Fashion Photography

Fashion Photography

Beyond lighting. Think like a pro.
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This section will give you the inside scoop when it comes to fashion photography, both in studio and on location. Each fashion photography tutorial covers a variety of fashion photography tips, including fashion photography poses, where to find props for fashion photography and creative lighting setups for fashion photography. You’ll also have an inside look into planning for a fashion shoot so that you can achieve stunning results like this yourself.

  • 77 Classes
  • 33+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Fashion Photography Classes

Getting Started In Fashion Photography

Fashion Photography Planning and Styling
  • 8 Class
  • 2.5 + Hours content
  • Level: Basic

Successful fashion shoots are all about careful planning and good teamwork.

But how do you put together the right team? How do you develop your concept and communicate your ideas? And where do you find the best props and outfits without blowing your budget?

This introductory course provides the answers to all of these questions. It provides the foundation you need to tackle any fashion shoot with confidence and bring your creative ideas to life.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to photograph portraits with natural light
  • Camera settings for natural light photography
  • Useful equipment to have for shooting with natural light
  • Photographing children indoors and on location
  • Posing and photograph family groups
  • Creative ideas & posing for photographing couples
  • How to use reflectors & diffusers to control natural light
Studio Fashion Photography

Studio Fashion Photography

Natural Light Portrait Photography
  • 19 Classes
  • 8+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Learn how to bring your creative ideas to life with these in-depth studio fashion photography classes.

From developing a creative concept right through to building a set and creating DIY props, in each of these classes we take you right into the studio with Karl, where you’ll learn about the equipment, styling, and lighting used to create a range of stunning fashion images in a variety of photographic styles.

On Location Fashion Photography

On Location Fashion Photography

On Location Fashion Photography
  • 18 Classes
  • 3+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels
Photographing fashion outdoors offers a host of new creative opportunity, but it also comes with a fair share of challenges. How do you identify interesting locations? What equipment do you use? How do you balance daylight and studio flash? This section answers all of these questions, and more. Through step-by-step guidance, you’ll learn how to create your own stunning fashion images using natural light or studio flash, as Karl explains his creative thought process, his equipment, and lighting techniques for shooting fashion on location.
Beauty Photography & Retouching

Beauty Photography & Retouching

Beauty Photography & Retouching
  • 15 Classes
  • 8+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Broaden your knowledge and master your control of lighting with this selection of in-depth beauty photography classes.

Learn everything you need to know about beauty lighting, including how to create hard and soft light, what modifiers to use and when, and how to use common modifiers in more creative ways.

You’ll also learn about makeup, styling and posing for beauty photography, as well as how you can use simple props and accessories to add your own unique style to your images. Then, learn how to refine your images, with powerful post-production techniques for skin retouching.

'Fashionscape'

'Fashionscape'

'Fashionscape' Montage
  • 19 Classes
  • 5+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels
In these documentary-style fashion photography tutorials Karl and the team show you the thought process behind planning fashion shoots on location as they head to Iceland for one of their biggest projects yet. From logistics meetings and model castings through to fashion photography lighting setups and final shoots, you will learn professional fashion photography tips for working on location and get a number of creative ideas for fashion photography. Shot against breathtaking backdrops, there’s also a few bonus landscape photography tutorials too.
Fashion Extras

Fashion Extras

Fashion Extras Montage
  • 6 Classes
  • 9+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels
We’ve collated a series of additional stand-alone classes to help you take your understanding of fashion photography one step further. These include live show replays with professional fashion photographers and stylists, who generously share valuable insight into the industry, as well as a selection of fashion-focussed image critiques where Karl reviews members’ portrait and fashion images.

How our classes work

Once you’ve watched our ‘Lighting Theory’ course, you’ll have an understanding of the lighting fundamentals applied throughout all of our classes. We’ve specifically designed our videos to act as stand-alone step-by-step classes so that you can dive right in to what most appeals to you.

If you’re not sure where you start, take a look at our learning pathways or get in touch for a personalised learning plan.

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“I’ve learnt a lot but in particular the Fashion and beauty lighting - Now i don’t photograph models but I photograph brides and grooms. I took those techniques and use them for weddings, engagement shoots and even families. ”

Poppy Larbalestier, Professional Wedding Photographer

"Great to have all this valuable information in a single place. Well organised and easy to access. I’ve been looking for something like this for centuries.”

Nicolae Marian

"You can’t imagine how the last 365 days has changed my photography in a positive way! I tried several other online programmes but yours is the best in explanation and techniques!"

Oliver Ayerle

Karl Taylor Tutor
Meet your tutor

Karl Taylor

Karl Taylor is a professional photographer with over 20 years experience and he is commissioned by leading global companies for his precise attention to detail and his exquisite control of light. Know for his ability to explain complex subjects extremely clearly, Karl’s unique way of teaching and clear instruction has led him to work for Hasselblad Camera Company, Broncolor Lighting and Adobe as well as appearances on the BBC.

Personalised support

To help you make the most of our courses, we’ve made it easier to get in touch. Whether you have general photography questions or queries relating to specific classes, our knowledgeable team is here to help. In addition to our online support, we also offer personalised learning plans to help you achieve your photography aspirations.