10 tips for Instagram success with your photography

10 tips for Instagram success with your photography
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What content should you post?

A day in the life - Followers love posts that show the personal and creative details of photography life.

Milestones - Celebrate a certain number of followers, a new camera, the number of years in photography

Announcements - Shout about a recent collaboration,  competition win or new body of work.

Inspiration - Use the Repost app to share images from others who inspire you.

Behind the scenes - Share insightful videos and stills that reveal how you put a shoot together.

Whether you love it or loathe it, social media has become so ingrained in our daily lives that it’s almost impossible to be a photographer without getting on the bandwagon – and your friends and fans will expect you to be on Instagram. Below you will find tips for Instagram success…

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar, Space.com, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.