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Opening a photo from your camera roll

From: Sharing Photos with Instagram

Video: Opening a photo from your camera roll

In addition to taking photos with the Instagram application, you also have the ability to simply load photos into the Instagram app that you might have taken with another application. Or, if you just use the default Camera app on your phone, you might want to bring one of those photos into the Instagram app in order to edit it using some of the cool Instagram filters. In order to do that, all you have to do is tap the Camera icon in the center of the navigation and then down at the bottom there's this little icon in the left-hand corner and if you tap that it's going to take you to your photos and then you can access things like your Camera Roll or if you happen to use the Photo Stream in iOS, you can tap on My Photo Stream as well.

Opening a photo from your camera roll

In addition to taking photos with the Instagram application, you also have the ability to simply load photos into the Instagram app that you might have taken with another application. Or, if you just use the default Camera app on your phone, you might want to bring one of those photos into the Instagram app in order to edit it using some of the cool Instagram filters. In order to do that, all you have to do is tap the Camera icon in the center of the navigation and then down at the bottom there's this little icon in the left-hand corner and if you tap that it's going to take you to your photos and then you can access things like your Camera Roll or if you happen to use the Photo Stream in iOS, you can tap on My Photo Stream as well.

All you have to do is navigate to the area you want to go to and then find a photograph that you would like to edit with Instagram. So let's choose this photo here and then you have the ability to then Move and Scale the photo any way you want. Once you get the photo exactly like you want it, just hit Choose and that's going to take you into Instagram and allow you to edit it using any of the filters and controls that are available to you inside of the app.

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Sharing Photos with Instagram

36 video lessons · 8748 viewers

Justin Seeley
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  1. 1m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 25s
  2. 13m 31s
    1. What is Instagram?
      1m 3s
    2. Downloading Instagram for iOS
      57s
    3. Downloading Instagram for Android
      1m 4s
    4. Signing up for an account
      1m 59s
    5. Exploring the Instagram website
      4m 18s
    6. Viewing an Instagram profile
      4m 10s
  3. 10m 19s
    1. Exploring the Instagram app
      5m 24s
    2. Taking a photo and controlling the built-in flash
      2m 46s
    3. Working with Auto Exposure and Auto Focus
      59s
    4. Using the rule of thirds grid
      1m 10s
  4. 24m 52s
    1. Opening a photo from your camera roll
      1m 3s
    2. Cropping and rotating photos
      1m 21s
    3. Applying effects to images
      3m 49s
    4. Simulating a tilt-shift lens
      1m 53s
    5. Simulating shallow depth of field
      2m 15s
    6. Using the Lux feature
      2m 16s
    7. Adding borders to your photos
      2m 20s
    8. Adding captions and location information
      2m 54s
    9. Tagging photos with hashtags
      3m 24s
    10. Saving high-resolution versions of your photos
      3m 37s
  5. 30m 13s
    1. Sharing with social networks
      5m 41s
    2. Sharing photos with Foursquare
      1m 11s
    3. Finding people to follow on Instagram
      3m 59s
    4. Unfollowing a user
      1m 38s
    5. Blocking and unblocking users
      2m 46s
    6. Liking and commenting on photos
      1m 58s
    7. Deleting comments
      2m 28s
    8. Instagram for business
      4m 29s
    9. Creating a meetup for Instagram users
      6m 3s
  6. 22m 51s
    1. Viewing Instagram photos using a web browser
      6m 14s
    2. Integrating Instagram into a website
      6m 14s
    3. Finding essential apps for Instagrammers
      1m 35s
    4. Printing Instagram photos
      1m 0s
    5. Tracking your Instagram statistics
      7m 48s
  7. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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