My favorite apps for Instagram:
Whether you’re looking to elevate your photo editing or want to plan out your feed in advance, here are a few of the apps I use almost daily when it comes to the ‘gram✨
Lightroom // This is where I do the bulk of my editing and where the process starts. I apply my preset (basically, a fancy word for filter) and tweak the exposure, shadows, and contrast to fit my aesthetic. One of my favorite things about Lightroom, is that you can adjust each color individually giving you complete control over the tone of your image. It takes practice, but once you know what you like, it’s much easier to use and the best way to achieve a cohesive feed in my opinion.
VSCO // This is an amazing app to try if you’re just getting your feet wet with photo editing. You can now adjust each color in this app too, and it comes equipped with tons of ready-to-apply filters. I use this app mostly for cropping. Instagram utilizes a 4:5 ratio, so you’ll notice that if you scroll through my feed- all of the photos take up the majority of your screen. Luckily, there is a setting in VSCO that allows you to crop to 4:5! Use all that screen real estate, baby!
Planoly // Most of us that shoot lots of content use a grid app that allows us to see all of our photos and move things around before actually posting. Planoly is my personal fave. In addition to helping me see what looks best, it tracks the time of day I post, what the engagement is per post, and makes it easy for me to reference when I need that information for campaigns.
Mojo // Every wondered how I get those cute little animated stories? I use the mojo app! So great if you’re using your platform for business, or even if you just want to step up your story game!
Facetune // Facetune has this amazing little patch tool that allows you to remove little things that you don’t want in the photo. Piece of gum on the road? Patch it out. Have a stain on your shirt? You know what to do! I also love using the detail tool in this app to add detail to accessories, prints, or portions of the photo that got overexposed in the Lightroom phase.
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