Kim Kardashian is the queen of Instagram — these 9 tips are the key to her success
- Kim Kardashian has over 124 million followers on Instagram.
- Kim's Instagram is filled with a variety of photos of herself, her products, and her family.
- Her Instagram features photos with a lot of colorful, grainy, and monochrome filters.
Kim Kardashian is arguably the queen of Instagram and selfies. Along with publishing a book that is a collection of her selfies, she and the rest of the Kardashians have some of the most popular Instagram accounts out there.
From photos of her children to selfies with cool filters, her Instagram has quite a variety of photos. And with over 124 million followers, she seems to be doing something right.
Here are what appear to be some of Kim Kardashian's keys to success and how you can use them when posting on your personal Instagram.
Kim appears to use lots of different filters and effects on her photos
It seems like Kim uses quite a few photo editing techniques to achieve the retro look on her photos. Apps like Perfect365, VSCO, and Huji Cam are a few photo editing and photo filter apps that you might want to use to help you add Kim Kardashian-esque effects to your photos.
VSCO has several filters you can also add to a photo to give it a nostalgic vibe. For the most part, when editing, you'll want to increase the "grain" of your photo to give it more of a vintage feel. To mimic the effect on some of Kim's photos, adjust the contrast to draw out the darkest colors in the photo.
She is always switching up her photo effects
Lomograph is another free app that can help you give your photos cool effects similar to the ones Kim oftentimes uses. Something as simple as a light leak or lens flare can give your photo a Kim flare.
She shares candid moments about people she cares about
Kim posts a lot of personal photos of her kids and family and she also posts childhood photos that almost make you feel like you're a part of her life. By sharing a photo something near and dear to you, like your favorite pet or you and your siblings as kids, you give followers a peek into your life, just like Kim does.
Kim posts a lot of photos that are (or appear to be) candid
Many of Kim K's photos are captured in the moment, or at least appear to be. All you need is a really great photographer and a bit of practice posing to look like you're not posing.
Many of her photos show her looking away from the viewer
In a lot of Kim's photos, she's looking away from the camera or hiding her face, which can add a bit of mystery to the photo. Posting photos where you're looking at something else or are facing away from the camera might make followers wonder what you're doing, thereby creating more mystery than a regular photo where you're staring directly at the camera would.
Kim has a variety of photos that show a different aspect of her personality and aesthetic
With photos of so many different places, things, and people, Kim's Instagram is almost like an extension of herself. It can be rewarding to make sure each photo says something about yourself, so don't be afraid to show off photos that are a bit silly or unplanned - not everything is about the perfect aesthetic.
She shows off her outfits and style often
If there's anything to envy about Kim's Instagram, it might just be the glamorous outfits she wears. To make your Instagram have a flair of Kim style, you might want to share photos that show off your best or most daring outfits, even if you're still in the dressing room.
Kim oftentimes switches up her poses
The Kardashians are known for their photo poses, like the Barbie pose, which can add a lot to a photo. And if you scroll through Kim's Instagram, you'll notice she switches up her poses fairly often.
And, of course, she uses flash when taking her popular mirror selfies
Getting the perfect "selfie face" can be hard at first (and may involve taking hundreds of photos to find one good one), but one of the key components to Kim's Instagrams are her mirror selfies, typically taken using the flash on her phone camera.
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