All Ways to Make Collages on Instagram

Instagram is another popular social media site after Facebook and Twitter. Instagram allows people to post photos and videos of their stunning life moment on their profile and share with friends. Recently making college and posting it on Instagram trend is very popular. A college can be made by merging multiple photos together. There are several ways available to make college on the mobile and computer system. We will share few best ways about how to make collage on Instagram easily in this article.

Part 1. Easiest Way to Make Collages on Instagram

Fotophire Editing Toolkit is the program that you need to make your collage more beautiful. This program doesn’t allow you to merge the photos but you can beautify the collage by using cool effects of the software and other photo editing tools. You can use this program for free with all the features without any issue for 15 days. You can easily use this program even if you are not a professional photographer.

Wondershare Fotophire Editing Toolkit
  • Enables you to apply more than 200 effects to your photos to make them better.
  • Crop or cut pictures to the size to meet any of your need.
  • Help you to remove any unwanted objects from your photos.
  • Allow you to use the Creative Blur to refocus your photos in a click.
5 Key Features of Fotophire Editing Toolkit
  • You can use more than 200 effects of the software with just one click.
  • Background changing, background editing is super easy when you use this software.
  • More than 20 backgrounds help you to give a stunning look to your photos with few clicks of your mouse.
  • Crop the photos to fit on Instagram and many other sites.
  • It supports removing unwanted objects from the background with ease.

How to Make Collages on Instagram with Fotophire Editing Toolkit

Now let’s see how to do a collage on Instagram with the help of Fotophire Editing Toolkit with ease. You need to install the software on the windows first.

Step 1: Run the software on windows computer and from the main welcome screen of software click on the “Photo Cutter” thumbnail. Now drag & drop the picture in the editor windows.

Note: Here we are going to show you how to make a collage on Instagram by replacing the collage background.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Run the Fotophire Editing Toolkit

Step 2: Once the picture is loaded in the editor window, click on the “Cut-Out” and remove the picture background by drawing some lines in the background of picture. This is optional step.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Click the Cut out Option

Step 3: After removing the old background from picture click on the “Photomontage” from the right side again and click “+” button then browse the customized background from your computer. Make sure you have downloaded or prepared the background before adding to the picture.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Click on the Photomontage

Step 4: When you add customized background in the picture you can notice some dots around the foreground image. Drag these dots in or out to adjust he image size in the background. After setting the size you can export the collage on your computer and post it on the Instagram website.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Adjust the Image Size

Part 2. How to Make Collages on Instagram with Photoshop

Photoshop, as we all know this is a photo editor software and photo maker program as well. It helps you to make everything related to the photos. You can make logo, banners, and Facebook covers or do the necessary editing to the photos, logos and banners. There is nothing which can’t create with the help of Photoshop but the only thing is that you should be a professional photographer because the program is very hard to use for the personal users. In the tutorial below we are going to show you how to make a collage on Instagram with Photoshop.

Step 1: Run Photoshop on your computer and take a new document from the file menu. Use the while color background first.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Run the Photoshop

Step 2: Now you need to choose a background image for your photo collage. Choose the image for background then Right > Choose Rasterize layer option.

How to Make Collage on Instagram -Choose a Backgraound Image for Your Photo Collage

Step 3: Go to the layer panel of picture and you need to choose the layer mask. Now go to the Gradient tool and apply Gradient tool with black color. You need to set the opacity to 80%.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Go to the Layer Panel to Choose the Layer Mask

Step 4: Now you need to create boxes to enter the other images so simply with the help of Rectangle Tool draw a Rectangle on the picture. Keep the thickness level to the 20 PX for Rectangle tool. Now fill the box with dark color to make it visible on the image.

How to Make Collage on Instagram -Create Boxes to Enter the Images

Step 5: There on the layer style you need to apply “Drop Shadow” on the picture. You can follow the below available values in the image.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Apply the Drop Shadow

Step 6: Now you need import the images from your computer. Keep the images on the rectangle box. Click on the “Layer > Rasterize > Layer then you need to press “Shift-Command-U” option. By pressing the keys from the keyboard it will desaturate the layers of image.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Import the Images from the Computer

Step 7: On the rectangle image box “right click > Create clipping Mask” to enter in the box.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Click the Clipping Mask to Enter in the Box

Step 8: Now just by following the step 3 create more rectangle box. Make sure to keep the 1 px thickness. For the background enter (#FFFFFF) and choose no fill color. Use “Command+G” to group the rectangle.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Choose the Layer mask and Apply the Gradient Tool

Step 9: Now use the button “Command + J” and create six copies of the portrait. Place the rest stock images in the rectangle boxes. After adding images to the rectangle boxes make sure to desaturate and frame the images properly. This is how to make a collage on Instagram with Photoshop. Just like the same process you can easily create collage for posting on Instagram.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Use the Button Command+J

Part 3. Make Collages on Instagram with Mobile Apps

Lipix app is a photo collage maker app available in the Google play store and iOS app store for free of charge. This photo collage maker app can easily make fantastic collage on your android and iOS devices right away with few taps on the mobile. There are many stickers, frames, text also provides to use with the collage to make it more impressive. Once you have finished making your collage on the mobile you can directly share it with the family and friends on the social media sites such as twitter, Facebook and Instagram etc.

Step 1: Install the app first on the android and run it. After running the app select any layout from the available layouts and make sure to keep aspect ratio 1:1 if you are going to sue this collage on Instagram.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Install the Lipix App

Step 2: After choosing the collage layout tap on the “+” sign in the every frame and add the pictures which you like to use in the collage. Add the pictures in all frames one by one. If you want to click the photo instantly then you can use camera icon in the app. After adding the pictures you can drag the photos to replace their position together.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Add the pictures to the Collage

Step 3: To add some unique elements to your photos you can use bottom menu of the app. There are different options available to add text, emojis, effects and filters etc.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Add Special Effects to the Photo

Step 4: After finishing making the collage of your choice, simply tap on the floppy disk icon from the upper right or tap on the share button to share the collage directly on social media sites. Here we have shared the collage directly on the Instagram.

How to Make Collage on Instagram - Tap on the Floppy Disk Icon


So, these are the best and popular ways for making or editing your collages to make them impressive. Photoshop is always best to design or make everything as per user need but the thing is that it is good for the professionals only. If you still needs to edit your premade collage then you must try Fotophire Editing Toolkit as this is the easiest program for enhancing the collage. Even if you don’t like the background of your collage then you can replace it using the photo cutter option of the program.

Sep 29,2018 16:44 pm