Taking The Best Instagram Shots

Here are some Instagram photography tips:

1. Symmetry

Symmetry is pleasing to your eye. It can be found in nature (Chris Hemsworth) or man-made (the Royal Hawaiian Hotel). Symmetrical composition can often make a subject more interesting than it might otherwise be.

To add interest, you can also break down your symmetry. The bridge creates vertical harmony in this photo while sunlight and trees break it down.

2. Patterns

Patterns are also a favorite of our brains. Many Instagram accounts are known for their beautiful patterns.

The universal love for patterns is also the reason why Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese artist, created mirror rooms that create endless repeating patterns of simple shapes.

For inspiration, look around. You can find mesmerizing patterns in architecture, design, and nature.

3. Vibrant colors

While minimalism and neutrals may be trendy, sometimes you just want a little bit of color. Bright and vibrant colors are a great way to feel happy and provide energy. They make a big impression on a small screen when it comes Instagram photography.

Even a simple high-rise can look stunning.

4. Humor

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Instagram is a happy space, so humor is an important part of the platform. This is especially true when compared to the beautifully composed and edited images that are all over the platform. Your audience will appreciate funny photos. They’ll also notice that you don’t take the whole thing too seriously.

5. Moon

It is difficult to capture your subject in motion. This is why it is so impressive. It is captivating and arresting to capture an action shot. You can transform even the most mundane subject into something beautiful.

It doesn’t mean you have to be perfect all the time. Sometimes blurred movements add an artistic touch to a dreamy, artistic look.

Take multiple action photos to improve your chances of capturing a great shot. Burst mode can be used to take 10 photos per second by holding down the camera button.

6. Detail shots

In a feed filled with busy, dynamic photos, focusing on one detail or unexpected detail can grab your attention. It acts as a palate cleanser and provides a feeling of calm and stillness.

Enhance detail photos by using Instagram editing tools such as vignette (dimming your photo’s edges) and tile shift (which creates soft blur around your focal points)

To preserve quality, take your photo from close range. Cropping and shooting from far away can result in grainy, unprofessional photos that will damage your brand. Upload images that have the right size for Instagram.

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7. Attractive backgrounds

It’s a simple trick, but it works! Use a great background to take your selfies. This is why you want to take selfies in restaurants with amazing wallpaper backgrounds. Good photo walls are curated by people because they have a purpose.

Your background should be creative. A beautiful background can complement product posts, as shown in the example.

8. Animals

Even if we don’t understand why, some things are true. Yawning can be contagious. Light can be described as both a particle or a wave. If there is a cute animal in your Instagram photos, it will make them more appealing.

This is probably the most cost-effective trick. It would be a mistake to not use a cute puppy or miniature pony if you happen to have one.

9. Food

Do you remember your mom telling you that your eyes are bigger than your stomach? Instagram is the best place to see food photography.

How do you capture great food photos? The secret to a great food photo is to shoot from the top, use natural light, and take advantage of photogenic environments. This last point is particularly important because people next to you don’t want their food interrupted by your flash.

10. People

Chris Hemsworth, and others have found that Instagram faces are very popular. photos that have people in them get 38% more likes than those without.

For stunning portraits, use natural light and a pleasing background. Also, explore different angles and perspectives to get a better shot. You can even find a portrait mode on some phones that will maximize lighting and focus.

About the Author: Debra Scott