Whether it's a family outing, bestie beach trip or the romantic European excursion of a lifetime (we mean, probs not) you probably have a vacation scheduled for the summer. More than that, no matter how boring or thrilling the trip actually is, you plan on having it perfectly documented for Instagram...but how?
From Justin Bieber to Taylor Swift, Dove Cameron to Kendall Jenner, all your faves have mastered the art of the perfect vacation Insta, so it only makes sense to look at celebrities Instagrams for tips. We mean, we're already enviously scrolling through their feeds as we're stuck in shore traffic anyway.
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Now, full disclosure guys: there's a slight chance that our favorite celebs tend to vacay at more picturesque places than, you know, we get to when our families drag us to the Jersey shore, or take us to visit our cousins in Virginia. There is also a slight possibility that what you see on Instagram doesn't 110% convey what's happening in real life (we know, you're shook by the news).
But hey, as long as it looks good.
Scroll down to learn some expert vacation Instagram tips from your favorite celebs on holiday!
Also capitalize on the fact that you've been hitting the gym three times a week from January to June.
Puppies and kitties are so passé.
It helps if your natural hotness can counteract any weird faces you may make.
And look totally tan even though you got lobster-red on day two.
While being wrapped in the arms of someone v gorgeous...in a totally chill way.
Which is to say, make your professional vacation photographer take plenty of shots that look logistically impossible (that's why you hired him!)
Just don't accidentally fall down a hill in Bali because those will not photograph well later.
But definitely make sure that all your friends are following suit because we stg we will not take this group photo 40 times.
But stay still long enough to capture it, you can't have your hair getting too windblown.
But also make sure to capture how cute you look in Paris. Dove gets it.
Camila gets it, too.
Ideally by posting a fire AF group shot where you look incredible and your friends look... meh, but they'll get over it.
Even if it's just the family yacht which, I know, is soooo dorky at this point.
...but make sure to keep the photos where you're solo and totally toned.
I mean, you can be petty, but don't do it at the expense of the perfect ocean pic.