Fashion Magazine

4 Editing Apps To Up Your Instagram Game + How I Edit My Photos

By Leslielazard @leslielazard

With over 700 million active monthly users, and over 400 million active daily users, there’s no getting around the simple fact that if you’re looking to grow your brand and interact with a highly engaged audience, Instagram is the place to be. While the platform is amazing for both brands and influencers alike, it can be hard to grow an engaged audience from scratch simply due to the sheer amount of users that are using the platform. Staying consistent, and using relevant hashtags help with growth on Instagram, and it’s most important to always always always post quality images. Luckily, there are lots of apps out there that can help out in that department. I’ve tried tons out, and these are my tried and true apps that I use to edit practically every picture I post on my feed. Read on for all of my favorites!

Darkroom – This is always the first app I use when I’m editing pretty much any photo I’m going to post on my feed. There are a ton of different things you can do with the editing on this app, but I mainly use it to correct the yellow tones in my photos. I absolutely can’t stand when a picture comes out yellow, and try as I might I couldn’t get the hues to my liking until I found this app. It’s been a game changer definitely for me. Here’a a before and after for comparison.

image1
image2

See the difference!? All I do is tap the three interconnected circles, then tap the yellow circle and drag the yellow saturation down to my liking. That’s it!

Facetune – After I adjust the yellow saturation in my pictures, I then move on to correcting any flaws that I see in the photo. I don’t use the Facetune app a whole bunch, but one occasion where I use it is when I post a shot of me wearing a dress or anything that shows my legs. I have a couple of marks on them from scarring that I’m a little self conscious about, so I always edit the spots out with this app. Here’a another before and after for comparison.

4 Editing Apps To Up Your Instagram Game + How I Edit My Photos
4 Editing Apps To Up Your Instagram Game + How I Edit My Photos

I use the patch tool in the app to make this edit and it’s super easy and quick! I also use the smoothness tool a bit to make everything look perfect! There are a ton of other editing tools in this app also to make you look flawless, these just happen to be my go to’s.

Retouch – Notice something missing after the Facetune edits? Look closely and you’ll see that the house numbers as well as the little electrical box thingee on my porch have gone bye-bye. This app is hands down the best $1.99 I’ve ever spent. Any and everything that’s distracting in my photos I’m able to edit out in half a second. It’s that easy! Trust me, you need this app.

VSCO – Pretty much the holy grail of photo editing apps here. I always make my final edits here. Usually I’ll adjust the brightness a bit, increase the contrast a tiny bit and also the saturation a tiny bit, as I find that adjusting the yellow tones down in Darkroom washes out the pictures at times. I also bump up the clarity and sharpness before I filter my photo. Like everyone else, I have my favorite filters in the app, and I try to use them consistenty in order to give all of the photos in my feed a similar look and aesthetic. I’m still perfecting my feed aesthetic – I think everyone constantly is – but a few of my favorite filters are A6, A7, S1, S2, and S3. Here’s a shot where I did pretty much all of the edits I just listed along with the S2 filter.

After edits.

image1-3

Before edits. Big difference right!?

IMG_2570


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Skinny Creamy Italian Vanilla Gelato / Fior Di Latte Gelato - Made with Minimal...

    Skinny Creamy Italian Vanilla Gelato Fior Latte Made with Minimal Sugar Cream

    version; Today, I will be sharing a fantastic gelato recipe!Is gelato the same as ice cream?Although gelato is the Italian word for ice cream, both are... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Zoebakeforhappykids
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES
  • How To Make Your Boyfriend Give You Money Without Asking Him

    Money has always been a sensitive issue in a relationship. Women like it when their boyfriend pays for dinner, movie ticket, and other dating expenses. Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Naijapary
    SOCIETY, A-CLASSER
  • Discover the Nature and Beauty of the High Mountain Environments in the Valle...

    Discover Nature Beauty High Mountain Environments Valle d'Aosta.

    Aosta Valley is the smallest region in Italy; in its northwest, it is located between France and Switzerland. At its core are its majestic peaks (the region... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Hugor
    DESTINATIONS
  • The Autumn 100 - My Ultra Comeback

    I thought I made pretty good time getting to the turnaround point. Now I was pleased it was downhill all the way to Goring, except there still seemed to be load... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Jamesrichardadams
    FITNESS, OTHER SPORTS, SPORTS
  • When You Should Come In To Net

    When Should Come

    One of the main goals in doubles tennis is to take the net, as it decreases the likelihood of hitting the ball into the net and gives you better angles to put... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Jen Campbell
  • …Root, Root, Root

    …Root, Root, Root

    As the end of October comes into view so too does the beginning of the 2018 World Series. This year sees the Boston Red Sox take on the LA Dodgers in a battle o... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Zer
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Loneliness Limited

    Loneliness Limited

    Is anyone here a fan of the writings of the American author Kurt Vonnegut? He was quite fashionable in the 1960s and early 1970s but I think his cachet is not... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Ashleylister
    BOOKS, CREATIVITY, CULTURE, SELF EXPRESSION

Magazines