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"27.10.2016 03:00:26" ["eyeson"] Tasneem Alsultan (@tasneemalsultan) has her #EyesOn the people of Nepal — and a new respect for their resilience after the devastating earthquake that struck in 2015. “I see hardship,” the photojournalist from Saudi Arabia says. “They’ve had years of
"27.10.2016 00:20:48"  “I’m not trying to duplicate nature. I’m trying to interpret it and capture the variety and the essence of it,” says artist Ann Wood, a creative partner for Woodlucker (@woodlucker) — a business she runs with her husband in Minneapolis. Ann has spent the
"26.10.2016 18:01:27"  The first time Ryan Burke (@ryburk) set foot in a night club he was on his way to developing a new career path. “I started getting into nightlife and dressing up, and I used photography as a way to connect with other people who performed or dressed up,”
"26.10.2016 02:08:12" ["whpinthestudio"] In their submission to #WHPinthestudio, Daniel Rueda (@drcuerda) and collaborator Anna (@anniset) decided it was time to show that inspiration and fun can be found anywhere. “It’s a form of street painting, using your body. They just went outside and went
"26.10.2016 00:55:09" ["whpinthestudio"] #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker) was drawn to the timelessness of two artisans dyeing thread by hand in Hyderabad, India. “You get the sense that this happened yesterday, today and will continue tomorrow,” she says. “You can
"26.10.2016 00:03:39" ["whpinthestudio"] Pausing on a work in progress, Ruth Speer (@septemberwildflowers) reveals more about her life outside the studio. “If I put my hand there, it wouldn’t work,” says #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker). “There’s a tenderness to it.
"25.10.2016 11:09:41" ["whpinthestudio"] A portrait with big personality extends into real life in this #WHPinthestudio submission from Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Meritxell Soler (@mevisualartist). “It’s playful and fun; I like the expression on her face and the way the hair matches the door,”
"25.10.2016 04:33:04" ["whpinthestudio"] “Dancing and painting have the same creative energy,” says #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker) of this graceful leap set against a skate park in Boston by Smita Jacob (@hoggerandco). Helen also applauds the collaboration on
"25.10.2016 03:02:51" ["whpinthestudio"] A touch of magic in this #WHPinthestudio submission captivated guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker). “She understands that behind an interesting piece of artwork is the mystery of how it’s done,” Helen says of Ruth Meharg’s (@ruthmeharg)
"24.10.2016 18:00:28"  Trees ablaze, pointy hats and black cats — it’s the season of the witch, and Courtney Brooke Hall (@light_witch) could not be happier. “I’ve always dabbled in Wicca. I believe there’s something to be found when you tune into nature,” says the New England
"24.10.2016 01:57:25" ["theweekoninstagram"] A beach photo shoot becomes a pastel dreamscape in this image from Japan by @shiiki_studio. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @shiiki_studio
"24.10.2016 00:06:55" ["theweekoninstagram"] “It is difficult to describe in words what kind of atmosphere prevails in the forest in the fog! Trees and rocks come to life and make the most unusual forms,” says 27-year-old Sergey Vital’evich (@sergey_vitalevich) of his visit to the Crimean Mountains.
"23.10.2016 21:22:01"  Every year, hundreds of doggies (and their humans) rocking clever and elaborate costumes gather in NYC’s Alphabet City neighborhood for the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. We’re on the ground to share some of the best get-ups — and sweetest pooches
"23.10.2016 02:01:21" ["theweekoninstagram"] At the water’s edge, a cat strikes the pose of a tiger stalking prey, only to find its own bright reflection looking back. Keisuke (@kei_tachibana1114) captured this moment in Aoshima Island, Japan, one of the country’s “cat islands.”
Follow along as we
"23.10.2016 00:06:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] While exploring Manisa, Turkey, by bike, Iranian documentary photographer Khashayar Javanmardi (@kjavanmardi) stopped to take in this dynamic scene at Atatürk Kent Park. “At first when I saw the network of ropes I thought it was a kind of sculpture or
"22.10.2016 21:06:22" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Wait a minute ... who’s pushing the swings in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek? As Josh Bailey (@ghostforestco) explored the winding trails and fall colors of a local park, he paused by this swingset. “I’m drawn towards motion, so I naturally look for that when
"22.10.2016 18:00:09" ["tinycanvas"] No #tinycanvas challenge is too great for nail artist Aki Hirayama (@aki_newnail.ny) — even if it involves creating portraits of pop stars or pop artists. “Recently someone asked me to paint all the different faces of Marilyn Monroe on their nails, an
"22.10.2016 01:16:08" ["whpinthestudio"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPinthestudio
The goal of this weekend’s hashtag project is to photograph the places you or a fellow artist go to be creative. The project takes inspiration from London-based artist and guest curator Helen Downie
"21.10.2016 18:00:12"  Baker Olivia Bogacki (@livforcake) turns to cozy, seasonal desserts every time Halloween rolls around. “I love pumpkins, cinnamon, nutmeg — all of these flavors say fall to me,” says Olivia, who is based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Olivia was
"20.10.2016 23:58:15"  All year long, David Whitemyer (@mahikerbiker) visits spooky sites across the country. “My love of history, architecture and exploring new places attracts me to abandoned buildings,” says David, a museum exhibit designer based in Boston. “I treat them
"20.10.2016 22:13:55"  The first time actress and singer Victoria Justice (@victoriajustice) saw “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” she was 11 years old. Flash forward (or do the time warp) 12 years, and Victoria is starring in the new version of the 1970s American cult classic,
