Instagram Composition Guidelines from Style’s Top Ten

Gavin WrenBlogging

Instagram Composition secrets of the top ten personal style bloggers
Have you ever wondered what the key to Instagram success is? What exactly do the big league social media influencers at the top of the game do, which makes them so popular?

This post is a chance to learn from the best, as I delve into an academic study from 2016 which analysed the most common Instagram composition styles and themes from the world's top ten most influential personal style bloggers.

Instagram Facts.
51% of Instagram's users are men and 49% women, compared to Pinterest which is 85% female. Instagram also has the most active users, 61% will 'like' at least one image every day. 73% of it's users are between 15 and 35. Some sectors are more imporatant to users than others with fashion sits at the top of the pile, followed by beauty and home decor.

Popular Instagram users can become 'opinion leaders', people... come and read more...

Food Photography Lightroom Tutorial and Sourdough Cheese Toastie

Gavin WrenFood Education, Recipes, Sandwiches & Wraps, The World of Food

Here's a food photography lightroom tutorial along with how to make the perfect sourdough cheese toastie with homemade red onion chutney.
Today's post is a bumper double edition where I'm giving you quick food photography lightroom tutorial demonstrating how to select images, colour adjust them and edit them, alongside a lovely simple recipe for a sourdough cheese toastie with my own lovely, homemade red onion chutney.

I'm going to keep it short today and let the video do all the talking. But first, here are the images before and after Lightroom, you'll find the video below them... come and read more...