How to take amazing Instagram photos

Whether you want to impress your friends or you plan on becoming an influencer, these tips will help you create beautiful photos that your followers would enjoy seeing in their feed.

Create your signature

First of all, you have to define your style, which includes specific colors, filters, scenery, perspectives, etc. It’s like your signature and will make your photos stand out from other posts your followers see in their feed.

You can use Instagram filters to edit your photos so they fit your unique style, but there are many other apps that can help you create photos with amazing effects.

Light

This rule is really simple: use natural light, because it will make your photos look brighter and richer. If you are taking indoor photos, move closer to the windows and as far as possible from artificial light, as it will tint your photos yellow. Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to take amazing photos.

Exposure

The key is to find the perfect exposure, so you don't over- or underexpose your photos. Underexposed photos can be saved with some editing tools, but overexposed ones can't be fixed.

How to take amazing Instagram photos

Composition

Have you ever heard of the “golden rule of thirds”? This composition rule refers to a method of balance. This means aligning your subject with literal guidelines and their intersection points made into squares, which will allow an image to flow from section to section. The easiest way to make a perfect composition and apply the rule of thirds is to use grid lines. The idea is that an off-center composition looks more natural than one where the subject is placed right in the middle of the frame.

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Viewpoint

Different and unusual viewpoints can turn a photo of an ordinary subject into a real masterpiece. Take a photo from above and below, and look for fresh and unexpected perspectives.

Patience

Always choose quality over quantity. Unless you capture unique and unrepeatable moments, take a few shots, and try different perspectives and lighting angles. Don't look for your ideal photos just through your camera; use your eyes and frame the picture before you take a shot.

Follow these simple rules, be creative, and experiment, and you'll make extraordinary Instagram photos people will love to like!

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