"20.10.2016 18:00:19"  You nearly smell the earth and woods in Francine de Mattos’ (@fotografeumaideia) photos. A resident of Salete, a small town of 7,000 people in Santa Catarina, Brazil, she shares snapshots of the region’s scenery. “When I am not taking pictures for work, I
"20.10.2016 02:54:59" ["eyeson"] Ziyah Gafic (@ziyahgafic) has his #EyesOn on a buried past, beneath a landscape once known as Yugoslavia. “I was a teenager during war time,” says the Sarajevo-based photographer, whose world was shattered when his nation was engulfed by ethnic conflict,
"19.10.2016 23:35:18"  Today, singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter (@sabrinacarpenter) is taking us around Nashville, Tennessee — the first stop of a 37-show sold-out tour for her album EVOLution. Tap our profile pic to watch our Instagram story and hang with
"19.10.2016 17:56:31"  It’s ironic, but true — designer Ashley Rose (@ashleyrosecouture) can’t remember the last time she put on a costume for Halloween. “Even as a kid, I didn’t really do Halloween. I was always more fascinated with what other people were wearing.” A little
"19.10.2016 00:56:52" ["whpfreetime"] “We were exploring some of the galleries at the Sharjah Art Foundation in United Arab Emirates, and at the same time looking for spots to take group photos,” says Mark Anthony Hebres (@est0y) of his #WHPfreetime submission, which captures his favorite
"19.10.2016 00:11:37" ["whpfreetime"] “I love the look on his face I was able to capture when he realized what was happening,” says Janelle Darnell (@janelledarnell) of her spontaneous #WHPfreetime submission, which she captioned, “When daddy’s free time is interrupted by hers.”
"18.10.2016 20:00:55"  Starting today, you’ll begin to see Instagram Stories on Explore.
We announced Instagram Stories in August as a new feature for sharing everyday moments. Now, with stories on Explore, it’s easier than ever to discover new stories you’ll want to watch.
"18.10.2016 18:09:48" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world. It’s time to meet this week’s #WeeklyFluff, Mamba (@originalvampirecat). “I love aggressively snuggling with every human I ever meet,” says the “Transylvanian” polydactyl rescue with one adorably spooky overbite. “I also love jumping 6 feet
"18.10.2016 10:30:12" ["whpfreetime"] Seaside lounging in Spain is the perfect way to spend some #WHPfreetime — striped socks optional.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend's hashtag project.
Photo by @venkatesulu
"18.10.2016 03:52:45" ["whpfreetime"] Friends take a sunny joyride in this #WHPfreetime submission from Chicago.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @aj_trela
"18.10.2016 02:49:18" ["whpfreetime"] The goal of #WHPfreetime was to make photos and videos inspired by what you enjoy doing in your spare time — and @sophietivonaillustration rocked it.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
"17.10.2016 18:02:30" ["perfectlyme"] “My version of #PerfectlyMe is letting go of the never-ending fight to be someone else. #PerfectlyMe invites ME back into the equation, not as a form of settling for myself, but as an act of welcoming that self home, accepting her singularities,
"17.10.2016 18:01:02" ["perfectlyme"] Growing up, Jody Heakes (@jdoday) was frequently bullied about her weight. “I remember (now cringingly), in middle school dumbing myself down, pretending not to know things, because I’d decided that I would much rather be labeled as ‘the stupid girl’ than
"17.10.2016 18:00:18" ["perfectlyme"] “I like to think of myself as perfectly imperfect,” says Kelvin Davis II, the founder of Notoriously Dapper (@notoriouslydapper), a body-positive menswear blog. “I find beauty in the daily struggle of accepting yourself and your body. I wanted to show
"17.10.2016 00:50:10" ["theweekoninstagram"] Donald Miralle (@donaldmiralle) was poised to capture the start of a triathlon in Hawaii when this majestic turtle crossed his path. “Since 2000, I’ve been photographing the Ironman World Championship in Kona and taken this underwater angle of the mass
"16.10.2016 23:25:45" ["theweekoninstagram"] David Degner (@degnerd) didn’t need to travel far to find an artful moment in the middle of Cairo. “This is a pretty normal street scene in my neighborhood: cars, people and clothes hanging to dry,” says the photojournalist, who is based in Egypt.
"16.10.2016 18:00:07" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Nacho Rodríguez Perez (@naseke) gave life to 37 balloons at once, all for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. The filmmaker’s celebration of Instagram’s sixth birthday was no easy feat, but the added bonus = his daughter got a kick out of it. Our favorite element is
"16.10.2016 00:58:16" ["theweekoninstagram"] After attending an open ballet class with @cinqballet dancers, Daria Bylbas (@dashabylbas) captured this circle of tutus and pointe shoes. “When I look at this photo, I feel very inspired,” says the student from Moscow. #TheWeekOnInstagram
"16.10.2016 00:08:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Juri Taniguchi (@kotorimi) paused to admire these shimmering, reflecting bubbles during a visit to the Setouchi Triennale, an art festival held on a dozen islands in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from
"15.10.2016 18:00:07"  For traveling fashion photographer and stylist Trevor Stuurman (@trevor_stuurman), home is wherever the Wi-Fi connects. Whether he’s styling a shoot in South Africa or speaking on a panel in Rwanda, he’s an advocate for African fashion and culture. “I
"15.10.2016 03:14:23" ["eyeson"] Camille Seaman (@camilleseaman) has her #EyesOn the Dakota Access Pipeline. “The message I heard over and over when I was growing up was any harm you do to the environment, you’re doing to yourself,” the California-based photographer says. “I felt called
"15.10.2016 01:28:31" ["whpfreetime"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfreetime
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by what you enjoy doing in your spare time.
