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6 Types of Instagram Post That AREN’T Photos

If you want to be a smash hit on Instagram, then you have to know how to take a good photo right? Instagram is a visual medium, and the nature of these images is photographic. Its all about the aesthetic people often say.

If you don’t know how to take great photos, then you’re not going to be able to run a successful Instagram account. All sound about right?

But what if we could tell you, you're wrong? And you can actually show up on IG without fancy photos, equipment, or that camera assistant that everyone seems to have.

Woman at the beach with beautiful sunset

Types of Content That Does Not Require Photography

There are actually a number of ways to get great images for Instagram without being an amazing photographer. But more than that, you can also make a successful Instagram account using different mediums entirely. Here are some examples:

1. Text

Instagram lends itself well to text. That could mean inspiring quotes, it could mean short stories, or it could mean funny memes. These could be added on top of stock imagery, or they could literally just be text on white backgrounds. If people respond to the quote you’re sharing, then you might get a follow. There are many accounts dedicated solely to this type of content and THRIVE.

Womens quote text instagram profile bio with no photos