The Gathering Place : 6 Hashtags for Portrait Photographers

Instagram is becoming one of the leading social media platforms for photographers because of it's overwhelming emphasis on imagery.  Instagram is making it easier for your potential clients to look at your most recent work as well as locate the perfect photographer for their needs and style.  Creating a following on Insta takes time and dedication but using the right hashtags can propel you forward.  Here's a few hashtags specifically for you portrait photographers out there!

  1. Photography related Hashtags.  #photo #photography #instagood #portraits #photographer #fineart #blackandwhite
  2. Photography Genre.  #newborns #family #fashion #children #engagement #senior #bridalportraits #engagement *side note* don't forget to also pair your genre with “photographer” i.e. #childphotographer #seniorphotographer #newbornphotographer
  3. Inspiration.  #instagood #instagoodmyphoto #portraitlove #inspiration #portraitinspiration #photoinspiration #flashesofdelight
  4. Descriptive. #beautiful #loverly #thatsdarling #gorgeous #joy #laughter #baby #seniorgirl #family
  5. Location.  #yourlocationphotographer #yourlocationportraitphotographer #yourlocationportraits #localhashtags (Here in Arkansas, we have the hashtag #arkansaslife so I use it all the time!) *Also, don't forget to use the location that the photos were taken!
  6. Your Brand.  #yourbrandfamilies #yourbrandseniors #yourbrand #yourbrandphotography

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