Here’s how to get started:
Whether it’s a full day or a few minutes in the middle of a hectic schedule, share the
"14.10.2016 18:00:01"  When Jana Douglass (@janaleesbakeshop) graduated from college almost two years ago, she had no idea what she wanted to do — but Jana always loved cooking and baking. “I found a whole community of cookie decorators,” she says. “I always thought, ‘Hey, I
"14.10.2016 03:52:26"  Nico Young (@nicobyoung) wants the world to understand that teenage photographers are a force to be reckoned with. He should know: The 17-year-old had his work published on the cover of The New York Times Magazine — teasing to a 12-page spread inside. “I
"14.10.2016 01:34:09"  Before sculptor Duy Anh Nhan Duc (@duyanhnhanduc) deconstructs nature, every plant included in a piece is patiently examined. “I put myself at its level,” says the self-taught artist based in Paris. “Whether it’s grass or clover, I will get down on the
"13.10.2016 08:06:39"  “Sharing your surfboard with another person is magical,” explains Gabriella Cardoso (@gabiduda.surfduplo). “You have to be in complete harmony.” She and her boyfriend, designer Eduardo Lima, tandem surf — a Hawaiian sport where two surfers balance on the
"13.10.2016 03:45:41" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. This very regal creature, Doug the Pug (@itsdougthepug), is all about Halloween. If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect costume, tap our profile pic to watch our Instagram story, starring Doug! (He’s got you
"12.10.2016 11:19:16" ["whpseeingdouble"] “I draw, I carve, I print. Then repeat,” captions Doğacan Onaran (@dogacanonaran) in her submission to #WHPseeingdouble, taken at home in her studio. Our hashtag project spoke to her process: “It’s the main thing in print making: think the mirror view.
"12.10.2016 04:06:57" ["whpseeingdouble"] Never let go of your club. Two “levitating” golfers hung on tight for Muhammad Solihin’s (@msholihinn) #WHPseeingdouble submission.
Photo by @msholihinn
"12.10.2016 02:57:28" ["whpseeingdouble"] Here, kitty kitty. Two frisky felines basked back-to-back in the sun for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPseeingdouble. “They reminded me of people,” says Constantine (@chuuubaka). “We are all very similar, but at the same time, each of us is
"12.10.2016 00:37:32" ["dayofthegirl", "girlhero"] “I like to think of myself as a sort of Venn diagram because there are so many aspects of me that overlap,” says 17-year-old Faatimah Soloman (@fxxtimxh). “For example, I’m a feminist, I’m American, I’m Sudanese and I live in Saudi Arabia.”
"11.10.2016 17:58:26" ["nationalcomingoutday"] A native New Yorker, 30-year-old iO Tillett Wright was aware at a young age that he was “a little trans kid.” In recent years, the artist-activist has come to reject the social and political constraints of certain labels in favor of a more inclusive — and
"11.10.2016 11:17:40" ["whpseeingdouble"] This #WHPseeingdouble encounter captured by Steffen Fossbakk (@seffis) made us do a double take. How many sheep do you see?
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @seffis
"11.10.2016 04:05:32" ["whpseeingdouble"] Two generations stand together in this #WHPseeingdouble submission from India by Ayçin (@abayrakt).
Photo by @abayrakt
"11.10.2016 03:06:00" ["whpseeingdouble"] The goal of #WHPseeingdouble was to make photos celebrating pairs that mirror one another in obvious or subtle ways. We love this shared moment between two floppy-eared friends at home in Canada taken by Elizabeth Spence (@wellettas).
Follow along for
"10.10.2016 18:01:26"  “Any toy animal that’s sewn in the traditional teddy bear style are ‘Mishki,’ which is Russian for ‘little bear cubs,’” explains Diana Yunusova (@teddydi), a teddy bear artist who lives in St. Petersburg, Russia. “Mishki take many forms and styles, but my
"10.10.2016 00:00:29"  Anthony Zinonos (@anthonyzinonos) describes himself as a sucker for construction paper. “I love the texture and simple colors that it comes in,” the collage artist who lives in Oakland, California, says. “It’s cheap and cheerful, and there is something
"09.10.2016 19:56:56" ["theweekoninstagram"] A tranquil forest frames this quiet moment between Miga, an English setter, and a deer crossing her path. “She loves chasing small squirrels and bunnies but the deer was a big surprise for her,” says Paloma García, Miga’s owner. “I could only take one
"09.10.2016 17:59:51"  Rosa Comes (@rosacomes) captured true teamwork in the tier-by-tier construction of this human tower in Tarragona, Spain. “It’s an incomparable spectacle,” says Rosa, who has attended the Concurs de Castells competition three times. “Even if you don’t
"09.10.2016 02:07:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Visitors to the Tottori Sand Dunes in Japan take in the landscape and larger-than-life clouds. Mitsunari Koyama (@mantaroq) took this photo on a family outing. “I wouldn’t be surprised if the other people there wanted to play in the sand too,” says the
"09.10.2016 01:05:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] This encounter with a three-headed dragon looks like something straight from a fantasy tale, but Anton (@antoxa_mor) made this photo at Safari Park in Lipetsk Oblast, Russia. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @antoxa_mor
"09.10.2016 00:05:13"  Tommy Trenchard (@tommy.trenchard) followed a local octopus hunter into the tidal flats off of Zanzibar to capture this photo revealing life beneath the ocean’s surface. “Trying to keep up was almost impossible amid sea urchins, starfish and sharp coral,”
"08.10.2016 21:01:05" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Looking down at one of the busiest highways in Tehran, Khodayar Ahi (@godyar) “moved” a yellow taxi down the road for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our community.
