Editorial Fashion Photography Step by Step

A course by VIRIDIANA , Photographer

Photographer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined May 2019

Create a fashion editorial: from mood board and photo editing to the professional shoot

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (117)
  • 2914 students

Create a fashion editorial: from mood board and photo editing to the professional shoot

There is great work behind each fashion editorial we see in magazines. There is an idea in each shoot, a documentation trail, expert curation of images, and much more. Viridiana has had an impressive career as a fashion photographer specialized in editorials, she has worked for Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan, among others. Each of her photos is the reflection of a lived experience and this is seen in the dynamism of her images.

In this online course, Viridiana teaches you how to conduct a fashion editorial, from the creation of the mood board to its execution outdoors using natural light and valuing aspects such as: conceptualization, negotiation with the magazine, model direction, photographic editing, and retouching.

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What will you learn in this online course?

11 lessons & 10 downloads

Assembling our mood board
10 minutes, 34 seconds
9 minutes, 14 seconds
Photographic equipment
7 minutes, 1 second
Preparations and considerations
9 minutes, 19 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (117)
  • 2914 students
  • 11 lessons (2h 8m)
  • 10 additional resources (4 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

What is this course's project?

Approach a magazine (online or printed) and propose an idea for a fashion editorial, from the mood board and to the shoot to the final delivery of photographs.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Photographers (or not) and anyone with an interest in fashion editorial photography.

Requirements and materials

Intermediate knowledge in handling a camera, basic lighting, and intermediate knowledge in Adobe Photoshop and Capture One are required.


2914 Students
117 Reviews
96% Positive ratings
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A course by VIRIDIANA

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Viridiana is originally from Mexico City, she is a photographer and former photography editor for Marie Claire Mexico and Latin America. Her work is focused on fashion, lifestyle, and celebrity photography. Her work has been published in Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, InStyle[/i], 192, DNA, and WARP, as well as foreign media.


  • U1

    Who I am?

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in this course
  • U2

    Land ideas

    • How to conceptualize the editorial?
    • Assembling our mood board
  • U3


    • Scouting
    • Photographic equipment
    • Preparations and considerations
    • Shooting day
  • U4


    • Selecting photos in Capture One
    • Mood and photo retouching.
  • FP

    Final project

    • Fotografía editorial de moda con luz natural

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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.

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Editorial Fashion Photography Step by Step. Photography, and Video course by VIRIDIANA

Editorial Fashion Photography Step by Step

A course by VIRIDIANA
Photographer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined May 2019
  • 96% positive reviews (117)
  • 2914 students