I don’t really miss the time when we only had film cameras, but I do miss printing out my photos and organise them in albums. Each printed photo had some meaning when nowadays we can take thousands of photos a day and they will be buried either on our phones or laptops. At the same time, I love how iPhone allows me to take really good photos and it’s always with me. I’ve been thinking about printing some of my photos for some time when I found Inkifi, a company that will turn your photos into a beautiful art. I ordered 30 polaroid prints and they look so cute! I’m planning on printing some photo books, but actually, there are lots of other ways of displaying Instagram photos. Below is the selection of ideas I like and want to do as a DIY project (I’m not going to tell you how many ‘I will definitely do it’ projects I have haha but this one seems very promising). 1. Framed Prints I like the simplicity of this idea, looks very pretty and minimalistic. The main problem is how to choose only 9 shots? 2. Gallery Frame You can get something like this…

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One of my favourite online platforms to learn new skills is Skillshare. I’ve been a member of this community for almost 2 years now and from time to time I binge watching creative and business related classes. My favourite courses are of course about photography. What I like the most is that they are quite short and gem packed with really useful information. You can get 2 months of Skillshare Premium for free using my link to sign up. Below are 5 of my favourite classes which I highly recommend if you want to learn how to take better photos, find inspiration and get some ideas for your Instagram or blog photography.   1. Lifestyle Photography: Everyday Storytelling in Photo & Print Dan Rubin is a lifestyle & travel photographer, one of Instagram’s earliest beta testers and a speaker at the world’s first mobile photography conference, 1197. He shares his tips on how to plan shooting a story when meeting with a friend or family without being annoying or disturbing. If you like this class, check out his another one – Learn Mobile Photo Editing: Apps for Beauty and Efficiency. It was him who introduced me to my now favourite editing apps SKRWT…

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Photos of coffee and coffee shops interiors are still trending on Instagram and London is the perfect place to master this type of photography. I’m not going to lie if I say that sometimes I pick Instagram-worthy places for my meetings (guilty).  What attracts me in coffee shops as a photographer is a combination of a wooden interior, lots of light from big windows and interesting colours. Some places look better on the photos from outside rather than inside, for example, Monocle, Peggy Porschen and Monmouth. Here are 14 of most Instagrammable coffee shops in the city. If you are interested in other places to take a beautiful Instagram photo, please check London Photo Guide. 1. Story Coffee 115 St John’s Hill, London SW11 1SZ |

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I know you going to love this! Enter Giveaway right here >>> What am I giving away: Travel iPhone Photography Course – you will learn how to find your unique style in photography and master your skills shooting with just an iPhone SKRWT app – number one tool for editing perspective FaceTune app – the best for whitening photos. No more yellow tones! TouchRetouch app – I use it all the time to ’clean’ dirt from photos Collect app – the best way to collect memories, not just photos Joby Tripod $50 Gift Card to spend on Artifact Uprising Honestly, Artifact Uprising is an amazing company. They have beautiful products for photographers and instagramers, including photo books and wood calendars. I’m very excited for a winner of this Give Away!   HOW TO WIN THE TRAVEL IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHER KIT: 1. Enter the giveaway here! 2. You will get your unique Lucky URL after you enter the giveaway. Share this link with friends. 2. For every friend that you refer, you get THREE additional entries into the giveaway! 3. The more people you refer to sign up, the more chances you have to win. Awesome! This contest is on till 23th of January. That means…

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“Remember, the composition is important, but also rules are meant to be broken,” says Steve McCurry, an American editorial photographer best known for his 1984 photograph ‘Afghan Girl’. “So the main point is to enjoy yourself while you’re photographing and photograph in your own way and your own style.” Instead of rules, let’s talk about principles in London photography. These are what I keep in mind when taking photos in London or elsewhere. 1. Simplicity When taking a photo of London try to have a simple frame, in order to make your main subject stand out. This is especially true when you are taking photos of buildings and houses. Cut out everything that will distract the viewer and focus on something unique and eye-catching. There is a whole chapter in the ‘London Photo Guide’ dedicated to mews, which are small streets in London originally functioning as stables a few centuries ago. It’s a row of houses and when taking a photo, you should choose just one and exclude other building from the photo. 2. Leading lines A leading line creates a path for our eye to follow through all the elements of a photo. Think about a road or a…

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It’s a perfect time of the year when the summer is gone and everything has turned into yellow and red colours, even the front windows of shops! Autumn is my favourite time of the year for photography and I would like to challenge you for a week with daily themes for photos. Dates: 1 – 7 November 2016 How it works: Every morning for 1 week I will be sending you an email with a topic of the day and all you need to do is to take that photo and post it on your Instagram with a hastag #instaphotomission Simple! The challenge is open to EVERYONE from all around the world. How much does it cost? – FREE Do you wanna have fun? Sign up now!

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I take all my photos on iPhone. It’s easy, quick and always accessible when I need a camera. I got a lot of questions about how I edit my photos I post on Instagram and here is a tutorial for you. It took me a few months to find the edit style I like. I follow some really beautiful profiles on Instagram and had always been wondering how they get these perfectly clean photos until one of them revealed it was a DSLR… Nevertheless you can achieve really good results with your phone only. And good photography will help you to grow your account really quick. This is one of my favourite streets in Chelsea – Cheyne Row. It’s a bit hidden and has very beautiful and photogenic houses. I’m going to show you how I edited this photo which became quite popular on my Instagram account. I edit all my photos before putting them online and this is how I do it. It can look overwhelming, but truths to be told sometimes I only apply a filter and that’s it. I hope it will be an inspiration for you to experiment with your photo edit style. 1.  I take…

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A few weeks ago one guy left a comment under one of my photos on Instagram saying: ‘It’s interesting how do you manage to capture empty streets of London!’ I didn’t realize that indeed all my photos tend to be without people on it. The truth is that I just wait for the right moment when there are no people passing. But then I thought that you can actually achieve ’emptiness’ on the photo with an app called TouchRetouch (£1,49 for iOS and Android).  But the primary focus of this app is to remove small things you don’t want to see on a photo. I use it to clean dirt on photos, like a coffee spot on a cup. Or sometimes I feel like removing an element from the photo to make it look better (you know this feeling when after  you have taken a photo and have already left that specific location you realize there is something wrong with an image… or that you should have moved a bit to the right or to the left…). I know, there is a photoshop… But I personally prefer to use TouchRetouch app because it’s super easy to use and results are amazing!…

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