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Instagram Tutorial: Photographic Composition for Beginners

Discover the basic tips to start taking good Instagram pictures without any prior knowledge ​​of composition, by Mina Barrio

Mina Barrio (@minabarrio) is a product photographer who specializes in Instagram and her smartphone can be considered an extension of her arm. Thanks to this, she knows how to capture the best moments and create compositions that enhance the value of the products shown on the image. This tutorial will teach you five fundamental keys to enhance the composition of your Instagram photos.

1. Size

Square? Vertical? Horizontal? The first thing you need to know before shooting a photo is the format you want it to be in. Although all three are good options, Mina recommends ditching horizontal because we will lose real state on the screen when the user is browsing the feed.

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