5 ways to make your Instagram photos stand out
Approaching your subjects the way a photojournalist would can help you tell your story with greater success—and fewer headaches.
More than 70 million new photos are uploaded to Instagram daily, though, so how can you make your images stand out?
If you approach a photo shoot like a brand journalist, your Instagram feed can achieve visual victory. Try these techniques:
1. Tell a story. This is the single most important thing an Instagram photo should do. As a brand journalist, you should think less about shooting a photo and more about telling a story visually. Identify the iconic image that will tell your story, and make capturing that image your goal.
2. Create a shot list. Treat an Instagram photo like any other piece of content. Make a pre-production shot list that includes how and where you’ll capture the image, along with any props you might need. This is what professional photographers do before a shoot to ensure that they get the shots they need.
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