Social tips for photographers: 6 steps for improving your social media performance

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We’ve all experienced the frustration of posting an image we’re proud of on social media, expecting a positive response and receiving lower engagement than we would have hoped. It can be difficult to identify what went wrong in these circumstances, which only adds to the sense of confusion. Performance of posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is a far more complex system than many people realize and the quality of our photography is only one influencing factor in how many likes, favorites and comments they accumulate. 

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Peter Fenech

As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

After cutting his teeth working in retail for camera specialists like Jessops, he has spent 11 years as a photography journalist and freelance writer – and he is a Getty Images-registered photographer, to boot.

No matter what you want to shoot, Peter can help you sharpen your skills and elevate your ability, whether it’s taking portraits, capturing landscapes, shooting architecture, creating macro and still life, photographing action… he can help you learn and improve.