Delicate, minimalist portraits

A course by Nina Masic , Fashion and portrait photographer

Fashion and portrait photographer. Munich, Germany.
Joined March 2022

Get inspired by delicate and minimalist portraiture, and achieve this aesthetic in your own photos.

  • 95% positive reviews (20)
  • 1533 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Get inspired by delicate and minimalist portraiture, and achieve this aesthetic in your own photos.

A course by Nina Masic

Discover the art of creating delicate, minimalist portraits in this online course led by Nina Masic, an acclaimed fashion and portrait photographer. Throughout the course, you will learn how to capture the essence of your subjects using specific lighting techniques and color schemes.

In this inspiring course, Nina will guide you through the process of training your eyes like an artist, understanding the main elements of portraiture, and creating a mood board to set the tone for your shoots. You will explore different lighting techniques, both natural and artificial, to achieve the desired mood and atmosphere in your portraits.

Nina's approach to photography is defined by simplicity and raw femininity. She will share her insights and techniques to help you evoke a general mood rather than making an overt statement in your portraits. The best part is, you don't need expensive equipment to create stunning portraits—Nina will show you how to utilize your camera and available resources to achieve remarkable results.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 18 downloads

3 minutes, 57 seconds
Using Natural Light
8 minutes, 12 seconds
Using Studio Light
19 minutes, 45 seconds
Selecting Photos 1
9 minutes, 1 second
Retouching 1
13 minutes, 34 seconds
  • 95% positive reviews (20)
  • 1533 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 18m)
  • 18 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Throughout the course, your project will be to produce a series of three photographs, each with a different light setup. This project will allow you to apply the techniques and concepts learned in each lesson, giving you the opportunity to experiment and showcase your creative vision.

Who is this online course for?

For aspiring photographers and anyone interested in portrait photography. Whether you are a beginner looking to develop your skills or an experienced photographer seeking to refine your style, this course offers valuable insights and techniques to elevate your portrait photography.

Requirements and materials

To fully benefit from this course, you should have a basic understanding of how to use a camera in manual mode and be familiar with editing software such as Photoshop and Capture One. Additionally, having access to a camera, lighting equipment, and a computer for editing will enable you to practice the techniques taught by Nina and create stunning portraits.


1533 Students
20 Reviews
95% Positive ratings

Nina Masic

A course by Nina Masic

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Fashion and portrait photographer

Nina Masic is an acclaimed fashion and portrait photographer known for her captivating and minimalist style. Her work has been exhibited in galleries worldwide and has garnered recognition and awards within the industry. With a focus on simplicity and raw femininity, Nina's photographs evoke a mood and essence that captivates viewers.

Throughout her career, Nina has worked with a diverse range of clients, showcasing her talent and unique perspective. Her passion for photography and her dedication to her craft have made her a respected name in the industry. Nina's expertise and artistic vision make her an excellent guide for those seeking to develop their skills in the art of delicate and minimalist portrait photography.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Inspiration and Ideas

    • How to Train Your Eye
    • Elements in an Image
    • The Model and the Mood Board
  • U3

    The Photoshoot

    • Equipment
    • What Do I Look For in an Image
    • How to Approach the Concept of Lighting
    • Using Natural Light
    • Using Studio Light
  • U4


    • Selecting Photos 1
    • Selecting Photos 2
    • Retouching 1
    • Retouching 2
    • Building a Portfolio
  • FP

    Final project

    • The Complete Portrait Course. Master Delicate Portraits from the Shooting to Retouching Techniques

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.

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    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.

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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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Delicate, minimalist portraits. Photography, and Video course by Nina Masic

Delicate, minimalist portraits

A course by Nina Masic
Fashion and portrait photographer. Munich, Germany.
Joined March 2022
  • 95% positive reviews (20)
  • 1533 students