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Photo Tips: How to take the perfect #jumpstagram!

Jump Start: Show off your best leaping photograph by adding the “#jumpstagram" hashtag to your Instagram image.

Have you ever come across a beautiful photograph of a perfectly in-focus #jumpstagram in your Instagram feed? Do you find yourself dreaming about capturing the perfect jump photo — snapping at just the right moment so it looks like the jumper is flying — all with your mobile phone? Don’t worry, you don’t need a DSLR or a trampoline!

Just press play on the video above, watch, and learn! Instagram’s Community team is here to help — don’t forget to use the #jumpstagram hashtag when you put your newly acquired knowledge to use.

Photo Tips: Android Photography Applications

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We’ve researched applicationsĀ availableĀ for Android that can help you enhance and improve your photographs. Here are a few apps for simple and quick image editing to get you started!

Photo Editing

For basic image editing, Adobe Photoshop Express is a great application! It gives you the ability to alter exposure, saturation, tint, contrast & brightness quickly for simple image edits.

Combining Multiple Photos

Everyone loves combining multiple photos into one! A simple and easy to use application, Diptic, allows you to combine up to four images into one single frame. Be sure to check out this Photo Tips blog on combining images for some great tips!

Content-Aware Retouching

Have you ever captured the perfect shot right when someone starts to walks through the frame? Or maybe you want to remove those unsightly wall plugs & switches in order to redirect focus to the decor. While happy accidents can create beautiful “right place, right time” photographs, the TouchRetouch application can help remove unwanted content from photos!

We want to know your favorite photo editing applications for Android! Send us a note through Tumblr to let us know which ones you love.