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What Instagram Taught A Photographer About Life

Dirk Dallas, a graphic designer currently residing in southern California, downloaded the photo-sharing and -filtering app Instagram the day it came out on October 6, 2010. He then promptly deleted it.<p>“It didn’t make sense because unless you follow people or have followers, what is it?” the …

8 Best Moments of Summer 2013 Through Instagram

Throw on a sweater and grab a pumpkin spice latte, because summer 2013 is officially over.<p>If you're still pining for those sunny beach days, we'll …

Instagram Updated for iOS 7: Edge to Edge Photos, Circular Profile Pics

Instagram has announced it has released its update for iOS 7, which comes with a new look and feel to go along with edge to edge photos, larger …

iOS

Best of Instagram: Week 12 – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

This week’s Best of Instagram post is here (sorry I missed two weeks in a row because of my trips to Ireland and New York). If you’d like to be …

Kevin Systrom Explains Why He Killed This Old Instagram Logo That Most People Have Never Seen

When you think of Instagram, the company's sleek brown-and-tan icon probably comes instantly to mind.<p>You know, this one:<p>What you might not know, however, is that Instagram's icon used to look drastically different. Here it is:<p>Instagram CEO and co-founder, Kevin Systrom, designed the original …

Vogue Brings Some Instant Glam to Instagram

Steven Meisel did not shoot Vogue’s latest fashion spread. There were no backlights, no beauty dish. Instead the austere fashion publication took to …

Instagram Gains 50 Million Users in 6 Months

Last January was the first time Instagram ever revealed its user base. At that time they were just short of 100 million but passed that mile marker …

Gear & Gadgets

8 Surprising New Instagram Statistics to Get the Most out of the Picture Social Network

While just a little over turning 3 years old, Instagram has made huge strides in social media. With <b>over 150 million users on the platform, 16 billion</b> …

Social Media

VSCO Film 03 is Like a Desktop Instagram for Pro Photographers

Film emulation software company VSCO has added another offering to its lineup of Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw plugins. VSCO Film offers the same …

The Photographer's Guide to #hashtags

Don’t get the whole hashtag thing? Don’t fear, PhotoShelter is here to help.<p>Weird Al uses hashtags, and you can too!<p>A hashtag is a way to delineate …

6 Flash Alternatives Beginners Should Always Keep in Mind

That pop-up flash on top of your camera can come in very handy, but if you’re a beginner, try giving these alternatives a shot to produce more …

11 Instagram Accounts That Will Add Some Zen to Your Life

Life can be pretty hectic, but that doesn’t mean your Instagram feed has to be. Here are 11 accounts to follow for that daily dose of visual Valium. From working artists to app developers, Copenhagen to Mississippi, these photographers will inspire you to slow down, see the beauty that’s around you …

Beast Instagrammer of the Week: Danny Clinch

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Thumbs Down: Why Brands Should Care Less About the ‘Like’

Social media is the ultimate popularity contest. Each day, new platforms emerge and attract early adopters, eager to become the best big thing for …

5 Top Photo Apps for the iPhone 6

It’s well known that Apple’s iPhone 6 boasts some pretty impressive specs. A 5.5-inch Retina HD display on the top model, an A8 64-bit processing …

Mobile Photography

Instagram of the Month: Mount Cook

<b>Johan Lolos</b> (on Instagram <b>@LeBackpacker</b>) has been roaming the globe with a pack on his back and a camera at the ready since 2013.<p>He’s currently making his way across New Zealand, and sharing photographs from his escapades on Instagram.<p>Here’s a peek into how he got this winning shot of a hiker in …

New Zealand