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How to Be a Pro on Instagram
OCTOBER 12, 2013 The photo editing app Instagram has given people around the world the ability to take beautiful photographs and share them with the world. You no longer need to be a professional to take professional looking pictures.
FoxNews.com spoke to one popular Instagrammer to find out how anyone can take professional-looking photographs on Instagram.
1. Instagraphy is still photography.
ust because you're taking photos on your phone and not a camera, does not mean the rules of photography don't apply.
"There's not much of a difference between [a camera and smartphone] in terms of capturing an image," Mobile Media Lab co-founder Liz Eswein told FoxNews.com. "I don't think it's the tool you use, it's the eye you have."
Eswein, who has racked up an impressive 954,775 and counting followers on her Instagram account, takes the time to think through her next photo before hitting click.
"Sometimes I'll try and really think about a shot and position it correctly," she says. "And other times I'll kind of stick my hand out of a cab to take a shot and get lucky."
Eswein, who has only taken one photography class suggests light, depth and angle are all things to consider when taking a photograph.
Think darker figures against lighter backgrounds.Read more: Fox News