Fashion photography intensive course

The intensive professional course in fashion photography

The Fashion Photography Intensive course offered by the Academy of photography John Kaverdash goes beyond theory and after an introduction about the basis of fashion photography, studio lighting and shooting techniques, real work situations are recreated. During the course, the presence of professionals as models, makeup artists and stylists helps the students in gaining experience and confidence in a real Fashion Photography set.
A professional environment is recreated both in studio and outdoors and students have the chance to use high-quality equipment under the guidance of professionals working in the fashion industry. Students are also introduced to marketing strategies.
By the end of the Fashion Photography Intensive course, teacher will select the best shots of each student, that will then become part of their portfolio.

At the end of the course, students will get a certificate of attendance.

Prerequisites: students must be able to use a reflex camera manually and have a basic knowledge of lighting and photography.

NEXT COURSE | 17 July 2023- 21 July 2023
ATTENDANCE | 5 days from Monday to Friday
HOURS | 40
LANGUAGE | English / Italian
Cameras, lenses, models, make-up artists, stylists and equipment are provided by John Kaverdash Academy of Photography

40 hours | 2.000,00 euro
VAT (22%) included.


  1. Introduction to Fashion Photography
    • analysis of the most famous fashion photographers through their own images
    • fashion photography today: advertising, editorials, magazines, look books
    • choices from the newsroom, stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists, models
    • research and creation of a fashion mood board
  2. Studio Lighting
    • set and equipment
    • full and half-length portraits, beauty photography
    • light in fashion photography: natural and studio light
    • outdoor shootings
  3. Make-up in fashion photography
  4. Styling and trends
  5. Fashion shootings: full and half-length portraits, beauty photography
  6. Elements of post-production
  7. Editing: selection of the best shots and creation of a personal portfolio

At the end of the course, students will get a certificate of attendance.


Why choose the John Kaverdash Photography Academy

70 strobe lights

fully accessorized

100 lenses

for different typologies of cameras


full-frame and medium-format

Mac workstations

for post-production

two 200mq photographic studios

with rails system

optical benches

10×12, 13×18, 20×25

digital back

Hasselblad full frame

fully accessorized set

for any kind of professional photographies


fully accessorized

For more information

You can request more information by filling out the form on the side, by calling us by phone, or by visiting us at our office.

+39 3756027650

+39 02 89123696 – +39 02 36746683

Via Morimondo 26, 20143 Milan

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