Looking to spice-up your video content material?
Whether or not you’re in a innovative hunch or just in need of a special impact, don’t sleep at the energy of an Instagram Boomerang.
They’re the suitable layout to add a playful dimension to posts and remind us of nostalgic Instagram trends of yesteryear.
Plus, with pics coming round again in 2023, you may quickly see an influx of Boomerangs too.
We’re sharing the whole lot you need to know about making a Boomerang on Instagram, below.
What Is an Instagram Boomerang?
How to Do a Boomerang on Instagram
Ready to shoot your first Instagram Boomerang? Here’s how to film and post a Boomerang using Stories:
First, swipe left from your home feed to access Stories. Then, tap the infinity icon on the left side of your screen to record your Boomerang:
To trim your Boomerang,tap the infinity icon from the top of your screen:
From here you’ll have access to the classic Boomerang video edit, along with three other effects:
Slow-Mo: Slows the clip to half-speed, so a 1-second clip becomes 2 seconds in length
Echo: Adds a motion blur to each video frame, creating a “double vision” effect
Duo: Rapidly rewinds your video and adds a glitchy transition
Finish your post with Instagram’s slew of editing features, tap the arrow at the bottom of your screen, and tap “Share”:
And just like that, you’ve posted a Boomerang to your Story!
How to Turn a Video Into a Boomerang
Instead of recording a new Boomerang, swipe up to access your camera roll.
Here, live photos compatible with Instagram’s Boomerang feature will be indicated with an infinity icon at the top right corner:
Select a live photo and tap the infinity icon at the top of your screen:
Here you’ll have access to the trimming tool, and Classic, Slo-Mo, Echo, and Duo effects:
Complete your Boomerang with Instagram’s array of filters and effects, and tap “Share:”