Ready to Make Your First-Ever Instagram Post? Here Are Perfect Captions for Your Big Debut

Your first-ever Instagram post isn't something to be taken lightly.

If you've considered starting your own account, chances are you've fussed over which photo should kick off your Insta adventure—and even if you have that picked out, there's also the question of how to caption it. Look no further, because these little sayings are just the thing to get you started.

For when you want to usher in your Instagram page with greatness:

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great."

-Zig Ziglar

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For when you plan to make a massive statement with your new Insta:

"The dawn of a new era."


For the Instagram you create to mark a change in your life:

"Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Use it wisely."


For the personally significant photo that sets the tone for everything to come:

"First things first."

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For when you want to kick things off with a sophisticated greyscale start:

"In the beginning, it was all black and white."

-Maureen O'Hara


For when your first-ever pic is a dreamily romantic shot with your S.O.:

"All we have is now."


For the most jaw-dropping pic in your camera roll to get the ball rolling:

"The beginning is the most important part of the work."



For showing off the first image from your upcoming series of stunning photography:

"I was created to create."


For when you go really big with that first photo:

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression."

-Andrew Grant

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For when you're aware that your creation of an Instagram page will astound everyone you know:

"Shock everyone. Make it happen."


For the beginning of your ultra-creative DIY Insta page:

"Makers gonna make."


For when your first post is a simple, smiley selfie:

"A smile is always the best form of introduction."


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