#Boomerang by @godyar
"08.10.2016 18:01:29"  Jeff McCarthy (@celebsonsandwiches) prefers his sandwiches with a side of celebrity. “The idea came to me, naturally, while eating a sandwich,” says the 29-year-old artist, whose sketches match superstars with meals that fit their personalities — from Sia
"08.10.2016 00:29:31" ["whpseeingdouble"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPseeingdouble
The goal this weekend is to make photos celebrating pairs that mirror one another — in obvious or subtle ways.
Here’s how to get started:
Keep an eye out for lookalike couples, and think outside the box. Seek out
"07.10.2016 18:00:03"  Cairo-born photographer Christina Rizk (@christinarizk) characterizes herself as a visual person, more assured when making pictures than when talking about them. “I’ve always struggled with words,” she says, “which is funny because I speak four
"07.10.2016 03:20:19" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll means inspiring younger generations to say, ‘Hey, I can do that too!’” says model Dilone (@_dilone), who walked in the Kenzo (@kenzo) show at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. “There have always been diverse models,” she says, citing Naomi
"07.10.2016 00:18:52" ["madetocreate"] If Lacy Van Court had a soundtrack to her life, Guy Clark would be the headliner. She named her business Die Trying TX (@dietryingtx) after one of his songs. “It’s kind of cheesy, but ‘Die Tryin’ is a beautiful song, and I think it sums up my general
"06.10.2016 18:25:15" ["myinstagramlogo"] Viviana Herrera’s #myinstagramlogo stars her station after prepping homemade noodles. If only we could cook up and taste her creation.
Today, we’re celebrating our golden birthday. Can you believe Instagram is six years old? This #myinstagramlogo by
"06.10.2016 18:23:34" ["myinstagramlogo"] Over 100 buttons, beads and other found objects went into Giulia Ripamonti’s remix of our app’s logo. During the day, Giulia works as a graphic designer in Milan, but her free time is spent crafting with unexpected materials.
Today, we’re celebrating our
"06.10.2016 18:00:04" ["myinstagramlogo"] It started with meringue crumbs. They make up the center of Aygul Bedretdinova’s #myinstagramlogo. The Moscow-based graphic designer set up this sweet scene at a recent InstaMeet. “I love that it’s so bright and positive,” says Aygul of our logo’s look.
"06.10.2016 06:59:33" ["eyeson"] Zackary Canepari (@canepari_til_i_die) has his #EyesOn Flint, Michigan. “All I ever really wanted to do was be a photographer. I was a reluctant filmmaker,” he says. “The deeper I got into making films, the more I dragged still photography along with me
"05.10.2016 04:21:20"  “One thing that sets me apart is my style — my unique filming style and acting style,” says theatrically trained actor Andrew Bachelor, better known as @kingbach. After graduating from Florida State University with a business degree, he attended a
"05.10.2016 03:18:14" ["boomerang", "whplocallegends"] Residents of Mohali, India, can thank this local potter for his clay creations that they’ll use to celebrate the upcoming festival Diwali. “It was a fascinating sight as the clay was molding into recognizable objects,” says Abhinav Purohit
"05.10.2016 02:26:59" ["whplocallegends"] A Turkish bagel seller brings this scene on the water to life. Hasan ilkay Özduman (@hasanilkay) captured a photo of this local legend in Istanbul for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPlocallegends.
Photo by @hasanilkay
"04.10.2016 17:58:45" ["weeklyfluff"] World, get ready to fall hard for floppy-eared Dean (@deanthebasset) — our #WeeklyFluff. This two-year-old hound is all about a good nap at home in Toronto, but he also loves to get outside with his humans. Everyone’s feed could use a little more Dean, so
"04.10.2016 16:16:43" ["whplocallegends"] “It’s always great to see someone that has such a natural style in his look and in his art,” says @this.is.nuno.da.silva about NYC-based photographer Louis Mendes, pictured in this submission to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPlocallegends.
"04.10.2016 05:05:56" ["whplocallegends"] In one of our favorite submissions to #WHPlocallegends, Ciprian (@cvladulescu) shows us how this local shepherd is as much a fixture in Rupea, Romania’s landscape as the ancient architecture that crowns its hilltops.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"04.10.2016 03:27:05" ["whplocallegends"] The goal of #WHPlocallegends was to celebrate the people in your community that stand out and make it a great place to live.
Paco Toris (@pacotoris) photographed this local artist whose colorful textiles help give Chiapas, Mexico, its vibrancy.
"03.10.2016 18:00:59"  “It’s like a dialogue between me and the place,” says California resident Carlos Almeida (@sketchviews) of his signature black-and-white sketches, which often depict urban scenes from his travels. “I like to take the time to understand a place — to absorb
"03.10.2016 00:00:53" ["roshhashana"] “I can see something else,” says Israeli food artist Lital Rozenshtein (@litalrozenshtein). “Most of the time it’s a surprise, even for me.” The mother of two travels to her local market in Tel Aviv every day seeking inspiration. Right now for
"02.10.2016 20:01:28" ["theweekoninstagram"] Two towering boats preside over a moody beach. Denis Moura (@denismoura) found this scene in Praça das Bandeiras, Brazil. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @denismoura
"02.10.2016 17:59:08" ["theweekoninstagram"] Kiana Hayeri (@kianahayeri) found this contemplative moment when she and a friend arrived at the Niavaran Palace in Tehran. “I saw the light and reflection, and an opportunity for a dynamic and complex photo,” says the photojournalist.
