3 easy steps to taking an Instagram worthy photo

3 easy steps to taking an Instagram worthy photo

Instagram is a platform that hosts everything from influencers to memes and everything in between. Finding a way to get ahead of the game can be challenging. So whether you want to post a photo to show off to friends or to show an achievement, set yourself apart with these 3 easy steps to taking an Instagram worthy photo.
Focus on lighting

Why is this important?

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any photo because it sets the mood. You can have dim lighting in a landscape photo to make it cinematic, or bright lighting with trees and people to bring a photo to life. With good lighting you can write a story without using words and give meaning to an otherwise standard photo.

Quick tip : Use natural lighting if possible to give it the best possible effect.  

 

Capture the subject 

Why is this important?

When taking a photo, you want that photo to mean something to you. It could be of you doing something you enjoy, for example exploring the outdoors or catching up with friends. 

Making the photo authentic and real will bring more meaning to the subject, and will make it feel like more than just a photo.

Quick tip : Make the subject the centre of attention.

 

Good camera quality 

Why is this important?

Something simple yet extremely important is having a phone or camera with good quality. This way you can truly convey what you want to show in a photo, the better the quality the better the photo. When put together with strong lighting and an important subject, you can tell a story without using words.

Quick tip : Most mobile phones nowadays have decent camera quality so you don’t need a high grade camera to take professional looking pictures.