Design For Instagram: Creating the Perfect Flat Lay Photograph

Anna Kay

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10 Videos (22m)
    • Introduction

      0:46
    • Class Project

      1:22
    • What Is a Flat Lay?

      2:05
    • Lighting

      2:11
    • Theme and Colour

      3:02
    • Props and Backgrounds

      3:10
    • Composition

      3:05
    • Photographing Your Flat Lay

      2:11
    • Editing

      1:46
    • Final Thoughts

      2:09

About This Class

Have you seen beautiful 'flat lay' images on Instagram and thought how fabulous they look, but when you’ve come to create them yourself you just haven’t been able to make them look anything like as good?

Or maybe you’ve never tried to create your own but are looking for new Instagram ideas to zing up your gallery?

Well, take this class and I’ll show you how!

You'll learn exactly what a flat lay is and how to choose the right items to photograph.  I'll give you tips on how to compose, style, photograph and edit your images to make your Instagram gallery sparkle!

Whether you use your Instagram for business or pleasure, flat lays are super popular and will be a great addition to your gallery to help you attract new followers and promote your work.

So enrol now and let's get started creating some stunning flat lays!

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Hi! Thanks for this quick class. I really didn't catch the two editing apps you mentioned, Could you please write the names here in your response to me?
This too is a superb, knowledgeable and very well explained class to make flat lays photographs for Instagram. I recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who wants to learn about this subject.!

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Anna is an artist, designer and writer based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

She is currently taking an MFA and exploring ways of telling stories through digital and interaction design, filmmaking and photography.

Her creative work is influenced by all sorts of things, including anthropology, travel, music, art and design, science, architecture and nature.

Anna is really enjoying teaching on Skillshare as she loves passing on her knowledge and being able to interact with students.