8 tips for using TikTok to promote your photography

8 tips for using TikTok to promote your photography
(Image credit: Jacob Riglin/TikTok)

Move over Facebook, YouTube and Instagram, the hottest platform right now is TikTok . If you are aged over 21, then you may be forgiven for not knowing much about TikTok. It is a video sharing platform, that allows you to share video clips that are a maximum of 15 seconds long. There are now 500 million people wordwide that have TikTok on their smartphones - and it is currently the top free application on the Apple App store.

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his favorite images from 2019 (Image credit: Jacob Riglin/TikTok)

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.