Follow along as we
"02.10.2016 01:05:56" ["theweekoninstagram"] Anika Meier (@gert_pauly) traveled from Hamburg to Berlin to see a live performance of “Angst II” for herself. “I liked the quiet parts the most — when everything was calm, when the people watching the performance were focused on the dancing and slow
"02.10.2016 00:00:55" ["theweekoninstagram"] + = ❤
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @shibainu_non
"01.10.2016 21:02:11" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] An eager cup of coffee and a slice of cheesecake fueled a five-hour road trip — and our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Before taking a 1,864-mile (3,000-kilometer) trip across the Ukraine to connect with local Instagrammers, Artem Melnichuk (@parabellumm) and his
"01.10.2016 18:00:24"  You might not guess it from the plant-based meals on @chocolateforbasil, but Jerrelle Guy, 26, is an omnivore. When she met her partner, who is a vegetarian for health reasons, she started cooking meatless meals that satisfied comfort-food cravings. “I’m
"01.10.2016 02:21:49" ["whplocallegends"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPlocallegends
The goal this weekend is to celebrate local legends — the people in your community that stand out and make it a great place to live.
Here’s how to get started:
Strike up a conversation with someone you see every
"30.09.2016 18:01:27"  When Jonna Jinton (@jonnajinton) calls, the cattle come running — literally. “I like to think that maybe something deep inside them would remember the sounds from ancient times,” says the 27-year-old from Sweden of this centuries-old singing technique
"29.09.2016 23:55:16"  Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (@davidortiz) will suit up for his final regular season baseball game of his 20-year career this weekend. “Boston took me in like I was one of their own,” David says. “I feel like this city has made me the man I am
"29.09.2016 00:29:41" ["eyeson"] Lauren DeCicca (@deciccaphoto) has her #EyesOn the people experiencing Myanmar’s economic transition. The American documentary photographer first arrived to Yangon three years ago: “I moved there two months after the first ATM came to Yangon. The city has
"28.09.2016 21:18:02"  “I feel like I’ve packed a few years of great experiences into just a handful of months on a bike,” says 29-year-old photographer Tyler Metcalfe (@tylermetcalfe), who recently completed a 4,290-mile (6,904-kilometer) cross-country bike trip across
"28.09.2016 05:45:48" ["whplightplay"] “Just another spontaneous capture of my pup, Momo, reminding me to pause and appreciate the simplest things,” says Cin (@mobibear), Momo’s owner, who submitted this image of her dog soaking up the sun for last weekend’s hashtag project,
"28.09.2016 04:27:31" ["whplightplay"] Passers-by in Lodz, Poland, admire a shower of colorful ribbons in golden light in this #WHPlightplay submission by 22-year-old student Marcin Stempień (@nesquik09).
Photo by @nesquik09
"28.09.2016 03:20:04" ["whplightplay"] Light became a winged creature in @lenzilla_happy’s playful take on last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPlightplay.
Photo by @lenzilla_happy
"27.09.2016 17:58:31" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Kerimcan (@catkerimcan) is a calico cat who loves lounging on laps and sticking out a very long . This kitty was abandoned at a shelter after a shoulder dislocation, but more than two years after being adopted,
"27.09.2016 06:28:09" ["whplightplay"] Daniel Cerejo (@dcerejo) captured a moment of levitation in a streak of light for #WHPlightplay.
Photo by @dcerejo
"27.09.2016 05:22:45" ["whplightplay"] A single beam straight to the ❤— Héctor (@hectorlovall) found the light in Spain, leading to this #WHPlightplay submission.
Photo by @hectorlovall
"27.09.2016 03:35:04" ["whplightplay"] Aizhar Alih (@aizharalih) captured the essence of #WHPlightplay by elevating a triangle of light into a sidewalk encounter.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions this week.
Photo by @aizharalih
"27.09.2016 02:16:47"  Last weekend, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture opened in Washington, DC, a hundred years after the concept was first proposed and nearly 13 years since Congress authorized its construction. Hollywood stars, community
"26.09.2016 18:01:14"  Keisuke Inagaki (@keinagaki) is the owner and chef of an Italian restaurant in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, but he is best known for crafting intricate pancake art. Keisuke started flipping pancakes in 2014 and now has a portfolio that ranges from
"25.09.2016 23:11:53" ["theweekoninstagram"] This blissful water-prancing pup was spotted by Eugeni Simó Queralt (@ultraheroi) at the end of a fun-filled day in Catalonia. “When I saw the happiness of the dog in the water, I caught that amazing and funny moment,” he says. “Platja del Trabucador and
"25.09.2016 18:02:16" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] According to architecture student Karl Ndieli (@karl_shakur), our #BoomerangOfTheWeek was taken from one of the best stargazing spots in Kansas. ✨ As the sun went down, he and his classmate Sita (pictured) hand-picked wild sunflowers, sewed them into her
"25.09.2016 01:52:49" ["theweekoninstagram"] A lush red lake and a patterned shirt to match — Majid Saeedi (@majidsaeedi) captured this moment shared by a mother and her daughter at Lake Urmia, a salty lake located in Iran. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @majidsaeedi
"25.09.2016 00:27:41" ["theweekoninstagram"] A boy takes the plunge in a rural Bengal village in this photo captured by Monica Tiwari (@monicatiwari). “My travels in India leave me awed at her beauty, and this is just one of the scenes I was fortunate enough to witness and capture,” says the
"24.09.2016 21:28:14" ["tvyounghollywood", "boomerang"] For Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) and Presley Gerber (@presleygerber) — siblings whose mother is legendary supermodel Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) — modeling is on a very short list of things they have in common. “We are so not similar,” says Presley, who
"24.09.2016 18:00:08"  Born to a single mom and raised by his grandmother, Christian Rodríguez’s (@christian_foto) world and work has always centered around women. “My mother had me when she was 17 years old, one of my sisters was a mother at the age of 16 — this reality has
"24.09.2016 02:49:17"  For artistic director Donatella Versace (@donatella_versace), inspiration comes from women whose lives are complex — much like hers. “I am always thinking about a woman who flies high in her career, she has her family, her friends, her social life, her
"23.09.2016 23:52:12" ["whplightplay"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPlightplay
Get out your glow sticks, lanterns and any other surprising sources of light you can find. The goal this weekend is to make darkness come alive in your pictures and videos.
