How to use Instagram filters

How to use Instagram filters
(Image credit: Amy Davis)

Filters have been a big part of Instagram right from its launch. They’re a quick, simple and easy way to make adjustments to your photos and videos without requiring tonnes of specialist knowledge. But you can get even more from Instagram filters if you know just a little bit about how to get the most from them. 

That’s where we come in, we’ll help you figure out how to apply filters, when to use them, what the best ones are, and how you can even save your filtered photos and videos for use outside of Instagram. 

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Amy Davies

Amy Davies has been writing about photography since 2009, and used to be a colleague on Digital Camera magazine and She now works as a freelance journalist writing for nclude Amateur Photographer, Stuff, Wired, T3, Digital Photographer, Digital Camera World, TechRadar, Trusted Reviews, ePhotozine and Photography Blog. She has an undergraduate degree in journalism and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism, both from Cardiff Journalism School.