Instagram is your favorite social network and you now use it daily. However, you think you still have doubts about the use of some of its features: in particular, you have no idea how to achieve a particular effect that you have seen in the stories posted by a user.
How do you say? That’s exactly how things are and, for this reason, you wonder how to make an impact on Instagram ? If so, don’t worry – I’m here to help you and to provide you with all the information you need. In the next chapters, in fact, I will explain step by step how to create the most famous effects available directly in the well-known photographic social network.
If, therefore, now, you can’t wait to find out more, I invite you to sit down comfortably and take just a few minutes of free time, so as to carefully read the procedures I am about to provide you. You will see that, by following my instructions, you will easily and quickly succeed in the intent you have proposed. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good read and a lot of fun!
How to make an effect on Instagram
If you wonder how to make an effect on Instagram , you must first know that the effects are available natively only in the stories, ie in that section of the social network relating to the creation of multimedia and / or textual content lasting 24 hours. Furthermore, they can only be created via the Instagram mobile apps for Android (also available on alternative stores) and iPhone.
Having clarified this, in the next chapters I will explain how to use some of the main effects of Instagram, showing you step by step how to apply them in your stories . In addition, I will provide you with some alternative solutions that will allow you to create particular effects also with regard to photos and videos designed to be published in other sections of Instagram, for example posts. Read on to find out more.
How to boomerang on Instagram
The boomerang effect is what allows you to repeat a sequence of a few seconds back and forth.
To make the boomerang effect on Instagram you must first start the photo social network app on your device. Then, press the (+) button and then the one called Story , to open the Instagram story editor.
Now, through the side menu, select the infinity icon , to activate the Boomerang tool that allows you to create a short video in loop. Once this is done, click on the round button located in the center, to create the story.
At this point, customize the story you have created, through the use of all the tools of the Instagram story editor (such as the possibility of adding GIFs or Hashtags) and, when you are ready to publish the story, press the button Your story .
How to make Instagram zoom effect
The zoom effect on Instagram is a particular effect available in stories of the photographic social network which, called Superzoom , allows you to create a short video with the super-magnification effect.
The first thing you need to do to use it is to launch the Instagram app, in order to create a new story via the (+) button. Now, in the side menu of the stories, select the Super zoom button (the icon of concentric circles ), then choose the type of effect Superzoom to create (for example hearts , flames or suspense ) and create the story, pressing the round button located at the center.
Once this is done, all you have to do is customize the video created, using the other tools of the multimedia editor of Instagram stories. Finally, to publish the story, click on the Your Story button. For more information about it, I also suggest reading my in-depth guide.
How to make a rainbow effect on Instagram
The rainbow effect is an effect that, natively, can be applied only in the stories and, more precisely, to the textual contents created through the editor of the well-known photographic social network.
To use this, start creating a new story and then press the Aa button, which allows you to add textual content. Then type in the text you are interested in and press the A icon located at the top, in order to open the color selector .
Now, select the text and move the two cursors, in correspondence with the part you want to color, then press on the red color, to apply it to the highlighted portion of text. Repeat, then, this operation, moving the cursors , to highlight the other parts of the text, so as to color each of them with the colors of the rainbow which are, in sequence, red , orange , yellow , green , blue and purple .
At the end of the modification, click on the Finish button located in the upper right corner and, after applying all any customizations for the story you want to create, publish it on Instagram by clicking on the Your Story button.
How make a polaroid effect on Instagram
You have seen stories on Instagram with the polaroid effect and would you like to know how to apply it to your multimedia contents? If so, you should know that it was made on Instagram using user-created effects, which are available in the Effects Gallery .
To find the polaroid effect you like best, to make your stories look like old instant photos, start the Instagram story editor and then scroll the list of effects, up to tap on the item Browse the effects .
At this point, through the gallery of the effects, find the polaroid effect by searching for this term in the search engine. After identifying the effect of your interest, select it, then press the Try it button to try it and, if you like the effect, save it by pressing on its name and then on the Save effect button.
Once saved, the effect in question will be available in the effects list of the Instagram camera and you can apply it at any time in the stories you make.
In the in case you want to use third-party tools to create the polaroid effect, you can make use of some apps and / or online services (such as Canva for example) in order to apply this particular effect to all the photos you take and not only to those that can be published in the stories of the well-known photographic social network.
How to make a vintage effect on Instagram
To make the vintage effect on Instagram you have to also in this case, make use of one of the effects created by users, available in the Gallery deg effects them .
Go to the Effects Gallery section as explained in the previous chapter and , in the search engine, type the term vintage , in order to try the more line effect with your tastes and eventually save it, using the Save the effect button.
To create vintage effects on the photos you take, you can also use third-party apps, such as VHS Camcorder Lite for Android (also available on alternative stores) and iOS / iPadOS. Therefore, I invite you to read my dedicated guide, for more information about it.
How to make the mood effect on Instagram
In the Effect Gallery Instagram there are many mood effects that you can use to embellish the stories you make thanks to augmented reality. Among these, one of the most famous and used is the mood effect created by Diana_luchitskaya , but there are many others equally valid.
after starting the Instagram camera in the stories, go to the Effects Gallery and, using the magnifying glass icon, that is the search engine , type the term mood .
Identify, then, the effect of your interest, to try it and possibly save it , using the Save effect button. In this way, in fact, you can find it in the list of saved effects of the Instagram camera.
How to make the sparkle effect on Instagram
To make the brilliant effect on Instagram and have beautiful sparkles in your stories you must, once again, make use of the social network’s Effects Gallery , in order to identify the effect you want.
To start, start the Instagram camera in the stories and scroll the list of effects , up locate the Effects Gallery section. Then, press on it, to access it and then, in the search engine located in the upper right corner (the icon of the magnifying glass ), type terms such as brilliant or, in English, sparkle or shining .
Scroll, then , among the effects created by users that are shown to you, in order to identify the one you like best. Among these, one of the most used is the one called Sparkles made by Instagram . To try it in the stories, via the Instagram camera, tap on it; to save it, instead, click on the Save effect button.
How to make an Instagram child effect
To make the child effect on Instagram and, therefore, to rejuvenate yourself in the photos, you can use one of the effects created by the users of the social network, in order to use it in the stories of the social network.
also in this case, start the camera of Instagram in order to go to the Effects Gallery section which collects all the effects created by users. Once this is done, type the term baby into the search engine and find the effect you like best: one of the most used is the Baby effect created by Anyazhikh . Once you have tried it, you can save it in the Instagram camera effects list by pressing the Save effect button.
If, on the other hand, you want to rejuvenate the photos you post on Instagram in other sections of the social network, such as in posts , to make the child look like you have to use third parties that rejuvenate the face: one of the most famous is definitely FaceApp , a free app for Android (also available on alternative stores) or iOS / iPadOS. for more information about it, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to apps to rejuvenate.
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