Here’s how to get started:
Trace swirls or
"23.09.2016 03:48:09" ["madetocreate"] Aaron Caddel has had a love affair with carbs for as long as he can remember. Two years ago, he opened the first Mr. Holmes Bakehouse (@mrholmesbakehouse), a pastry palace filled with out-of-the-box treats like strawberry- and jasmine tea-filled doughnuts
"23.09.2016 00:02:52"  “An adventure means not knowing what to expect next,” says Tobias Meyer (@cosmokoala). The 22-year-old, who works as a photo assistant in Bern, Switzerland, is not a fan of a planned-out life — staying spontaneous and making memories are the driving
"22.09.2016 21:13:26"  TV producer and writer Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) has been writing stories since before she could spell. “I used to dictate stories into a tape recorder and try to get my mom to type them up,” says the woman behind hits like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “How
"22.09.2016 00:16:37"  In the age of 14 million pixels, Jean-Jacques Calbayrac (@gameboycameraman) requires 128. Jean-Jacques, a photographer and gamer, roams the streets of London with his Game Boy Camera, a cartridge that attaches to the classic Nintendo game. “It was
"21.09.2016 18:09:16" ["tinycanvas"] For 30 years, Marian Newman (@mariannewman) has been making nails her #tinycanvas at London Fashion Week, and in that time, she’s used unconventional materials, including beetle wings, ice, graphite and thorns. “I love the challenge of making anything
"21.09.2016 10:56:20" ["wwim14"] “Food is an important part of my culture. It’s always about bringing family and friends together,” says Emmanuel Carvajal Hernández (@emmanuelcarvajal), who made this photo during #WWIM14 in Mexico’s Parque Tangamanga. “I met these Instagrammers that day,
"21.09.2016 05:32:12" ["wwim14"] “Everyone loves pies,” says Suhendra (@xhdrx) of the inspiration behind this trio of friends with pies for eyes during the #WWIM14 in Banda, Aceh, Indonesia. “We gathered in Blang Padang Park because there are many food sellers there.”
Photo by @xhdrx
"21.09.2016 03:19:35" ["wwim14"] The secret ingredient for this meetup in Dubai? Teamwork. “Every single person brings their own flavor to the table, so when we all work together as a team our results are successful — exactly like a burger with all its ingredients,” says Ahmad Al Rais
"20.09.2016 23:59:38"  Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) takes to the streets of his hometown Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to document the fruit stands and the shoe shiners, the young and the old, the delivery boys and the shopkeepers — and everything in between. “I look for people with a
"20.09.2016 18:15:09" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Princess Pumpkin (@pumpkinthepocketalpaca) is a sweet and lovable lady who defied the odds. Pumpkin weighed just 5.5 pounds (2.5 kilograms) when she was born, but after much TLC, this little fighter is thriving at
"20.09.2016 11:07:47" ["wwim14"] In Singapore, @desmondoteo lined up a few friends to make his chopsticks appear larger than life.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #WWIM14 this week.
Photo by @desmondoteo
"20.09.2016 04:57:22"  Cheers to Silvano Ballone (@s.ballone.photography) for sharing this -inspired picnic from Hamburg, Germany.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from Worldwide InstaMeet 14 this week.
Photo by @s.ballone.photography
"20.09.2016 03:43:57" ["boomerang", "wwim14"] Last weekend, people around the world gathered for #WWIM14 to celebrate the diversity of food and its ability to bring us together. We love the energy in this Boomerang, captured by @pacarhalal in Medan, Indonesia.
