My Favourite Instagram Photo Editing Apps

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Hello everyone!  If you follow me over on my Instagram account (follow me HERE if you don’t already!), then I’m sure you all know I’m a bit obsessed with it and update it daily.

I often get asked on my Instagram photos themselves or on facebook how I edit my photos and the apps I use so I thought it would be useful to put a post together with all the info. 🙂

I’m not saying my account looks amazing or anything and it might not be to your particular taste but I’m often changing up how I edit my photos and as I like to get creative and play around, I have tried a good share of photo editing apps. I have to say I’m not using a lot of apps for editing pictures. I actually use two apps and an online editor.

PicMonkey

Every time, basically every single time I take pictures and before sharing them somewhere I go on the online editor called ”PicMonkey”.

It’s totally one of my favorites and as I like my pictures to be bright I can really brighten my pictures and it looks exactly how I wanted.

So basically what I do on PicMonkey is:
I click on the ‘edit‘, choose the picture I want, click on ‘colors‘ change a little bit a temperature.

After that I click on ‘exposure‘, I change brightness, highlights and a little bit contrast.

And then I crop the picture.

VSCO

After I’m done with PicMonkey, I put the picture on my phone and then use the app VSCO.

What I really like about this app is that you can actually kind of already see what your feed is going to look like and it can really help you sometimes.

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Now here I use a filter F2, I always use this one, I just really like it a lot. And I change it to a +1, so it’s not too much bright, because I’ve already brighten my picture.

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Next thing is lighting on +1 as well, temperature -1 (sometimes even +1, it depens on the picture), and the last one is contrast on +1.

 

As well as this apps, I also like to use Instagram’s built in editing tools such as brightness, contrast, shadows and highlights. I usually always have a play around with those before I upload to make sure everything looks just right!

This is a before and after picture:

I hope you enjoyed reading this post and I hope it has answered your questions about how I edit my images. 🙂

What’s your favourite app for Instagram editing?

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16 thoughts on “My Favourite Instagram Photo Editing Apps

  1. stashmatters says:

    Thanks for sharing these! I’ve used PicMonkey before and it’s great. I’ve not used VSCO and it looks stellar! I like how you show the before and after – really makes the image look so clean and crisp!

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  2. Eleanor May says:

    I love VSCO. It’s my absolute favourite photo editing app and I use it for all my Instagram photos. Great post!

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  3. Nadine says:

    PicMonkey is amazing! It’s one of my go-to editors especially since it’s free and easy to use. Is that Essence lipstick in your first picture ‘Natural Beauty’?

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