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How to edit Instagram photos for a clean, white look

September 28, 2016

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed and VSCO A6 filter for a clean white feed | Happy Grey Lucky

I get a lot of comments and DMs asking me how I edit my Instagram photos. I always try and answer those as thoroughly as I can because, knowing from my own experience when I was first starting out and spending countless hours attempting to figure out how my favourite IG accounts edited their photos, nothing is more frustrating than reading a comment that says “I use VSCO”. But even a lengthy comment or DM isn’t enough to truly convey someone’s editing style, so I figured it was high time I put together a post for anyone who is interested in knowing my process.

Now, let me just start off by saying that I’m by no means an expert when it comes to editing and I’m constantly playing around with and tweaking my editing process to make it better. And whilst a part of having a beautiful feed absolutely has to do with how you take photos (I’ll do a post about composition and photography tips soon), how you edit your photos makes such a huge difference.

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed and VSCO A6 filter for a clean white feed - before and after | Happy Grey Lucky

I do the bulk of my editing in Snapseed. It used to cost $4.99 back when I got it but it’s now free so there’s absolutely no reason not to download this amazing app! It has all the editing basics as well as some super cool advanced features like selective edit and transform. Plus it doesn’t have that annoying stepwise editing that VSCO has (the 1-10 scale) which I find super frustrating for fine tuning an image. VSCO is also missing a very crucial component in my opinion, which is being able to brighten highlights and darken shadows (not just the other way around).

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed for a clean white feed | Happy Grey Lucky

[ Step 1 ] The very first thing I do is tune the image in Snapseed. I brighten the overall image, add some contrast, up the saturation and ambiance (this makes skin tones less washed out from the brightening because it tackles the midtones nicely), up the highlights + lower the shadows a bit, and cool down the image just a touch. (If it’s an image taken without a lot of natural light, I’ll cool down the image significantly to get rid of that super yellow tinge.)

[ Step 2a ] To really brighten my whites, I use the absolutely amazing selective edit option. You can click on a point in your image and then play with the brightness, contrast, and saturation. To make my whites nice and crisp, I select a white point on my image (which, after step 1, is still pretty yellow) and up the brightness, lower the contrast (to make the whites more uniform across my entire image), and desaturate almost to 100%. Use your fingers to “spread” the effects across your image (the red highlights which part of my image is affected by my selective edit). Since, in my example photo, the yellow of the walls is pretty similar to our skintones, I’ve had to use several points to brighten smaller sections, but sometimes a single point spread across your entire image will do the trick.

[ Step 2b ] I also use selective edit to darken and desaturate my blacks. I find this works better than just lowering shadows significantly in the first step, because I can leave midtones alone and really only work on the true blacks in the image.

Note: if I have a lot of greys in my image (which I don’t here), I will desaturate those with selective edit as well. This way I get true greys rather than yellow- or blue-tinted greys.

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed for a clean white feed | Happy Grey Lucky

Look at the difference the selective edit makes on my background. It goes from a very yellow off-white to a true, crisp white-white without affecting the rest of my image.

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed and VSCO A6 filter for a clean white feed | Happy Grey Lucky

[ Step 3 ] If I’m not completely satisfied with how my highlights are looking (or any larger area within my photo), I’ll use the brush feature. Here I used the dodge & burn brush to paint the walls a bit brighter. (The exposure brush works as well, it’s just more dramatic.) With the brush is how I, for example, will make a bright blue sky white if it’s a beach photo where I don’t want to make the blue water white as well. I’ll use a combination of selective edit and the exposure brush to brighten the sky. Or if I want to tone down the green in an image a bit (like trees and grass), I’ll paint it a bit with the desaturate brush set to -5.

[ Step 4 ] To help bring out the details a bit more, I’ll sharpen the photo and up the structure just a bit.

Note: there’s an additional tool in Snapseed that I often use but didn’t here, which is the transform tool. To change the image perspective (e.g. to straighten lines in an image that was taken slightly off centre), you can rectify that by transforming your image horizontally and/or vertically. And this image is totally not taken straight on but it’s a little too extreme to fix so I’m just going with it as is. If you want to learn more about this feature (as well as all of the advanced features in Snapseed, here is a good tutorial.)

[ Step 5 ] Snapseed’s filters are not all that great so, as a last step, I’ll import my newly edited photo into VSCO and add a filter there. My favourites are S2 and A6 (and in general the entire A line of filters is pretty great). I usually set it to strength 2-4 and, on occasion, I’ll layer the two filters (like I did here). Just save your photo with the first filter, then reimport it to add a second filter.