Check out #WWIM14 to see how our amazing
"19.09.2016 23:59:38" ["fashionillustrated"] Every time illustrator Alessandra Genualdo (@agenualdo) takes her English setter for a walk at home in London, she collects twigs, sprigs, pine needles and wildflowers along the way. “I always need to be surrounded by something that I find inspiring and
"19.09.2016 18:16:31"  Growing up in Kolkata, Ronny Sen (@ronnysen) had no particular ambition to be anything. Before long, though, he realized he had stories to tell — and soon discovered a medium to tell them in. “I was quite drawn towards photography,” says Ronny, 29, now a
"18.09.2016 23:49:12" ["theweekoninstagram"] Fuka Kamata (@fuka_09) traveled to Seurasaari, an island in Finland, and met this furry friend. “The squirrel approached me to eat the nuts that I had. Then came another one. It was a precious experience for me!” says Fuka, who lives in Japan — and
"18.09.2016 18:00:57" ["theweekoninstagram"] For a trip to Brazil’s Lagoa Misteriosa (Mysterious Lagoon), Stefania Kreitlon and Helder Góes (@trouxedela) packed an alligator mask. “The view instantly reminded me of the magic realism of Gabriel García Márquez, due to the unreal and improbable scenery
"18.09.2016 02:02:18" ["theweekoninstagram"] Spotted outside of Delhi: a rainbow of outfits on the move. “I was struck by the colors of their clothes against the green of the road,” says Allison Joyce (@allisonsarahjoyce), a photojournalist from Boston who is currently working in India and
"18.09.2016 01:08:14" ["theweekoninstagram"] Eugene Ishmuratov (@inkloyd) captured this balanced landscape — and balanced adventurer — near the village of Krasnaya Polyana, outside of Sochi, Russia. “I pulled back from the bridge to show the scale of the place,” says Eugene. “It was my first trip to
"18.09.2016 00:01:34" ["theweekoninstagram"] Sit back, relax and enjoy this Barcelona sunset with María Sanz (@piensaenverdes), who has called the city home for the past four years. “This is a hill where some bunkers from the Spanish Civil War still remain,” María says. “In the middle of the crowd
"17.09.2016 21:03:33" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] While Italian student Paolo Pasi (@paolopasi98) was visiting the town of Pavia, he stumbled upon this end-of-summer celebration with a late-night fireworks display. They’re dancing just for us in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to
"17.09.2016 18:00:29" ["boomerang"] As athletes competing for Brazil (@ocpboficial) in the Paralympics, Mateus Evangelista (@mateusvangelista), Veronica Hipolito (@vehipolito) and Yohansson Nascimento (@yohanssonf) are proud to show off the medals they earned at the games this week in Rio
"17.09.2016 02:57:20"  The man who made this piece of art began drawing five years ago. Even more impressive: he taught himself, without the help of any teacher or tutorial. “At a certain point in my life I was looking for new challenges, and I focused on illustrations,” says
"16.09.2016 23:35:39" ["wwim14"] It’s here! Worldwide InstaMeet 14 is happening this weekend. Tens of thousands of people around the world will gather and celebrate our theme — food! — through sunrise breakfasts, cooking classes and other fun feasts.
However you decide to take part,
"16.09.2016 17:59:55"  When she travels, Kelly Angood keeps her eyes peeled on the produce section of local grocery stores. Yes, she loves fruit — but she also loves adding to her growing collection of fruit stickers from around the world, which she faithfully documents on
"16.09.2016 00:20:03"  Whether it’s a tearful intervention or a gleeful prom party, photojournalist Brittany Greeson (@brittanygreeson) captures the rawness of life. “I grew up with a single mom and we went through a lot together. I would see her cry over bills. My dad was an
"15.09.2016 18:00:20"  By day, Nikolai Tolstyh (@n_tolstyh) works as a journalist in Izhevsk, Russia, chronicling the latest developments in his region. In his free time, the 29-year-old captures the countryside’s structures that have survived his nation’s past. “I am drawn to
"15.09.2016 03:07:16" ["mystory", "mystoryau"] “#MyStory is about inspiring others to try something new.” —Ainslee Costa (@mysuburbanfarm), a woodworker from Melbourne, Australia, who runs an asphalt-paving business by day and uses her downtime to craft handmade spoons and crochet hooks.
“I have no
"15.09.2016 00:06:08"  Kadir Nelson (@kadirnelson) searches for subjects who demonstrate the strength of the human spirit, and then pours all of that energy onto the canvas. “If I aspire to be strong, or intellectually, emotionally and spiritually strong, I’m going to put that
"14.09.2016 18:13:35" ["eyeson"] Documentary photographer and video reporter Ahmad Mousa (@ahmadmousa) has his #EyesOn Iraq. “Many people around the world who don’t know much about Iraq hear the name and they think of it as a war zone because of what they see and read in the news,” the
"14.09.2016 05:04:35" ["whpstyle"] “It’s everything about childhood — the summer holiday, dressing up in mom’s clothes,” says guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up) of @aliashollygolightly’s submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPstyle — which celebrated all forms of
"14.09.2016 04:16:42" ["whpstyle"] “There’s a very joyful humor, even though she looks serious,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up) of this eye-catching submission by @olilet. “What a wonderful take on the assignment, to add these wonderful touches
"14.09.2016 02:59:15" ["whpstyle"] “There’s magic and fantasy,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), of this submission to last weekend’s hashtag project by @romdilon. “It’s like I’m in that space, and I feel the wind.”
Photo by @romdilon
"14.09.2016 01:30:42" ["madetocreate"] Ladybug Fortune Cookie Company (@lb_fortune) was dreamed up on a date. Los Angeles-based Helen Shamoyan was out for Chinese food, and the meal ended with a fortune cookie — she wished hers was covered in chocolate and coconut, her husband imagined his had
"13.09.2016 22:31:09"  Today, our Instagram story is a day in the life of Lady Gaga (@ladygaga), who is out promoting “Perfect Illusion,” her first new pop song in three years. “This record is about me personally as I bring the woman I was in the past into the woman I’ll be in
"13.09.2016 21:37:35" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Get ready for this week’s dose of #WeeklyFluff that’s full of puppy power. Meet 7-month-old golden retriever Clark (of the @adventures_of_pippa_and_clark) who is known for his trust falls that quickly turn into a cuddle session. For more
"13.09.2016 05:02:00" ["whpstyle"] This fearless fashion moment from the streets of San Antonio, Texas, was captured by @ben.210 for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPstyle. “This immediately reminds me of NYC as I was growing up,” says photographer and guest curator Anka Itskovich
"13.09.2016 04:02:58" ["whpstyle"] “The attitude, the graphics — he thought of every single detail,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), of this submission full of geometric shapes by @thirdworldhippy, taken in Nairobi, Kenya.
