Instagram is one of the most insanely popular photo apps for iPhone and Android.
News: Facebook buys popular photo-sharing app maker Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock
Instagram allows you to take photos, change the photo look and feel and post it to Instagram to share with their friends and family. You also can share the photos through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
Get ready to take your Instagram feed to the next level, here the 5 Best Instagram tips and tricks:
Add a Lens
If you really want to get every little detail of an object, consider adding a lens to your iPhone, like moniqua:
“When I take a macro picture, I always use the basic camera app because it’s quick and simple. In order to get the perfect macro shot, I need to get down into positions that I’m not normally in… read more »
Camera phones don’t give you the ability to have the same awesome depth of field as an slur. So you have to create it with your shot itself. Use lines, repetition, and space with foregrounds and backgrounds to do this well. Focus on this, and you can use the Instagram “Tiltshift” effect to make your depth really stand out… read more »
Upload Only the Best Photos (And Not All at Once)
It almost goes without saying, but the first step to Instagram stardom is simple: take beautiful pictures. The images that get the strongest response on the service tend to be especially attractive, interesting and well-composed photographs. While it may be tempting at first to snap a photo of every meal or every time your cat finds its way into an empty box, redundant photos of the more mundane, day-to-day stuff won’t grab much attention… read more »
Use Tags in an Intelligent Way
On Instagram you can tag people (tagging me would look like @cannonballx) and you can hash-tag subjects (#sky #clouds #sunset etc.). A great way to get someone’s attention is to use the @-tag. But be careful, you don’t want to look like neither a beggar nor a spammer… read more »
Focus on the Community
Instagram is tiny in comparison to Facebook and the people who are there are, for the most part, deeply invested in the photo sharing community that has been built around this application. Be cognizant of users’ feeds and don’t publish content that can be seen as too self-serving, but rather content that is in the spirit of the community… read more »