Instagram or as what others called as IG has a 52x greater engagement when compared to Facebook and is 127x more than Twitter. What this only mean is, there is a massive opportunity for a business to market and promote broad range of services and products on this social media platform. Your IG page is a way that can help you make nice first impressions among potential prospects. The best way that you can do to make a lasting impression is simply by taking awesome videos and photos.
Here are quick tips that can help you do so.
Tip number 1. Lighting – take into account that there’s no amount of editing or filtering that can save a badly lit photo. It is highly recommended to make use of natural light as much as possible. Obviously, this is except in cases where you have access to the best lighting setup. Now in the event that you insist to take photos from the outside, then it will be preferable to do it in the afternoon and early morning.
Tip number 2. Use your eyes – it will be wise if you’re going to take few moments to check your surrounding prior to taking out your phone and snap photos. It is wise that you make use of your eyes to position everything in the photo in your head. If you think that taking out your phone and taking snaps will do, then think again.
As the photographer, you must look at the background of the photo, is someone going to obstruct the subject, is there something happening nearby that may require you to take photos in a different location and so forth. Before taking the photos, a tip from the pro is to spend time observing your subject, lighting, surroundings.
Tip number 3. Use technology properly – Instagram is providing wide varieties of editing tools and filters. As a matter of fact, there are also third party apps that can be used to improve the ability of your phone’s camera. When you want to take wonderful photos, there’s nothing wrong in using apps and tools. Besides, many smart phone manufacturers these days have integrated their camera with photo adjusting features.
Tip number 4. Move around the subject – whether you believe it or not, the camera lens of your phone soaks up light in various ways when compared to the conventional cameras. As you are looking through the subject of your phone and move in full circle, you are going to notice how the light sources are shifting in direction. Sooner or later, you’ll notice that there are new opportunities that have not happened before when you have your phone and taking pictures.