InstagramInsights in a Photo communityUrs SteinerJanuary 24th, 2012about.me/stoneysteiner
Content● Facts & Figures● Fascination Instagram● Instagram in the WorldWideWeb● The picture. My main principles● Apps Apps Apps. A link-collection● Foto Communities. What else is there?● Instagram Basics & Tips
Facts & Figures● 1 million: The number of accounts on Jan 1, 2011.● 15 million (and counting): The number of accounts on Jan 1, 2012.● 3: The average number of photos uploaded per second, one year ago.● 60: The average number of photos uploaded per second, today.● 400 million: The total number of photos shared on Instagram so far.● 62600+: The most likes on a single photo.
How to behaveon Instagram● Do not copy or steal other pics● Dont be rude● Re-posts are allowed, but dont forget to mention the original ..● be nice● be polite
The picture.My basic principles "the golden ratio" ... is on important principles of how to place objects in your picture .. (red dots: these are the main attraction points in your picture) http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Animation_GoldenerSchnitt.gif
The picture.My basic principles The "horizon" ... of the pic should be above or below the middle to create a good effect.
The picture.My basic principles Capture and composition of the image ... ... decides wheter a picture will be successful or not.
The picture.My basic principlesA guide:http://www.fotocommunity.de/Fotowissen
sigh..nobody knows me..Either:.. I dont care, I am just posting my pics for myown pleasure ..If not:there are two possibilities to make yourselfheard:● like other users pics, comment and engage in the community● Add #-Tags to your pics (max.30)
Foto CommunitiesWhat else is there?● Flickr● Fotocommunity.de● 500px.comTheres a post (in German) on the followingwebsite about these 3 communities: foto-howto.de
Instagram BasicsInstagram BlogThe people from "thebeginnerslens" havecreated a detailed users guide for Instagram:http://thebeginnerslens.s3.amazonaws.com/Instabook.pdfFor further Tips and hints check out Instagramsown blog: http://blog.instagram.com/tagged/tips