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How I Edit My Instagram/Blog Photos

Monday, 22 February 2016
My favourite part of blogging is definitely taking photographs and editing them. It can be quite a long process but I find that it's worth it.

First of all I take all of my photos with my Canon 700D and edit them on my Samsung Tab S 10.5. I always use natural lighting when taking my photos and my background is usually just plain white or wood. 

So, once I have taken a load of pictures, I will upload them on to my tablet and go through them, deciding which ones I want to keep. I will then upload the photo that I want to edit on to VSCO.

I always use the same filter so that all my pictures have a consistent theme. My favourite is HB1, and I usually keep it on 12 as I love the effect. 

I then adjust the exposure by 1 or sometimes 2, depending on how over exposed I want my picture to be. For this picture I just increased it by 1. 

Next I will crop my picture so that it is square.

I like my pictures to be cooler toned, so I always turn the temperature down by 1 or 2, depending on the photo. 

Finally I will increase the sharpness so that my pictures look extra clear and crisp. I tend to increase it to 6, sometimes less. 

After I've finished on VSCO, I will open it in Pixlr and add a watermark to my photo. 

It's now ready to upload to instagram or add it to my computer to use on my blog!

If you have any further comments, please don't hesitate to ask :) 
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