 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Dutch, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, French
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Come up with a publishing strategy for Instagram Stories and create a campaign with photos, videos, and a design using just your smartphone.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Designers, illustrators, artists, small business owners, and 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, but Mina's other Domestika course Professional Photography for Instagram is recommended. As for materials, you just need a smartphone with a camera and an internet connection.


241039 Students
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Mina Barrio

A course by Mina Barrio

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Product photographer

Mina Barrio is a product photographer at Melon Blanc, a multidisciplinary studio that designs brand visual identities and much more.

Mina’s mission is to create compelling visual content for brands and she has collaborated with the likes of Charuca, Lucia Be, The Singular Olivia, and La Compañía Fantástica, among others. Taking and editing photos for Instagram means considering every single detail, right down to the elements that might look out of place.


  • 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
    • Videos 1
    • Videos 2
    • Other content
  • U4

    Editing the content

    • A color story
    • Editing with VSCO
  • U5

    Story format

    • Instagram Stories Tools 1
    • Instagram Stories Tools 2
    • Text tool
    • Edit Stories on Inshot
    • Canva for Instagram Stories
    • Layout with Unfold
    • Planning a specific story
    • Story highlights
  • U6

    Optimizing Instagram Stories

    • The stats
    • 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.

  • Meet expert teachers

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

  • Certificates

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    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.

  • Watch professionally produced courses

    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.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

If you're a Plus member, when you complete a course you've purchased, you'll instantly get your personalized certificate. You can see all your certificates in the Certificates section of your profile. You can download your certificates as PDFs and share the link online. Learn more about certificates.
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 (6.1K)
  • 241039 students