Your IG likes are extremely small, no one’s sliding the fire emoji on your Stories, and the only comments on your pics come from family members saying ‘Fire pic!!’. So what’s wrong? Simple: your sneaker photos suck
And you’re not alone. Nearly 29 million Instagram posts are slapped with #Sneakers and you don’t have to scroll far to see the majority are hot garbage. Basic photography techniques like composition and lighting are forgotten, and editing tropes like rocketing contrast and brightness are rife.
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Sneaker Photography 101: Shooting Your Shot
If you’re an offender, don’t toss aside your dreams of influencing tweens just yet. I'm here to help. Rather than whinge about the state of sneaker IG — which i really like to do — I'm keeping my criticism constructive and offering an entry-level course into shooting your shot.
Whether you are showing off your sneaker collection, presenting Instagram shoes for sale or shooting interesting and creative ads, i will help you create quality and interesting sneaker pictures.