Instagram is one of the most popular apps: it has 1 billion accounts active every month. These numbers are astonishing, as they give an opportunity for photographers to become prominent without spending too much money and effort on promotion. But there’s also a question of how to make your works noticed among that vast amount of visuals posted daily.

With Instagram, you get a range of effective and free ways to do that: collaborations, paid ads, suggestions, viral content, geolocations and, of course, hashtags. Although some people may think hashtags look messy and outdated, professionals know the true power of the tool. To succeed, you need to know some basic rules and keep our list of the best hashtags for photographers handy.

How to use Instagram hashtags

To see results, plan hashtags carefully, from their number to how often do you post. Industry hashtags, location hashtags, brand hashtags, niche hashtags are the things you definitely need to include but before, read our complete guide to Instagram hashtags.

At the stage of planning, find similar accounts and see what hashtags do they use. Recently Instagram introduced a new inspiring function and now you can follow hashtags you like and, thus, track competitors. You can also use tools to search for hashtags (directly in Instagram search or at Displaypurposes). It is no less important to mix and change hashtags to make sure your photos are seen by different people and your reach is constantly expanded. Here’s the list of hashtags that will make your works discovered by millions of people.

Best hashtags for photographers

Photography

#photographysouls #photographyeveryday #ig_masterpiece  #photographylover #photographyislife #photographyislifee #photographer #photography #ig_myshot #worldbestgram #master_shots #worldshotz #nikonphoto  #icatching #photographyoftheday #canon_photos #main_vision #cpcollectives #ig_exquisite #agameoftones #shotwithlove #justgoshoot #ig_great_pics #wanderlust 

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Portraits

#portraitphotography #featurepalette #portraits #rsa_portraits #portraitmood #portraits_ig #portraitphotographer #makeportraits #portraitoftheday  #portraitpage #rsa_portraits #bestportraits #portraitstyles_gf #pursuitofportaits #portraits_mf #top_portraits #ig_portrait #top_portraits #postmoreportraits #life_portraits #pursuitofportraits #profile_vision #featurepalette #discoverportrait #portraits_universe #ftmedd #2instagoodportraitlove #makeportrait #tangledinfilm #portraitgames #portraitpage

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Nature

#outdoors #hiking #trees #naturelover #wildlife #skyporn #cloudporn #wildlifeplanet  #landscapephotography  #instanature  #nationalgeographic #nature #mothernature  #landscape_lovers #naturegram #natureporn #landscapelover #thegreatoutdoors  #nature_shooters #awesome_earthpix #nature_seekers #landscapehunter #nature_shooters #instanature #natureaddict #earthvisuals #natureonly #ourplanetdaily #natureart #land #naturesbeauty #getoutside

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Animals

#petsofinstagram #animal_captures  #petstagram #animals_in_world #instapet #weeklyfluff #animalelite #petscorner #splendid_animals #natgeowildlife #petoftheday #ilovemydog #puppylove #majestic_wildlife #animalsofinstagram #dogsofig #catstagram #petsofig #cutepetclub #puppies #instapets #furbaby #instacat #animals #dogsofinstaworld #bestwoof #kitten #dog_features #catoftheday #animals #petsofinstagram #adoptdontshop

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Travel

#worldbestgram #hello_worldpics #wonderful_places #aroundtheworld #getaway #travelwithme #neverstopexploring #bbctravel #beautifuldestinations #ig_worldclub #citybestpics #places_wow #splendid_shotz #fantastic_earth  #travelgram #createexplore #awesomeglobe #keepitwild #theprettycities #travelphotography #adventureculture #travelphotographer #theglobewanderer #LetsGoEverywhere #postcardplaces #travelholic #getlost  #traveltheworld #globetrotter #InstaPassport #lonelyplanet

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Black and white

#bnw #bw #blackandwhitephotography #bw_crew #monochrome #bnw_society #bnw_captures #bnw_life #bw_lover #blackandwhitephoto #bnw_planet #monoart #blancoynegro #bw_photooftheday #noir #bw_society #igblacknwhite  #instablackandwhite #igersbnw  #blackandwhitephotography#monochromatic #bnw_demand #insta_bw #bnw_rose #bnw_globe #white #bnwmood #bwstyles_gf #noiretblanc #irox_bw #monotone #rsa_bnw #bnw_life  #bnw #monochrome #bnw_universe #noir_vision

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Street photography

#urbanromantix #streetart #building #streetphoto #streetshot #buildings #town #graffiti #architecturelovers #cities #architexture #urbanart #archidaily #skyscraper #citylife #archilovers #geometry #streetlife #architectureporn #abstract #perspective #people #minimal #lookingup #road #everybodystreet #streetphoto_bw #lensculture #lensculturestreets #streetlife_award #urbanphotography #ig_street #streetview #street_photo_club #streets #streetphotography_bw #SPiCollective #street_photography #magnumphotos #streetshared #documentary #wearethestreet #streetportrait #beststreets #hikaricreative #documentaryphotography  #urbanandstreet #streetactivity #streetmobs #capturestreets #fromstreetswithlove #streetart #everybodystreet #ourstreets

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Astrophotography

#astrophotography #milkyway #astro_photography_ #nightscaper #astronomy #nightsky #nightscape #milkywaychasers #starrynight #natgeospace #astrophoto #stars #universetoday #milkywaygalaxy #longexposure #nightphotography #nightimages #nightshooters #ig_astrophotography #skymasters #space #stargazing #longexposure_shots #fs_longexpo #galaxy #longexpo #nightpics #rsa_night #longexpoelite #night_shooterz #milkywayphotography #nightscape #astronomy  #universe

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Fashion

#fashionshoot #fashionstudy #fashionoftheday #fashioneditorial #fashionphotographer #fashiontrends #fashionforward #fashions #fashionkilla #fashioninspiration #fashionkilla #fashionworld #fashioninspiration #editorialshoot #fashiontrends  #fashionblogger #fashionista #streetstyle #fashionpost #fashioninspo

Instagram hashtags for photographers

Wedding photography

#weddingphotography #weddingplanner #weddinginspiration #weddingparty #weddingideas #weddingtime #dreamwedding #luxurywedding #greenweddingshoes #instawedding #theknot #bridal #destinationwedding #bridetobe #engaged #prewedding #junebugweddings #dugunfotografcisi #weddingplanning #brideandgroom #engagement #weddinginspo #instabride #destinationweddingphotographer #weddingstyle #stylemepretty #ido #happilyeverafter  #weddingdetails #weddings #vscowedding #weddingday #destinationweddingphotographers

 Instagram hashtags for photographers

Use these hashtags to make sure your works are noticed among those millions of visuals posted on Instagram every single day. But don’t forget that not only hashtags but also the quality of images matter.

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