If you feel like your Instagram feed can’t keep up with today’s top fashion bloggers, you’re definitely not alone. Fashion bloggers (or Instagram ninjas, depending on how you look at it) have the life-skill of making every photo look like it belongs in an editorial—from selfies to outfit of the day posts to brunch dishes that probably photograph better than you. And the always prevalent question is: how in the world do they do it?
The always chic and selfie-ready Marianna Hewitt, of LifeWithMe.com, took to her blog to share a behind-the-scenes look at the fascinating process behind editing her Instagram photos. If you thought throwing a Valencia filter on your photo was cutting it, you’ve been doing it wrong this whole time. Marianna walks you through the step-by-step process and apps that she uses, including FaceTune, VSCO Cam and Faded, to get her photos just right—and to keep them all cohesive on her feed.
Watch the video below for your new Instagram editing tutorial: