With the myriad of beautifully-taken, aesthetic photographs plastered all over social media, Instagram has easily influenced not only me, but many others to take an interest in capturing good photos and learning the know-hows of editing. Over the years of taking and editing photos for fun, photography has almost become a therapeutic thing for me. I really enjoy playing around with photography and seeing how the photograph comes to life with the power of editing. I’m not an expert at photography but I’ve taken and edited enough photos to know a few tips and tricks to taking and editing a good photo. Coupled with tips from professionals, here are some tips and tricks to taking the perfect Instagram photo!