Hands on experience with a professional team learning different photography techniques using Emily's favorite lighting setups with both digital and film mediums.



Learn Emily's retouching workflow using Lightroom and Photoshop as well as how to best use the Fashion Actions she has developed in your everyday workflow.


Learn everything from working with professional teams, social media, marketing and much more to apply to your own personal business.


Day One

-Introduction to studio lighting and Emily's favorite equipment

-Learn Emily's favorite camera settings, lenses and how she applies them

-Polaroid/Film overview

-Live fashion photo shoot with two professional models and full team including wardrobe, makeup and hair for attendees portfolios

-Hands on experience and individual time interacting with and learning to direct professional models

-Hands on experience using different film mediums and the Petzval Lens

Day Two

-Learn Emily's photography background, experience and growth throughout the years

-How to plan and execute your own professional fashion photo shoot

-Casting Models, Hair Stylists, Makeup Artists, and other creatives

-Approaching model agencies and magazines

-The benefits of social networking

-Start to finish professionally editing an image using Lightroom and Photoshop

-Tips and techniques for added fashion flare

-Introduction to Fashion Actions

-One on one portfolio critiques

Additional Info

Lunch included both days along with a light breakfast

Optional dinner for group to connect further takes place on Friday or Saturday evening

  Facebook Group provided for attendees to connect




About The Artist


Emily Soto is a photographer residing in New York City with her husband Vic and Scottish Fold Twinkle.  Each image captured by Soto emanates with her distinct visionary and romantic style characterized by a perennial stream of emotively captivating, artistically adept, visual pieces. While her focus is high-fashion, she finds pleasure in personal artistic projects and by providing fellow photographers, through her workshops, with the skills and confidence to both pursue and fulfill their own photographic aspirations. Since beginning photography in California in 2010 Soto and her remarkably creative professional team have provided photography workshops throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, Asia and Canada.  Soto's bold yet playful images appear on magazine covers, in editorial spreads and in look books for national clients. Her work has been featured in magazines including Brides, Nylon, Nylon Indonesia, Elle, S Moda, Inside Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings, Huffington Post to name a few.  Soto's photos and popular "Fashion Actions" have garnered the respect and appreciation of an ever-expanding international following and as a resultant creative and inspirational influence among her peers. Soto's recent exhibitions include London and NYC.


Recent Interview in Nylon Indonesia