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed and VSCO A6 filter for a clean white feed | Happy Grey Lucky

These last changes are much more subtle compared with the first 2 steps. But check out the subtle difference in sharpness between step 3 and 4 (like for facial features). And how the VSCO filters make our skin glow (that’s the A6 working its magic) and just getting the overall image a bit cleaner and brighter (thanks to S2).

And here it is again: the before and after. What you do think? What are your favourite ways to edit your photos and what filters do you use?

Instagram photo editing with Snapseed and VSCO A6 filter for a clean white feed - before and after | Happy Grey Lucky

One last side note: I also get a lot of questions about what camera I use. Most of my Instagram photos are either iPhone (like this one) or taken with my SLR – a Nikon D610 with either a 35mm prime lens (95% of my SLR photos) or a 18-200mm zoom lens for when I need a really wide angle for house shots. Recently I added a Sony A6300 to my lineup so that I have a smaller, lighter camera to take with me when I go out or travel because the SLR is just too cumbersome for that. On that I only have the 16-50mm kit lens which is not that great but I haven’t gotten around to ordering a prime lens. That’s the camera I’ve been using for Nicolas sleeping photos because it’s completely silent (woo!!) but can handle low light better than my iPhone.

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105 comments

Sally September 28, 2016 at 9:31 am

This was such a fantastic post, I’m an artist and am completely at a loss as to how to get good photos of my work for instagram, I’m going to give this process a try and see if it will help. Also it’s really nice that you are sharing information rather than being elusive with your followers, excellent work x

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Sina September 28, 2016 at 10:36 am

Thank you so much, Sally! Definitely give it a try. It seems like a bit of over-editing for regular photos (to brighten the background that much), but it definitely gives my feed that nice, clean look that I love. Also: your artwork is beautiful! I’m so impressed with your detailed brush work. It’s been a while since I’ve painted, but you’ve just made me want to get my art supplies! xx

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Nada September 28, 2016 at 1:54 pm

great post , Sina! tnx for sharing!

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Sina October 3, 2016 at 11:14 pm

you’re very welcome! glad you liked it πŸ™‚

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Monika September 28, 2016 at 5:07 pm

Thank you for doing this!!!! Seems complicated but I will practice hehe. I do agree with the above comment. Thanks for sharing rather than keeping all the treasure to yourself! Xx

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Sina October 3, 2016 at 11:16 pm

You’re very welcome! I always appreciate it when bloggers share their secrets so figured I better do the same πŸ™‚
And Snapseed definitely takes a bit of getting used to but it’s so worth it, I promise!

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Jackie Misshula September 28, 2016 at 7:39 pm

This is so helpful – thank you for sharing! You take such beuatiful pictures. xo

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Sina October 3, 2016 at 11:16 pm

Aww thank you so much! I’m glad the post was helpful πŸ™‚

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Amanda September 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm

I so appreciate this step by step! I’m in the “spending countless hours” phase of figuring out photo editing on Instagram. I’m definitely going to try this app!

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Sina October 3, 2016 at 11:19 pm

I’m glad you found my post helpful! And oh man, I feel your pain! I was in that phase for quite a while and spent so much time trying to figure everything out. Snapseed was such a lifesaver, so definitely try it out!

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Rachel November 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Thank you for this explanation! I love snapseed now.

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Sina November 12, 2016 at 7:52 pm

I’m glad! Snapseed is really such an awesome tool.

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Daniele November 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Hey! Just found your Instagram! I love it! Your blog too!

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Sina November 12, 2016 at 7:52 pm

Aww thank you so much Daniele! That means so much πŸ™‚

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Stella Kuhn von Burgsdorff November 19, 2016 at 2:31 pm

Wow Sina, what a great post. Thank you so much for taking the time to share so much detail. I will have to up my game with my photo editing. That uniform look to an insta feed is probably so key to getting more love from the community around you. I put so much effort into my posts and my pictures too but clearly not enough and clearly not enough uniform to my feed, hehe. Will start playing around with it all a bit more but just wanted to say that I appreciate this heaps. I really enjoy following your journey in any case. Much love. Stella xx

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Sina December 5, 2016 at 2:17 am

Hi Stella, thanks so much for the love!
I’m glad the post helped πŸ™‚ The uniform look is definitely a nice thing to have for new potential followers that click on your profile and see your grid as a whole. Your pics are beautiful by the way. You are an adorable pregnant lady – you look like you’re getting close! All the best as your family grows πŸ™‚

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Jamie Murray January 5, 2017 at 7:43 pm

This is a great post and a great site thank you. Looking forward to trying these out for my family photos on IG. Also can’t wait to build a learning tower for our daughter! Have a great 2017!

