Instagram (Android l iOS l Web) has countless filter options and, although most of them are created by the users themselves, some have the official seal of the social network. In fact, certain filters made available by the platform gain the attention of users. Among them are Zoom Out and Color Highlighter.
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The filters in question are quite different: while the first of them gives the impression that the camera is moving away, the second allows you to highlight a single color in the image. Next, see how to use each of them and make your Stories more dynamic.
How to use the Instagram Zoom Out filter
Step 1: access the publish screen and slide the filters to the left until you find the command “Search for effects”. Then click on the corresponding button;
Step 2: then click on the magnifying glass icon located in the upper right corner of the screen;
Step 3: write “Zoom Out” in the search field and among the results choose the official Instagram effect;
Step 4: at the bottom of the screen, select “Test”;
Step 5: determine a reference location on the screen from which the “camera” should move away. Then choose one of the filter modes. The first, represented by the image of a rabbit, is faster. Then there is a slower option. The next modality adds jitter to the image and the last alternative, performs cropping during retraction. With everything properly programmed, record the video and post it on your profile.
How to use the Color Highlighter filter
Step 1: the process for accessing the Color Highlighter filter is the same. In the search field, type the name and, among the results, select the official effect;
Step 2: now, click on the command “Test”, at the bottom of the screen;
Step 3: point the camera at a location and select one of the image colors to highlight;
Step 4: the entire image will be grayed out, except for the parts that have the selected color. Produce a photo or video with the effect and publish the Stories.
Ready! Now you know how to use the Zoom Out and Color Highlighter filters in Instagram.