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This Couple Makes Up To $9000 Per Instagram Photo While Traveling, And Here’s How They Do It
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Meet The Instagram Famous Travel Couple Who Are Paid Up To $9000 Per Picture

Jack Morris and Lauren Bullen have been living what most people on Instagram would call “life goals” since they met in Fiji last year. Not only do they spend their days documenting their world travels with flawless photos, they get paid up to $9000 USD for each one they post.

With Jack now at 2 million Instagram followers, and Lauren close behind with 1.2 million, the couple now makes enough money from the brands and tourism companies that sponsor them to fully supplement regular adventures around the globe, as well as a home base in Bali. In a Q&A recently posted to his official website, DoYouTravel, Jack shared a few tips that helped propel him and Lauren to Insta-fame, and you may want to take notes.

“I edit all my photos in the same kind of style with my own lightroom presets,” he said of their dreamy ‘matching’ effect. He also added that the couple mostly shoots around 1 hour after sunrise, since that tends to be the quietest time of day. The couple reportedly won’t take less than $3000 USD for a post.

Read Jack’s full Q&A here, though be warned – it just might make your dayjob a little harder to get through.

More info: DoYouTravel, Instagram (Jack | Lauren)

Jack Morris and his girlfriend, Lauren Bullen, have made a living off traveling the world

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Their flawless Instagram photos have attracted millions of followers to their pages

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Brands and tourism companies pay them for each post, sometimes as much as $9000 USD

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Jack, 26, was a carpet cleaner for 5 years before he left his native Manchester in 2012

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Lauren, 23, is a self-taught photographer from Australia, who goes by the alias Gypsea Lust

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The couple met in Fiji last year, and subsequently moved to Bali together, where they still live

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Though they’ve made the Indonesian island their home base, they travel to a new country at least once a month

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The pair takes all of their own photos, using tripods and timer remotes to take shots of them together

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They’ve visited dozens of countries, and make enough money from their photos to supplement every trip

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Jack, who also maintains a blog called DoYouTravel, recently shared some of his coveted success secrets

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“I edit all my photos in the same kind of style with my own lightroom presets,” he wrote in a Q&A

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“Most of the time we like to shoot around one hour after sunrise,” when he says it’s “less busy”

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“I don’t use any mobile apps or filters, I edit using Lightroom on my Macbook Pro”

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The couple finds inspiration for their breathtaking photos through Pinterest and other Instagramers

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“I never really expected to find someone I could share this with,” Jack said of their lifestyle

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“It is almost a dream. Being able to do what I want every day is nice”

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Helping Panda
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5 years ago

I wish Bored Panda would stop sucking up to the nouveau riche of Instagram.

John L
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5 years ago

Instead of saying "What are they doing that I too can use in order to make a good living", why are so many expressing outrage and jealousy of someone who has used successful entrepreneurship? If they have a few tricks that set them apart, I would think anyone would rather learn how to emulate them and also be successful. I just don't understand this animus toward success.

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DancingToMyself
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5 years ago

First, I thought it was joke-the whole article about their "life", and money which they mention in "btw-tone". And now, I'm just gonna say something that I never ever expecting to say on BPanda. In my whole life I haven't seen this amount of crappy, shity, selfish poop in one place. What are they? Except being on the major ego-trip? They are so special, what about again? I can't even comprehend what do they know, and where *this-whatever it is* is going. I'm still not sure if I find myself in some kind of parallel universe, or anything that could explain all of this. I'll take anything!

Luděk Luďa
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5 years ago

I think they are made up by a collective subconscious frivolity. I find those pictures easy to masturbate to. Nice pics though. :-D

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Ian Parker
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5 years ago

Most of their photos he is shirtless and she is wearing a bikini. Proving again that sex sells. If they were both overweight but living this kind of life, they would have a dozen followers, mostly negative body shaming comments, and zero companies willing to pay them to travel. They don't make money because of their travel and some kind of lifestyle people dream of, they make money selling their bodies. Which is fine. I have no problem with that, but their sponsorship would dwindle if they kept their clothes on.

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Helping Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

I wish Bored Panda would stop sucking up to the nouveau riche of Instagram.

John L
Community Member
5 years ago

Instead of saying "What are they doing that I too can use in order to make a good living", why are so many expressing outrage and jealousy of someone who has used successful entrepreneurship? If they have a few tricks that set them apart, I would think anyone would rather learn how to emulate them and also be successful. I just don't understand this animus toward success.

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DancingToMyself
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5 years ago

First, I thought it was joke-the whole article about their "life", and money which they mention in "btw-tone". And now, I'm just gonna say something that I never ever expecting to say on BPanda. In my whole life I haven't seen this amount of crappy, shity, selfish poop in one place. What are they? Except being on the major ego-trip? They are so special, what about again? I can't even comprehend what do they know, and where *this-whatever it is* is going. I'm still not sure if I find myself in some kind of parallel universe, or anything that could explain all of this. I'll take anything!

Luděk Luďa
Community Member
5 years ago

I think they are made up by a collective subconscious frivolity. I find those pictures easy to masturbate to. Nice pics though. :-D

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Ian Parker
Community Member
5 years ago

Most of their photos he is shirtless and she is wearing a bikini. Proving again that sex sells. If they were both overweight but living this kind of life, they would have a dozen followers, mostly negative body shaming comments, and zero companies willing to pay them to travel. They don't make money because of their travel and some kind of lifestyle people dream of, they make money selling their bodies. Which is fine. I have no problem with that, but their sponsorship would dwindle if they kept their clothes on.

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