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Sina January 12, 2017 at 12:26 am

Thank you so much for your sweet comment, Jamie! And definitely make a learning tower! Your daughter will LOVE it I’m sure πŸ™‚

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Tania January 10, 2017 at 6:06 pm

This was such a helpful post and came at just the right time for me. Thank you! I’ve got it bookmarked so that I can come back to follow your instructions step by step. Xx

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Sina January 12, 2017 at 12:26 am

I’m so glad my post was able to help! πŸ™‚

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Anila Jain January 30, 2017 at 6:35 am

Editing photos before uploading them on Instagram is a must to do thing so it is needed to be aware of all it’s basic task. Thank you for explaining most of the important editing task here, it will help all indeed.

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Sina January 30, 2017 at 9:19 pm

You’re very welcome! πŸ™‚ And yes, editing is absolutely key to creating a uniform feed.

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Rina February 3, 2017 at 6:32 pm

I’ve been trying using snapseed especially the selective one and it very challenging to practicing your step. But I’ll keep trying. Love that you share your step by step. Thank you very much

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Sina February 4, 2017 at 11:03 pm

Hi Rina, sorry you’re having a little trouble with the selective edit. Snapseed in general is definitely not an easy app to get the hang up but just keep at it! You’ll get there πŸ™‚

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Mel February 12, 2017 at 12:48 am

Tq so much for sharing the editing process. I have installed snapseed on my because of you! Love your picture style too.

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Sina February 12, 2017 at 10:41 pm

I’m glad you’ve installed Snapseed – it really is a fantastic app! Let me know if you have any questions once you start playing around with it as it’s not the most intuitive app. And thank you! πŸ™‚

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Rina February 13, 2017 at 6:02 am

Hi Sina it’s me again. I’ve been playing around with snapseed using your editing guide for a while now but still I can’t get enough the look like your editing, sometimes too white it looks Un natural and sometimes not to bright while your white looks a little grey. Do you have special tips or recommendation specially for step 2 and 3. Thank you so much…

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Sina February 13, 2017 at 9:32 am

Hi Rina, what you can do when you’re doing the selective edit (steps 2 and 3) is do multiple points at once (like I’m doing here) and you can use some of the points to “undo” your selective edit. It’s hard to explain in writing, but basically you can select your white background, for example, brighten and desaturate it with that point, and then you can select a second point (e.g. your skin or something else that’s relatively light and was affected by your previous point and doing do anything with it other than spread it to the areas you want to “undo”. So your background would get brightened and your skin would stay as it was before, since you “undid” it with your second point. Does that make sense? I’m going to do a video tutorial in the next couple of weeks for how I edit since video is easier to follow along with, so stay tuned for that.

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Fabio Lima August 16, 2017 at 9:53 am

Hi there,

Your post is amazing! I’m just a little confused about how to select the point in the pictures to make it whiter. Like I don’t know how to select the points. I tried to edit one and my pic came out very fake and I could see it was too edit. Can you please help me? I just want to make my feed to look nice and clean like yours!

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Liza February 13, 2017 at 10:34 am

This post has been SUPER helpful. Love the step-by-step tutorial (with photos along the way!), and definitely took lots of notes. Thanks for taking the time to put it all together!

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Sina March 14, 2017 at 12:07 am

Hey Liza, so sorry I’m responding so late – just saw your comment now. I’m glad you found the post useful! Any questions now that you’ve had a few weeks to play around with Snapseed?

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Linda February 21, 2017 at 6:20 pm

I’ve been looking for tips for a while now on how to edit my Instagram photos and your tips are the most detailed and helpful. Thank you so much for this post. I already have the apps you used but I’ve never used them the way you did. I can’t wait to follow your steps on my next IG post. Thanks again!

