From Our Readers: 5 Things You Should Consider to Up Your Instagram Game
Have you always wondered how creative people manage to always be on top of their Instagram game? Their Feeds are the ultimate #FeedGoals that just makes you envious sometimes. But worry no more, Candy Girls, because we found the solution for that!
- Make sure your photos are taken with good lighting.
If you're a fan of the Kardashians, you know that Kim Kardashian's selfie game is always on point. In fact, she uses a special iphone case called LuMee to have picture perfect lighting anytime, anywhere! Make sure your photos are exposed well. Use natural light to create a more instense and specific look on your photos. Good lighting equals good photos.
- Determine the best angle.
Just like some famous models and professional photographers say, angle is the key. To make your photos Instagram-worthy, capture every photo from a specific angle that shows it best and depending on whatever suits your style and feed.
- Use good editing apps.
VSCO, Afterlight, Pomelo—these are just some of the most basic and user friendly editing apps you could download and use. They also give you the access to edit your photos anytime, anywhere. Just choose a specific filter or preset and stick to that so your photos look consistent.
- Figure out the right combination.
Take photos that have the right amount of colors, contrasts, higlights, and shadows. A good photo mixed with great editing skills is a total win. You don't have to be a professional to produce Instagram-worthy shots. Just let your artistic side do the talking and your Feed will eventually come together.
- Enjoy taking every shot.
A good photo represents the photographer's mood, style, and even personality. Make sure the photos you are posting are really a representation of your own aesthetic and style. Photos are mirrors of our imagination. If you take great photos, your imagination and mood reflects as well. Just enjoy every snap and you'll come up with great results.