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Features | August 4th 2015

How to Instagram Like a Pro with Park & Cube

How to Instagram like a pro with Park and Cube. Instagram has become one of the world’s most well-loved social networks, having recently overtaken Facebook in terms of usage in the UK.

If you’re anything like the average Instagram user you’ll be on the photo-sharing up for up to 20 minutes a day, so how can you make sure the time you’re investing in your phone-based hobby is resulting in some truly creative results that you can be proud of?

We enlisted the help of multi-talented photographer, author and designer Shini Park of lifestyle blog Park & Cube to get her expert tips on how to curate the perfect Instagram shot.

how to take the perfect instagram snap

In our latest video tutorial, Shini takes you through some simple but really effective techniques you can use to really make your Instagram snaps pop – including tips on flatlays, backdrops, filters and more. To bring the images to life, Shini uses eye-catching props including a bright bouquet of faux-flowers bought using our click & collect service from John Lewis, which she had delivered to a convenient CollectPlus store.

Take a look at how she uses these elements to quickly and easily create a professional-looking laydown that’s sure to bring in the ‘likes’.

How to Instagram like a Pro with Park & Cube

Using our click & collect service at John Lewis and many other top UK retailers, you can order and collect your items and have them ready to collect at a time and a place that suits you. Nearly all of our stores are open 7 days a week, early ’til late – so there’s no need to put your life on hold to wait in for deliveries.

If you don’t already know how close your nearest CollectPlus store is, you can use our handy store locator to find it: 88% of the urban population lives within a mile of a CollectPlus store, making it easy for you to collect, return and send items when it suits you.

August 4th 2015 - by @CollectPlus