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Sina March 14, 2017 at 12:07 am

Hi Linda, so sorry about the late response! I somehow missed your comment. I’m glad you found the post useful! Have you had a chance to try the apps out? xx

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Sarah Tirona March 11, 2017 at 1:43 am

such a coincidence! my daughter’s name is nikola and i also own a sony a6300 which i love πŸ™‚

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Sina March 14, 2017 at 12:08 am

Great minds think alike! Haha. But seriously, best name and best camera. Also, your Instagram feed is beautiful! πŸ™‚

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Kat March 16, 2017 at 2:51 am

I just found this post and it’s just amazing. I searched for that kind of post for soooo long.
Thank you so much, Sina. That’s just great and I hope I can use everything as good as you do. πŸ™‚

Wishes, Kat

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Sina March 27, 2017 at 8:23 am

Thanks so much for your sweet words, Kat. I’m glad you’ve finally found what you were looking for! πŸ™‚

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Marra March 26, 2017 at 12:35 pm

Hi Sina. How do I transition from Brightness to Contrast once I’m already in the Selective Edit mode? I can’t get past the Brightness option. 😐 Thanks!

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Sina March 27, 2017 at 8:29 am

Hi Marra, so swiping left and right (as you know), changes the brightness. To change between the different values, swipe up and down. Aka, click on your selective dot, then swipe up to get to both contrast and saturation. Once you’re at one of those, swipe left and right again to change those values. There are several of the features in Snapseed that let you select between different adjustments.

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Kristina March 26, 2017 at 7:54 pm

Hello! I have the Fuji xe2 mirrorless camera and it is not silent at all! Do you know if the Sony you mentioned is specifically silent for a mirrorless camera option? And how did you decide on the sony as opposed to any others? Thanks!!!

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Sina March 27, 2017 at 8:37 am

Hi Kristina, my Sony has an option to make it silent (silent shutter), it isn’t silent right out of the box, so to speak. Maybe your Fuji has an option like that? I picked the Sony over others for three reasons. The first was actually the silent shutter option because not all mirrorless allow for a completely silent shutter option (I’m not sure why, because there’s no longer a mechanical mirror being moved when taking a photo). The second reason was for its amazing autofocus (one of the best in its class) – it picks up people in photos and tracks movement really well. With all my previous SLRs, I’ve preferred a manual point to get the focus juuuuust how I want it, but the Sony is really great in selecting the correct focus for when I need to take a quick photo or the kids are moving (pretty much always haha). The third reason was for the sensor. The sensor size is incredible for this size of camera. It’s still not comparable to my Nikon in low-light photography, but it’s a fantastic option for this size of camera. Hope that helps!

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KRISTINA Mcgee March 29, 2017 at 11:17 pm

Awesome, I will check it out. And thank you for taking the time to answer my question!

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Sina April 7, 2017 at 9:29 am

You’re welcome πŸ™‚

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Kim March 27, 2017 at 6:31 am

Thank you so much for this post, it’s exactly what I’ve been looking for. Your photos are amazing, such a pleasure to look at. Thanks again.

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Sina March 27, 2017 at 8:37 am

You’re very welcome, Kim! And thank YOU for the sweet words πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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Sid April 13, 2017 at 8:15 pm

First your pics are beautiful. I really love the clean look, it has really inspired me. I am a dad who loves to take pics of my family and this post has inspired me so much. I did try one you method for one of the pics I took today. It is much better, but can’t replicate the same look (white, grey). How do you deal with green tres or grass in the background and make them look grey/white like all of your pics?

Would love to see a video tutorial on the above post? Also as far as the VSCO filter do u apply one flutter save and then apply the second filter?

Truly beautiful pics

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:07 am

Hi Sid, I’m actually working on a video tutorial so stay tuned for that! For desaturating specific colours like green, I use a combination of selective edit + using the brush (desaturate by -5 or -10). I’ll make sure to cover this in the video :). And yes, for VSCO I apply one, save, then apply a second time (if I do two). It’s a shame VSCO doesn’t yet allow layering of filters.

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Nuray April 25, 2017 at 12:46 pm

I have been using Snapseed for a long time and absolutely love their selective tules especially now they added a structure feature there as well but your tip about desaturating 100% is just mind-blowing:)) How couldn’t I thought of that! Brilliant tips, very useful. I have asked or searched to get a crisp white sky editing and everyone said I just put brightness super high as if nobody thought of that if they want a bright pic!:) Increasing brightness that much to get a completely white sky lowers the quality of the pic significantly. Anyways just wanted to say a big thank you.

