Five Tips for Fab Photos on Instagram ft. JR5

Hi folks.

You've probably seen ads promoting soap, cars, and for various products pop up on your social media before. The visuals look amazing! Have you ever thought about what goes behind the creative process?

Let us give you some tips on how to take great photos, so you can market your latest project on Instagram. This is especially a popular platform, when you want to target millennials.

1. Choose a non distracting, neutral background.
2. Add related items to provide context for your setup.
3. Mind the lighting, turn on the brightness for a pop.
4. Use a filter and crop when needed.
5. Break rules when needed. Creativity > convention.

Let's apply these five concepts to some Korean Army Soup...

Before - CliCk For Full View

Boo. We can do so much better than that. Let's see what a difference in setting, lighting and angle can do for us. We can slap on a blueish-white filter while we're at it.

Ready for the results? BAM!!!! It'll be magic.


Now that you've got the perfect image, don't forget to use relevant #hashtags to attract an audience. Hope this helps! Let us know if you have any tips to share too!

Product courtesy of Joo of JR5, Meal Prep for Home Delivery. Check out the kickstarter here: