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Commercial Fashion Photography

with Miss Aniela

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About The Class

create vibrant, artistic commercial fashion shoots.

Are you ready to break into the magical, vibrant world of fashion photography? Join renowned fine art and fashion photographer Miss Aniela for this class on everything you need to know about creating vibrantly artistic and commercial fashion images.

Miss Aniela will:

  • Take you step by step through a location photo shoot
  • Show both lo-fi and high-production budget approaches to a fashion set-up
  • Walk you through her post production process 
  • Share her insight into the business of fashion photography 
You will learn how to concept, produce, and style a shoot — including finding inspirational details and creative locations.

After reflecting on the shoot and reviewing the raw images, Miss Aniela will walk you through her compositing process. You will learn how to choose images that both highlight your personal style and appeal to stylists, editors, and commercial clients. Miss Aniela will also reveal her own professional journey, explaining how she turned her Flickr stream of amateur self-portraits into a thriving fashion photography career. 

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Defining Fine Art & Fashion Photography

    33:54
  2. 02

    Why & How to Channel Your Passion

    29:26
  3. 03

    When Passion Meets Business

    22:44
  4. 04

    Method in Madness of the Right Brain Photographer

    26:01
  5. 05

    Right Brain Needs a Left Brain/Shooting Planning

    43:26
  6. 06

    Gear Overview

    15:55
  7. 07

    Test Shoot Setup: Location, Lighting, Styling

    43:35
  8. 08

    Simple Test Shoot vs Couture Test Shoot

    24:19
  9. 09

    Inspiration vs Imitation & Having Moodboards

    33:41
  10. 10

    Creating a Pitch

    45:48
  11. 11

    What Makes it Fashion or Fine Art

    47:17
  12. 12

    Sourcing Locations On a Limited Budget

    16:59
  13. 13

    Submitting Work to Magazines

    15:18
  14. 14

    Lo-Fi (Small Production) Shoot

    21:26
  15. 15

    Lo-Fi Shoot Continued

    40:05
  16. 16

    Couture Fashion Shoot - Part 1

    34:30
  17. 17

    Couture Fashion Shoot - Part 2

    30:30
  18. 18

    Couture Fashion Shoot - Part 3

    34:01
  19. 19

    Team Q & A

    49:39
  20. 20

    Reviewing Images from Shoots

    12:03
  21. 21

    Tackling Anti-Photoshop Debates

    30:23
  22. 22

    Image Selection & Simple Editing

    49:17
  23. 23

    Compositing Process of Hi-Fi Image

    37:23
  24. 24

    Possibilities for Surreal Storytelling in Images

    35:09
  25. 25

    The Purpose of Finding Your Style

    40:07
  26. 26

    Acknowledging Your Photography Journey

    47:15
  27. 27

    Marketing & Social Media Audience

    35:21
  28. 28

    Preparing for Job Offers & Dream Job

    32:44

Meet Your Expert

Miss Aniela

Miss Aniela is a fine-art and fashion photographer based in London, UK. Her career as an artist began in 2006 whilst a student, when she was offered solo shows in London and Madrid and sought to speak in the US ... read more

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  • pdf Tips For an Effective Photography Website
  • pdf 20 Ways to Improve Your Fashion Photography
  • pdf Lighting Diagram for Couture Shoot
  • pdf Syllabus

45% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Charlotte Madsen

    August 2018

    I find this class truly inspiring and fascinating. To me, it was not so much the parts of photography, but all the thoughts behind it she talks about. The thoughts, the planning, all the what, where and how questions you can/should ask yourself as a photographer. Especially about your own journey and what you want to do with your photography. This class made me realise that I am actually not on the right track as where to my dreams are, but more on a track of one idea taking the next and then time just passes by. Miss Aniela has made me stop and reconsider what photography is for me and why it is important to me. And to me, knowing what is in your heart and why you are doing what you are, is just as important to know as the skills you need to take good pictures. I think there are many other classes here on Creative Live that get more into the technical stuff. But what is good photography skills if you don't know what you want to say with it? It is true, she talks a lot. But I enjoyed every word she said. I find there are a deeper meaning in all she says, and I am actually really sad its over. I could go on listening to her for hours :D

  • sam

    sam

    June 2015

    I see she have a hard time working with low budget. i buy this class im disappointed. Amazing models dresses but not all of us have access to that. So if you are looking to learn but you don't have a big budget this class is NOT for you. I'm a fan of creative buy a lot of classes but this one in particular was a big disappointment. This is America and not Europe where everybody have easy access to really old locations. So easy to make a shoot look like that when you have a couture dress amazing indoors places and beautiful professionals models....creative live you should keep in mind that low budget photographer, we are the majority buying this classes.

  • Roberta

    Roberta

    April 2016

    I LOVED this course!!! Very informative, I thoroughly enjoyed it!!! I realize I probably won't get to shoot the 'hi-fi' shoots, especially in such grandiose locations, but I loved looking in, behind the scenes, and what all goes into these shoots. Miss Aniela was a fantastic instructor. Thank you for this course!

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