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:08 am

Hi Nuray, when I figured out the desaturating whites my mind was totally blown too! Lol. What I find also helps is decontrasting the whites a bit. This makes them look less overexposed. πŸ™‚

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Belen May 6, 2017 at 1:35 am

I’m so glad I found this ! thank you so much, I think I just found my new favorite blog πŸ™‚

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:09 am

Aww thanks so much, Belen! So sweet of you to say πŸ™‚

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Luqman Naji Saliba May 8, 2017 at 3:29 am

Brilliant photographs you have captured with us on public . Like and admire your images , thanks .

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:09 am

Thanks so much πŸ™‚

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Melanie Mosquera May 8, 2017 at 10:53 pm

Hi Sina! What an incredible post! So helpful. Have you tried FaceTune? It’s great for whitening up the whites! I use it a ton with marble!

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:10 am

Hi Melanie, I use FaceTune on occasion, but have never really played with it all too much. I need to get into that one more, it’s definitely a great little app!

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Kristen Mcintyre May 11, 2017 at 8:34 pm

Can you do another post with step by step instructions? This post doesn’t really help.

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Kristen Mcintyre May 11, 2017 at 8:42 pm

Like what number on the scale for brightness,contrast, saturation and ambiance highlights + lower the shadows?

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Kristen Mcintyre May 11, 2017 at 8:54 pm

I can’t comprehend this post.

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Sina May 15, 2017 at 1:12 am

Hi Kristen, in the photo above step 1, I show the exact values for brightness, contrast, saturation, ambiance, highlights + lowering the shadows that I use. If it’s still not clear, I’m working on a video tutorial to go live in the next couple of weeks which will hopefully answer any lingering questions you have.

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Maria May 22, 2017 at 1:21 am

Thank you so much for this tutorial! I’m so glad I found you! Would you use this same app for your DSLR photos, or just for your IPhone photos? How would you edit your DSLR photos and get the white bright?

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Sina May 23, 2017 at 11:05 pm

Hi Maria, I sometimes just edit my SLR photos in these apps as well, although for the most part I use photoshop RAW – I put together a tutorial for that process here: http://happygreylucky.com/quick-and-easy-photo-editing-using-photoshop-raw/ πŸ™‚

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JuliaOso May 26, 2017 at 11:15 am

You just changed my life with the selective tool!! I have no idea how come I never used it and relied so heavily on the brush instead! THANK YOU!

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Sina June 17, 2017 at 5:50 am

You’re welcome! It took me a while to discover the selective tool as well. So much easier than the brush!

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eggy_nz May 31, 2017 at 5:19 am

I only started using Instagram a few weeks ago. I quickly got bored of the standard filters, but with no experience of photo editing I found it quite challenging. This guide is very helpful & informative. So hopefully with your tips and more practice on snapseed I can begin to improve my feed. Thank you.

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Sina June 17, 2017 at 5:51 am

So glad you found my post helpful! How’s the Snapseed practice going?

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The Pamela Blog June 14, 2017 at 5:53 pm

I really want to thank you for taking the time to share this. Being new to blogging and social media in general, I found these tips down-to-earth and helpful. I appreciated your genuine writing style and the way the article was written made me feel like you truly want to help others with this. Rather than the post be full of “name drops” for companies that they get sponsorships from, etc. SO thank you very much for this! And I am going to try them all!

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Sina June 17, 2017 at 5:53 am

Hi Pamela, thanks so much for your comment! I always love getting feedback from people who loved the post πŸ™‚ I’ve always loved helping others and, when I first started out, I found that there weren’t a lot of bloggers willing to share their process. So I wanted to change that! πŸ™‚

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Leah June 15, 2017 at 6:52 pm

Thank you so much for this post!–very helpful. I love your photos!

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Sina June 17, 2017 at 5:54 am

Thanks Leah! So happy to hear my post was helpful πŸ™‚

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Aliasgar June 16, 2017 at 2:25 am

What an amazing article. Thanks for sharing it was very useful.

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Sina June 17, 2017 at 5:54 am

You’re very welcome! πŸ™‚

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Ria June 26, 2017 at 9:13 am

Great article, really helpful! Was looking for the perfect article and found it! Great job XOXO

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:36 pm

So happy you loved the post, Ria. πŸ™‚

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Nikol July 7, 2017 at 4:26 am

Great article! I actually use Snapseed but have never figured out hot to use selective brush. It is very difficult to keep great on white solid theme when you are a beauty blogger. You obviously need to show true colors and this really helped me out how to washed out just some parts of an image. Thank you so so much!

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:37 pm

So happy that this helped! The selective brush definitely took a bit to master for me as well. πŸ™‚

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Erisa Alia August 2, 2017 at 6:59 am

I have always wondered how a picture could look so perfect and kind of started to blame my ability to take pictures :-). You helped me understand it’s not just about taking a photo! Thanks for sharing!

