6 tips for taking kick ass Instagram pics from Photo Face Off star Justin Mott

Be less hipster and more pro with the "everyone can be a photographer" app

Instagram's not only great for 'food porn' - smart photographers use it to make money too, like leading snapper Justin Mott. He shot a whole project for a client using just a smartphoneInstagram and his thumb. Exclusively for Stuff, he reveals his top tips for taking kick-ass Instagram shots.   

(All images via Justin Mott)

TIP 1: DON’T UNDERTHINK LIGHT

Interesting light makes for interesting pictures. And Instagram is great for highlighting images with beautiful light. Learn to recognise gorgeous light and begin the hunt for light patterns and shadows. Then be patient and wait for something interesting to happen. Break the rules and don't be afraid to shoot directly into the light.

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