Perfect Your Instagram Flatlay With These 5 Easy Tips

Want to step up your Instagram game? It's more than just great lighting

Cover photo: Instagram @weekendersgp

As Instagram addicts ourselves, we completely understand that slightly envious feeling when you discover somebody else's perfect #flatlay.

Shelve that jealousy because it's all pretty easy — if you follow our 5 tips to perfecting your own Instagram-worthy picture.

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2. Great lighting makes a whole lot of difference

Image the above image in dim lighting. Wouldn’t it be difficult to appreciate the delicious details if everything is blurry? Best places to shoot your photo include somewhere with direct sunlight or near the window, or in a brightly lit boutique or cafe. Remember, post-editing can only do so much if the original photo is lackluster.

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