7 YouTube Videos That Demonstrate How to Take a Perfect Instagram Photo

Kristen Bousquet

Since it’s Instagram’s world and we only live in it, it only makes sense that you’d want to master the social media platform. Whether it’s taking photos of your #OOTD, what you ate for dinner or even a good old selfie, Instagram is the place to share it.

Obviously, there’s a lot more to capturing the perfect shot than just snapping the photo. That’s why we’ve gathered some of our favorite videos that will teach you everything you need to know about taking and editing the perfect Instagram photo.

If we’re going to believe anyone about taking amazing Instagram photos, it’s fashion blogger Aimee Song. The girl behind Song of Style teaches you all about how she takes her outfit, food and friends photos through this helpful YouTube video.

Want to know the secrets to taking a perfect selfie? Check out YouTube star Fashionshell’s tips to taking an amazing selfie from capturing the actual photo to editing and uploading!

Gigi Gorgeous teaches you about how achieve an airbrushed look—especially for those close-up shots.

Linda Vuong, of HAUSOFCOLOR will show you her secrets to achieving the perfect Instagram photo. Her page is full of simplistic and perfectly edited photos so obviously learning her techniques is at the top of our to-do list.

Jana Williams, who’s an incredible photographer, knows a thing or two (okay, she knows basically everything) about photography. She’ll teach you her tips for taking an incredible Instagram photo that will look super professional and put together, just like the rest of her photography.

We all see tons of beauty gurus posting close up shots of their perfect makeup looks and we’re always wondering how the heck do they get their photos to look so perfect? Well, Youtuber Desi Perkins teaches you all the tricks to a perfect close-up makeup shot for Instagram.

Adorable beauty guru, Michelle Phan, has over a million followers on Instagram so when she takes the time in this video to teach about taking the perfect selfie, we’re listening loud and clear. She teaches you all about lighting, angles and looking your best in any Instagram selfie!