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9 ways to expertly edit your bullet journal photos for Instagram from the pros!

One of the questions I get asked most often on my Instagram account is “How do people edit or make make their Instagram photos looks so great?” Its a challenge! Its a combination of editing and good flat lays! So to be fair and not create bias 😛 I thought it would be cool to round up what all the pros are doing! So lets look into the top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros!

What apps do people use?

The most common used apps seem to be free and those are Snap Seed and VSCO

The other apps that come up seem to be Adobe Creative Suit and PicMonkey and Fotor

Style 1: AmandaRachLee

Her Instagram feed is insanely gorgeous! Her YouTube channel is absolutely gorgeous too! Here she goes through the steps of editing her photos for instagram. With millions of followers flocking to her youtube monthly, she has a following beyond compare! She shows us step by step how she edits her images

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

She also did a second video on on this

Style 2: Life by Whitney

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@lifebywhitney

In her post on photo editing Whitney takes you step by step through the editing process and then lovingly shared a process video with you too!

 

 

Style 3: Study Quill

Her photos are clean and clear and totally uncluttered! Her feed is amazing and always aestetic! So how does she do it?

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@studyquill

Style 4: The Boosted Journal

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@theboostedjournal

In his step by step process he outlines all the processes to creating great pics on Instagram! I adore that hes broken down all the steps for us as easily as possible!

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@theboostedjournal

Style 5: Little coffee fox

In this post; little coffee fox gives you some great tips to improve your flat-lays, when you look at her feed it is clear that she is an expert at both editing and flat lays!

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@little_coffee_fox

Style 6: The Petite Planner

I her post about taking your Instagram account viral – Erin covers off 7 tips on setting up your Instagram account AND some great how tos on how to edit those photos

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@the.petite.planner

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@the.petite.planner

Style 7: Megan Paige – Boredstudying

In her step by step VSCO post – she outlines all the steps to taking great photos and editing them

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@boredstudying

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@boredstudying

Style 8: Mary Plethora

Again a great way to see step by step how Mary edits her Instagram photos. She qualifies her great advice with a gorgeous feed with lovely taken photos.

 

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@maryplethora

 

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@Mary Plethora

Style 9: Journal Sanctuary

Finally we end with the gorgeous Journal Sanctuary – Her Instagram feed is divine and so beautifully curated! So she simply states in her how-to post that she takes the photos in as natural light as possible and then edits them in snapseed! Easy peasy!

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

@journalsanctury

top bullet journal photo editing tips from the pros

In Summary

In summary after watching these posts and pouring over my own style?

  1. Get natural light streaming in if you can!
  2. Use warm tones at night at get a special bulb if needed
  3. Edit the photos before posting
  4. Don’t over edit! You don’t want the photo looking fake and shitty!
  5. Get creative! Make your feed stand out with something special! Even if its a special paper clip!

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Nicola Knobel

Passionate curator of pretty things

Hi Lovely! My name is Nicola and I am the face behind My Inner Creative. I am a die hard (obsessed) bullet journalist, and a over excited creative. Please note that some of our posts contain affiliate links, this means that at absolutely no additional cost to you, I can make a small comission from your purchase. You can read more about that, and me over at my "About page"
 
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