Did you ever ask yourself, while scrolling down your Instagram feed, how come other people have better-looking photos than you?
The most important thing about posting on Instagram is to make sure that your photos are top quality. How good your photos are, determines whether your popularity will rise or fall. If you capture amazing photos and make them impeccable by editing them, I promise you that you will gain thousands of followers. This is why we created this ease to use step-by-step guide for editing your Instagram photos.
Step 1- A perfect photo
No matter how much time you invest in editing your photograph, if the quality isn’t top notch, you’re just wasting your time. When it comes to posting something that will attract people’s attention you must keep in mind that high-quality is a must. The photo must have the potential to look great even before you start tweaking it.
Capturing a great looing photo isn’t rocket science, and you can do it even if you aren’t a professional photographer. Look online for some tips and implement them. Most important thing, as most photographers will tell you, is the lighting of a photo. You should avoid poorly lighted areas when choosing a location for your photo session. Another thing to have in mind is the angle from which you take the picture, be creative and make artistic approach, so you don’t end up with an average photo.
Step 2- Use other apps when editing
Although this step is optional, it is highly recommended if you want to maximize the quality of your photos. Instead of using the effects on your phone of those provided by Instagram editing app, try using Afterlight or Snapseed applications. They are extremely easy to use, and your photos will look as if professionals edited them.
Step 3- Uploading and using a filter
Now is the time to post your photo on Instagram. Instagram will crop your photos by default. To avoid this click on the expand icon in the bottom left a corner of the screen.
Now you can choose a filter. The good thing about it is that you already added some effects by previously editing your photo, so now you can enhance it even more. The best thing is to try them all and see how each effect impacts the quality of your photo.
Step 4- Simple editing tools
You are almost finished! Now is the time to use simple editing tools by taping the wrench icon located below your photo to the right. There you can set different effects including brightness, structure, saturation, shadows, contrast, warmth and alignment. Personally, I like to try them all to see which one fits best.
So there you have if, you’ve created an amazing photo that everyone will like and share. If you followed this guide step-by-step, the final product should be a top notch picture. Now, you popularity can only rise, and you’ll start gaining followers before you know it.