Photo Composition and Editing for Instagram

A course by Derio Ilari
Commercial photographer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
On Domestika since 09/26/2014
, Commercial photographer

Learn to take, retouch and post photos with your style on social media

  • 100% Positive reviews (32)
  • 903 students
  • Spanish with subtitles
Photo Composition and Editing for Instagram

Learn to take, retouch and post photos with your style on social media

  • Spanish with subtitles
  • 100% Positive reviews (32)
  • 903 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 18 Lessons (2h 31m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish / English / Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

Have you ever seen someone's photo on Instagram and you don't understand how it might have come to such a professional result? It was the turn of everyone asking the same thing with your photos. Derio Ilari works making content for social networks, both photographs and videos of lifestyle and travel, for clients such as Adidas, Audi, VW, Stella Artois, Rutini, Aerolineas Argentinas, among many other brands that chose their talent to communicate and transmit emotions through a camera. In this course, he will teach you the keys and secrets to make and share great photographs.

You will learn to compose and understand the meanings of color to find your own style. You will see tricks when making the photos and also, tips to edit them and upload them to Instagram like a professional.



About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. The secret that nobody tells you: The composition
  • U3
    U3. Photograph and retouch, looking for your own style
  • U4
    U4. Instagram
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will meet Derio Ilari, who will tell you about his beginnings and how life led him to work and live on what he is most passionate about: photography and video. Then, it will show you photographs that served as inspiration and technical challenges to move from an amateur level to a professional level.

You will learn what the composition is, you will understand what it is and how you can apply it to your photos. You will see in detail the elements of the composition such as the point, the line, the outline, the tone, among many others, giving special attention to the color to get the most out of it.

You will see the whole process, from taking a photo and editing it to uploading it to your social networks. Based on the knowledge learned about composition and the five essential tips that Derio will explain to you to find your style, you will take your first photos.

Then, you will enter the editing phase. You will know the general functioning of Lightroom, how each tool works so that you lose your fear, and you will practice editing five photos of different styles. You will take these photos to your smartphone and you will know the ideal applications to give the last touches.

Finally, you will know the key points to post on Instagram, to get the most out of it and have the best possible reach.

At the end of the course you will have learned everything you need to publish original photographs on your social networks.

What is this course's project?

You will select one of your photographs, touch it up with Lightroom and leave it ready to publish later on social networks. You will see the key applications that will help you get the most out of your photos.

Who is it for?

To all kinds of people who want to learn and improve their photography techniques to share their experiences with a unique style.

What you need

You do not need previous knowledge.

On the materials, you will need a camera ( smartphone or professional camera), a computer with Adobe Lightroom and a mobile with an Internet connection to access the editing and Instagram applications.


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Derio Ilari

A course by Derio Ilari

Commercial photographer

A native of Córdoba (Argentina), he began to take pictures with a 1.3 MP digital camera and four double A batteries that ran out of the fifth photo. His studies were in accounting, but life led him to his true passion: photography.

He currently works as a commercial photographer and is also dedicated to making videos for social networks. Among the brands for which he has worked are Adidas, Audi, VolksWagen, Aerolineas Argentinas, Rutini, Guarana, Stella Artois, Head & Shoulders, several entities of Tourism of Argentina or Princess Cruises, among others.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Inspiration sources
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    The secret that nobody tells you: The composition

    • What is the composition?
    • Elements of composition I
    • Elements of composition II
    • Color
    • materials
  • U3

    Photograph and retouch, looking for your own style

    • Five tips for your own style
    • Recommendations to take a picture
    • Lightroom I
    • Lightroom II
    • Search your personality in Lightroom I
    • Search your personality in Lightroom II
    • Applications on cell phone I
    • Applications in cell II
  • U4


    • Publication and dissemination
    • Closing and conclusions
  • FP

    Final project

    • Composition and photo editing for Instagram

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Photo Composition and Editing for Instagram. A Photograph, , and Video course by Derio Ilari

Photo Composition and Editing for Instagram

A course by Derio Ilari
Commercial photographer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
On Domestika since 09/26/2014
  • 100% Positive reviews (32)
  • 903 students