It's time to take your iPhone camera expertise one step further, and perfect your Boomerang-taking skills.
Instagram's Boomerang app snaps a handful of photos in quick succession, and then turns them into a GIF-like loop that plays and rewinds on itself, ad infinitum. If you haven't tried it yourself yet, you've likely seen the quirky results in your Instagram feed.
If used correctly, a Boomerang can be amazingly entertaining — and hypnotic. But to capture the perfect Boomerang, you want to keep a few key things in mind. Ahead, 17 tips to help you master the video loop.