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:38 pm

There’s definitely so much more to photography these days than taking a great photo. Editing really is a huge part πŸ™‚

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Eden Stancill August 3, 2017 at 12:35 pm

This is FANTASTIC! I feel like my photos are decent, but always have that yellow tinge…so this is a huge help for me. You’re a queen, thanks for the help!

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:39 pm

You’re very welcome! I remember the days of the yellow tinge to my whites, it drove me bonkers. Haha. Once I learned how to properly use Snapseed it was a game changer for me πŸ™‚

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Laura Moore August 6, 2017 at 8:48 am

Finally a blog which isn’t secretive about how they make their photos look so good. THANK YOU so much for sharing your secrets. I’m going to save this until I get to grips with it. My instagram is all over the place!

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:40 pm

Hi Laura, so happy to hear you are loving the photo editing posts. I definitely wished more bloggers would share their secrets when I was first starting out, so I’m happy I’m in a position to be able to do so now πŸ™‚
xx Sina

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Linnea August 6, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Thank you for sharing. This is so helpful. I never want to copy another persons editing, but there are so many apps and ways to edit, its always helpful to see what other people are doing.

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Sina August 13, 2017 at 8:47 pm

It’s definitely so useful to see how others are editing just to tweak your own process. I often look through people’s photos and think – oh what did they do for that particular effect? And then you sort of evolve your own style to reflect this new knowledge. πŸ™‚

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Engr. Mishuk Hasan August 15, 2017 at 10:34 pm

It is really awesome post !!! I have learned a lot from here.

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

So happy this post was helpful for you! πŸ™‚

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Stephanie Schauer August 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm

I really needed this post. What a great app! Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for sharing!

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:31 pm

You’re very welcome! Hope you’ve been practicing lots in the meantime. Let me know if you have any questions! πŸ™‚

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Engr. Mishuk Hasan August 24, 2017 at 1:02 pm

Helping post !!! Awesome share.

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Sarah August 25, 2017 at 5:28 pm

Thank you so much for sharing your magic!! Love this. Just downloaded Snapseed and can’t wait to play around with my photos. I’ve just started an IG for my blog/etsy and will be trying to find a good theme. πŸ™‚

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Hi Sarah,
So happy to hear this post has helped you! And good luck with starting your page! I’m the other way around, I have my Insta but now want to start an Etsy shop haha πŸ™‚

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Tasha Braniff August 28, 2017 at 1:16 pm

Thank you so much for this post! I have been looking all day for an easy to follow, informative post to help me with my photo editing and had no luck until I came to yours! I’ll be keeping this bookmarked to refer to in the future! Thanks again, Tasha xx

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm

You are very welcome, Tasha! So happy to hear you found my post. I was, like you, unable to find an easy to follow post back when I first started Instagram so I wanted to make sure I’d write a post like this once I started my blog. πŸ™‚

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Kirsten September 8, 2017 at 4:37 pm

This is seriously the MOST helpful photo editing post I have come across, and it feels like I’ve read 100! THANK YOU!!!

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:38 pm

You’re very welcome! That makes me so happy to hear πŸ™‚

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Ajeng Lembayung September 14, 2017 at 7:23 am

Yay! I just found a tutorial that doesn’t need me to change apps. I am a Snapseed user, but haven’t found how I could to this kind of clean white editing. Might give it a shot after I choose my pics. Thank you, Sina!

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Sina September 15, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Hi Ajeng, hope you’re able to achieve the look you want! Snapseed has been such an eye opener for me once I learned how to use the different features together.

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Nicole September 22, 2017 at 7:25 pm

Thank-you so much for this tutorial! I found it via a google search for “help!!! how do I edit whites for instagram photos!!??!!!” πŸ™‚ I have started a page for my artwork, and it was really bothering me that my whites were not bright and even and I was at a loss of what to do. This is so helpful, so thank-you for sharing!

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Angela October 13, 2017 at 11:51 am

Love, love, love this post! I’m such an admirer of your adorable photos. I’ve been following your Instagram for a little while now and I’ve been in awe of how beautifully captured your moments are. Thank you for sharing your secrets. I’m new to the blog world and appreciate the tips!

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Liza October 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

Hi Sina, thank you for this post. Actually I use snapseed to edit my foto, my editing is not as good as yours. Maybe I have to follow your instructions.

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