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Better Than #HotDogLegs: 18 Beach Instagrams To Master

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    Some of us may choose to turn our cell phones off at the beach, resisting the urge to check notifications of any kind. This post is for everyone else: the ones who realize that a sandy background, breaking waves, and surfboards standing at attention make Instagram gold.

    But, in your selfie-taking adventures, there is one pitfall to avoid like nitrates: #hotdoglegs. The leg-shaming (or is it food-celebrating?) meme may be an accurate description of your default soaking-up-the-sun pose from last year, but we're here to inspire with 18 more ways to frame your coastline photos. This time around, the poses may get a bit more advanced than, say, laying there with your knees up, but the resulting double-taps will prove the effort was worth it. So, click through, craft a pretty square, and then put the phone away — it's beach time.

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