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Creator Feature: Alex Tan

1 min Best Practice

Alex’s work takes the ordinary to the very edge with images that combine the familiar and the strange.

Introducing Alex Tan

Alex (@jalexandertan ) is an art director and photographer based in Los Angeles. Using Twitter allows him to share his work with a large network of other creators; it’s even helped him to make real-life friends.

Show off multiple photos by using threading and gallery photo Tweets.

Both of these Tweet methods let you share more than one image or photo. This is a great way to recap an event or show a progression in the day.

Share an upcoming event with your followers.

Include the event information and links for purchasing tickets within your Tweet. Have a promotional image or photo? Even better!

Share photos you shot or art directed with your community.

Further a photo’s reach by Tweeting the images.
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“One of my favorite parts of creating is doing it with a team. Over the past few years I've learned how much better the final product can be when you have a lot of hands working on it & people bouncing ideas off of each other. People are better & stronger together.”

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“I love using images to create the unordinary. Using wild colors, emotions, and movement with the subject of the image is really important to me. I've had people call me a conceptual portrait photographer in the past. I think it has a nice ring to it.”