How and where to find unique filters for successful stories.
Spending time on Instagram became such a fun and interesting activity. Day by day, Instagram is working on making great things for their users, they are doing their best to make us feel more comfortable and “addicted” to this share-photos app.
One of those things are Instagram Story Filters. Let’s take a look on what these are and how actually these work.
Well, Instagram filters are a quick and easy way to build up your photos prior to posting. Each filter is a combination of colors, that's why it is very important to use them to make your photos look more cool and real. You must select a filter to apply to your photo based on whatever look you’re hoping to achieve. Instagram filters are an opportunity to express yourself, create those photos that your insta-followers will love and will make your page move to the next level or to upgrade your story content.
There are a lot of amazing filters that you must have probably seen over your friend’s Story or in stories of famous people, influencers and bloggers that have a thousands of insta-followers and their stories reach a huge number of insta-views. .
Using existing filters is as easy as selecting from your preloaded camera options, but finding new ones and saving them to your camera isn't much harder. All you need to do is launch the Effect Gallery and choose from among the available categories or find them using the search feature.
However, there are different ways to find and use filters on Instagram stories. You can find them in Effect Gallery, searching by creator's name or using them directly from someone's story.
Find a filter from Effect Gallery :
When AR filters first became popular at the beginning of 2020, there was no way to search for specific filters by name. Thankfully, Instagram eventually made it possible to search for filters you've seen by typing in the name of the filter in a search bar in the Effects Gallery.
1. Tap on icon “Your Story” on your newsfeed or you can swipe to the left to open your camera
2. Swipe to the left on the camera screen’s circular menu bar until you see “Browse Effect option” and tap on it to open the Effect Gallery
3. Choose from popular filters on the homepage or scroll through and select from the categories on the top. You can also search for a filter.
4. You can save the filter/download chosen by taping the download icon on the bottom right, so you could find it easier in your menu.
Find a filter trough the creator :
The easiest way to search for an effect is by heading to the filter creator's Instagram account. If you want to do that, you'll have to know who created each of the filters, so here are some of the most popular ones going around:
- 2020 Prediction
- The Office
- Celebrity Look-Alike
- Glitter on White
- Soft pastel tone
- Vintage Cam
Once you know which filter you want, you can open your Instagram and get it started.
1. Search the creator of the filter and open its IG page
2. Tap the smile icon to see available filters
3. Choose the filter you want to use
Find filters through stories of people you are following :
You can also find filters in someone’s story and use it for your stories, you can save them on your effect gallery so that could be easy and quick.
1. If you liked a filter that your insta-followers used, all you need to do is to tap on the name of the filter that is shown under the nickname of the person who is using it.
2.You can also find the filter if someone is sending it to you in your DMs
Instagram also provides a few free story filters templates which make the design of your stories a bit of a heart start.
Here’s a list of filters you can use on your Instagram stories, named after famous cities throughout the world:
- Abu Dhabi
- Buenos Aires
- New York
- Rio de Janeiro
You can use them directly in your story posts by scrolling from Right -> Left , choose the filter that makes your story look better , share it with your friends and get hundreds of insta-views.
Using Instagram Story filters is cool and fun at the same time. You can create amazing stories that will make you look more stylish and fresh, also you can have fun with some funny filters, there are a lot of them. Through Instagram Filters, you give life to your pictures and videos, you give them that life vibe which is really amazing.