The Masterclass


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.



Join Emily Soto and her team for a weekend of creativity while re-igniting your own passion and love for photography. Experience new techniques using both digital and film mediums and take away new aspects to add to your own personal style and business. During the weekend Emily covers everything from her favorite equipment, working with models and clients, marketing, retouching and much, much more. Join Emily on her photography journey and learn the ins and outs of the business and advice on what it takes to succeed in the market today.  




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 of  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 Lomography lenses

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 and importance of a strong online and social media presence

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

- Tips and techniques for added fashion flare

- Introduction to Fashion Actions

- Group portfolio review

Additional Info

Lunch included both days along with a light breakfast


Emily Soto Workshops



Join Emily Soto and team for the ultimate studio experience at an exclusive location in the heart of Manhattan. We will be showcasing Emily Soto's  studio techniques including film and digital formats, retouching and the business of fashion photography. Featuring high-end styling and makeup by the leading creatives in the industry.





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Recent Works

Soto recently appeared on Nigel Barker's "Top Photographer" as a guest judge and mentor.  She is set to appear as the photographer on "American Beauty Star" hosted by Adriana Lima airing September, 2017 on Lifetime.



Vogue Ukraine, Vogue Taiwan, Teen Vogue,  Allure, Elle, Nylon, V Magazine, Paper, Schön!, Marie Claire, Alternative Press, S Moda, L'Officiel, Vogue Sposa, Huffington Post, Monrowe, USA Today, MTV, OK Magazine, Emmy Magazine, In Touch Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, Us Magazine, Celebuzz,  Digital SLR Magazine, Practical Photography Magazine, Popular Photo, Broadway World


Swarovski, Who What Wear, Byrdie Beauty, Warby Parker, Cinq à Sept, Galia Lahav, American Beauty Star, Atlantic Records, Equal Vision Records, Skarlett Blue, WayHome Music, Bauer Media, Harper Collins, Random House


2017     American Beauty Star Director of Photography, Airing September 2017 on Lifetime

2017     Nordstrom x The Thread "Four Influential Women Dish on Career Success, Interview Outfits and the Secret to Networking"

2017     Who What Wear "Five Fashion Names to Know in 2017"

2017     Warby Parker x Amanda de Cadenet collaboration in support of Girl Gaze

2016     Teen Vogue x Alcon "Lens Love"

2016      Teen Vogue #GirlGaze September Issue

2016      Top 20 Photographers on the Web, XXLPix, #3 Fashion Category, #2 USA Category

2016      Guest Judge on Nigel Barker's "Top Photographer" Show, Adorama

2016      Nylon Indonesia "Girl We Love" Interview January Issue


Impossible Project I-1 Exhibition. Group Show MoMA Museum of Modern Art May 14-31 2016. NYC.

Impossible Project I-1 Exhibition. Group Show Hôtel de Sauroy. May 24-29, 2016. Paris.

Impossible Project I-1 Exhibition. Group Show The Impossible Project Laboratory. May 2016. Berlin.

Impossible Project I-1 Exhibition. Group Show Shoreditch Studios. May 2016. London.

Transformation through Time. Solo Show Beautique NYC September-October 2015. NYC.

Petzval Portraits | Bloom. Solo Show Lomography Gallery August-September 2015. London.

Petzval Portraits | Bloom. Solo Show Lomography Gallery June-August 2015. NYC.