StyleBible Preview

Instagram Hacks: Creative Backgrounds

How to shoot the perfect OOTD against scenic creative spaces
Instagram Hacks: Creative Backgrounds How to shoot the perfect OOTD against scenic creative spaces

If you've grown tired of using a plain white wall as your OOTD default background and want to try something else a little more "busy" or "lively", but haven't really gotten the hang of  shooting yourself against your new fun BG, here are a few tips that'll get you adjusted. Because patterns  and bursts of color, landscapes, textures, and live props have got angles of their own. 

Against a busy floor pattern:


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

(@theeconomist)

Going to higher ground has its advantages: You get to fully capture in one photo what is above and below the subject— and all that’s in between.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

If you match your wall of choice:


(@rclayton)

The more we are one with the background of our image, the more we are one with the universe—that is, the divine fashion balance.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

With a live animal:


(@100gramsofsun)

Hollow spaces can frame clever poses. Remember that the set of your photo doesn’t have to stay behind you, it can be in the foreground, too.

Against something architectural:


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

(@100gramsofsun)

Pit your small self against a massive architectural backdrop for a dramatic contrast in proportion. Pick a striking shade to wear while you’re at it.

More Instagram hacks in this month's Fashion Workshop here

Main image from @100gramsofsun on Instagram

COMMENTS