You’re starting a blog. You’ve thought up a great concept, come up with a catchy title, and found a hosting platform.
Unfortunately, coming up with the concept and title is only half of the battle. Now, it’s time for you to start creating content for your new blog.
Start with a simple post about why you decided to start your blog and how you came up with the concept. It’s a great way to help your readers connect with you which is just one of the ways you can increase your following.
If you want to make your blog look really beautiful, though, it’s a good idea to break up the text with some images – and aesthetic collages are a great way to do that.
In this post, we’ll share tips on how to make a collage in Lightroom, so your blog can stand out with the perfect aesthetic collage.
Step 1: Choose an Aesthetic for Your Collage
When you’re starting a blog, it’s important to choose an aesthetic and stick to it as much as possible. Having a cohesive-looking and feeling blog is a great way to attract followers.
Once you know what theme you’re trying to stick to, you’ll want to develop a basic color palette you can use throughout your collage.
Step 2: Choose Appropriate Images
Now that you have a theme and aesthetic in mind, it’s time to find (or create) images that align with the picture you have in your mind.
If you don’t have the time or patience to create your own images, you’ll want to check out the Creative Commons website. The use and remix portion of the website features free photos and other creative work that is open for anyone to use – or remix to their heart’s content.
Start there, and search for any relevant terms until you find the ideal images for your aesthetic collage.
Step 3: Choose a Collage Template
Once you have your images all ready to go, it’s time to find some collage templates that reflect your aesthetic choice and fits with your color palette and photos.
There are tons of apps for collages and apps for photo collages out there, but Adobe Spark’s templates are unique because you can find templates to suit a wide variety of uses – from lookbooks to mood boards and more.
Step 4: Adjust the Layout
Now that you have your content and template ready to go, it’s time to start adding your photos and adjusting the layout until your collage is perfect and ready to be published on your blog.
One thing to bear in mind, though, is that readers appreciate a cohesive look and aesthetic. If you plan to include a lot of collages on your blog, it might be a good idea to choose a few templates and layouts and try to stick with them.
Have Fun with Your Aesthetic Collage
The most important thing is to have fun creating your aesthetic collage.
Once you’ve accumulated a few months’ worth of posts on your blog, you’ll want to think about how you’re going to market your blog to grow your readership.
If you need help getting started with a marketing strategy, we can help with that, too!