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Are You A Photo Addict? Then This Piece Will Be Your Best Guide 

With the dawn of social media, our urge to click and upload photos to gain maximum likes is inexorable. Instagram photos capture and upload eat up a lot of our time and energy. Each of us keeps looking for tricks and tips to come up with the best possible angle for each photo. Simply owning an iPhone or another good camera phone does not guarantee the perfect shot. There is a lot more that goes in.

Elliott Erwitt has rightly said "Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them."

Read on to find how you can cook up the best photos to rock your Instagram profile. Social media has taken over our life.  

Are You A Photo Addict? Then This Piece Will Be Your Best Guide 

Are You A Photo Addict? Then This Piece Will Be Your Best Guide 

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Take every photo from the top and keep the phone atleast 3 feet from the subject.

Take every photo from the top and keep the phone atleast 3 feet from the subject.

The best trick to photographing in a dark room. Thank us later for this tip!

The best trick to photographing in a dark room. Thank us later for this tip!

Want to photograph your food in a dark area and do not have enough light? You can use your phone's flashlight. Hold it at an angle of 45 degrees from the food and use a white menu on the other side to reflect the flashlight.  
The result is amazing! Your food will be brightly lit from all sides. 

Research has shown that blue tones provide 24% more likes than the red or orange-tinted photos.  

Research has shown that blue tones provide 24% more likes than the red or orange-tinted photos.  

Do not ever edit your selfies using blur or spot removal tool. Let the photo remain yours with those lines and curves on.

Do not ever edit your selfies using blur or spot removal tool. Let the photo remain yours with those lines and curves on.

Tap on your camera to focus on the subject, do not use Instagram's blur tool. 

Tap on your camera to focus on the subject, do not use Instagram's blur tool. 

This makes your photo looks more professional.

Try to keep the originality of the photos intact. The saturation, hue, and contrast must be within limits. 

Try to keep the originality of the photos intact. The saturation, hue, and contrast must be within limits. 

No one wants to eat neon green apples!

Do not forget to switch on the HDR mode when photographing in low light, to avoid a grainy junky photo.

Do not forget to switch on the HDR mode when photographing in low light, to avoid a grainy junky photo.

Awkward angles are a complete no-no in photography. 

Awkward angles are a complete no-no in photography. 

100% upright or perpendicular will make the subject appear clearer.

Do keep in mind the proper angles.

Do keep in mind the proper angles.

Instead of filters try to lighten, brighten and sharpen the photos. But no filters, please!

Instead of filters try to lighten, brighten and sharpen the photos. But no filters, please!

Use as much natural light as possible, even if manageable from a window in a dark room.

Use as much natural light as possible, even if manageable from a window in a dark room.

Switching your phone to Airplane mode allows you to use Instagram's edit tools, without uploading the photos, instead they will be saved in your camera rolls.

Switching your phone to Airplane mode allows you to use Instagram's edit tools, without uploading the photos, instead they will be saved in your camera rolls.

Hit 'post', and nothing will upload but the edited photo will save to your camera roll. This enables you to use Instagram solely as an editing tool, if you want, or just space out your posts.

Photograph your breakfast or lunch instead of dinner, all due to the naturally complimenting daylight.

Photograph your breakfast or lunch instead of dinner, all due to the naturally complimenting daylight.

Artificially lit photos are a big Instafail. Natural is the preferred tone.

We hope these tricks were of help to you. Do not forget to use them in your next Insta upload. Enjoy Instagramming!

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