Perfect Instagram Flatlay 101 | Olga Shevyakova | Skillshare
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10 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Smartphone photography basics

    • 3. Shooting at home

    • 4. Tell a story

    • 5. Composition

    • 6. Color Combinations

    • 7. Props

    • 8. Useful apps

    • 9. Class Project

    • 10. Final thoughts

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About This Class

Today, billions of people take photos for their social networks on a day-to-day basis.

And, speaking of the Instagram, of course, we want our photos to be as attractive as possible. Because on the Instagram - visual content is the first thing that people pay attention to. The picture should be interesting to view, it should be eye-catching.

There are many genres in photos that can be used on Instagram, but this class is about such a relatively new genre as a Flatlay.

Basically, is a flat image of objects that lie on the surface, made at an angle of 90‘ with respect to the subjects. Flatlay has emerged with to the rapid and huge expansion of the Instagram.


This class is perfect for beginners, as it covers the complete process of creating beautiful flatlays.

You will learn:

  • the basics of subject shooting and how to get a good image initially
  • how to organize a mini photo studio at home
  • how to choose a prop for shooting and what to use as a background
  • where to start and to look for inspiration
  • the basic rules and ways to create a harmonious composition
  • how to combine the colors in the frame
  • the best photo processing apps

After the class you'll start to shoot consciously, see beauty in ordinary things, to create harmony out of them and of course, boost your Instagram visual content.

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See you in the class!