Instagram is one of the best social media apps out there. It’s simplicity is what makes it so great – it’s just about photos, no status updates, no check-ins, nothing very complicated. But even though Instagram is simple and straight-forward, there is still Instagram etiquette… and many people either don’t know what it is or just choose not to follow it.

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Of course you can do whatever you want with your Instagram profile, but just know that whatever you want to do might be annoying everyone who follows you. There are some people who will tell you not to post 20 selfies in a row, or stop posting pictures of your cat, or to make sure your #TBT photos are a legitimate throwback from at least 10 years ago. I personally don’t care about that stuff. I care about… well, you’ll see. Here are 10 things you should never, ever do on Instagram because, seriously, you’re driving everyone crazy. Continue reading


More and more photographers are using Instagram to market their work. It makes sense, considering Instagram is a popular social media application with over 150 million users. It’s also one of the easiest photo and video sharing platforms: You simply post a square photo or video and add tagging, captioning, or both. Then, other Instagram users can like your photo, add comments, and share it with their friends. Moreover, every post you upload to Instagram will show up in your followers’ feeds, unlike Facebook.

Below, I’ve listed 11 tips for how to effectively promote your photography on Instagram.

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