Follow along as we
"13.09.2016 03:11:17" ["whpstyle"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project was to celebrate all forms of fashion. The project took inspiration from photographer and guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), who selected some of her favorite submissions for #WHPstyle. Her first
"13.09.2016 00:19:33"  Ahmed (@mesopotami) believes in the power of storytelling and creativity. “When we first landed in America, I didn’t really know exactly where I belonged,” says the 18-year-old, who was born in Iraq but spent two years as a refugee in Syria before his
"12.09.2016 18:00:11"  A Note from Kevin Systrom (@kevin):
When Mike and I first created Instagram, we wanted it to be a welcoming community where people could share their lives. Images have the ability to inspire and bring out the best in us, whether they are funny, sad or
"12.09.2016 00:40:36"  For Kerby Jean-Raymond (@kerbito), fashion shows are a chance to invite viewers into the life and mind of a designer. “I tend to break from the typical fashion show format because I always found it boring and sterile,” says the designer of his show for
"11.09.2016 21:07:02" ["wwim14"] Picture this: You’re eating local Venezuelan cuisine on a farm in Mérida, learning tricks of the photography trade, while spending time with friends, old and new. Sound too good to be true? Think again. #WWIM14 is happening September 17-18, and
"11.09.2016 19:03:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Those are horns from a political rally, held in Kolkata. “Brigade Parade Ground is a vast open space in the heart of chaotic Kolkata,” says local photojournalist Subrata Biswas (@subratabsws) who took this picture right after a heavy rain. “Just like
"11.09.2016 18:00:18" ["theweekoninstagram"] This week, Frankfurt is getting a little greener. Marcus Wagner (@mr.wgnr), a local marketing manager, was stopped in traffic when he saw this leafy artwork in progress in the city’s Nordend district. “Only two days later, the building and painting was
"11.09.2016 01:18:17" ["theweekoninstagram"] When Reda Bouzid (@rreedar) saw this herd of goats and sheep being led across a beach in the Moroccan port city of Essaouira, he thought of two words: “All together.” The college student says, “I found it amazing how these different types of animals could
"11.09.2016 00:01:09" ["theweekoninstagram"] Joonas Linkola (@joonaslinkola) found this spot nestled in the mountains on a 10-day road trip through Finland and Norway. “I have always dreamt about having a summer cottage on an island, and this particular one just raised my eyebrows. It was like my
"10.09.2016 21:01:19" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] An eye-catching butterfly stopped to show off in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek! Twenty-three-year-old Rita Louis (@ritalouis005) from Kerala, India, took this Boomerang while spending the afternoon in a park filled with these winged beauties.
"10.09.2016 18:00:48" ["fashionillustrated"] For designer Tanya Taylor (@tanyataylor), each new collection begins on a canvas. “Painting is when I feel the most free and imaginative,” says Tanya, who showed her latest collection at New York Fashion Week on Friday. “It allows me to experiment with
"10.09.2016 02:59:02" ["standup2cancer"] When Mitch Carbon (@carbo_nation) was diagnosed with a rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia at 13, he found solace in comedy. “Humor was a window to my old life, pre-cancer,” says Mitch, now 18 and a lifelong fan of “Saturday Night Live.” “It gave me
"10.09.2016 00:07:05" ["whpstyle"] Weekend Hasthag Project: #WHPstyle
The goal this weekend is to celebrate personal style. Our project takes inspiration from photographer Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), who makes portraits of New York City pedestrians that catch her eye. “I focus on
"09.09.2016 21:12:52" ["nationalteddybearday", "madetocreate"] Take a trip back to childhood with Tatyana Moskalenko’s (@birth_bears) lovable creatures to celebrate #NationalTeddyBearDay. It all started with a simple sketch. “I designed my first teddy bear on paper, and then I tried to sew it using textiles and
"09.09.2016 17:59:48" ["fanartfriday"] Actress Lupita Nyong’o’s (@lupitanyongo) #FanArtFriday series started on a whim. “I think the first fan art I saw was an illustration of me in my red cape after the Golden Globes in 2014,” says Lupita, seen here with a piece by artist Donald Robertson
"09.09.2016 03:03:10"  Photographing the backstage frenzy at New York Fashion Week is a significant change of scene and pace for Cassidy Araiza (@cassidy_araiza). “I love going to desolate locations like Sleepy Hollow, and I have an obsession with Coney Island,” the
"09.09.2016 00:23:10"  As a competitive college tennis player, Andrés Bella (@andresbellaart) used his rackets to smash shots past opponents on the court. With a pro career no longer in his sights, he’s gotten creative with the equipment he grew up with. “I’m still stringing
"08.09.2016 18:00:52"  Calligrapher David Grimes (@masgrimes) turned his passion for design and typography into a career, but his love for gymnastics and parkour found its way into his writing: “I like to think that landing a jump is the same as landing a nib on paper — softly,
"08.09.2016 05:51:53" ["whpwilderness"] ? ? “Don’t get too close to this rare species or she might lick you to death,” writes Aly Brown (@alyfromuk2us) of California who made this photo of her dog, Paddie, for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness. “If it makes you smile, then my goal
"08.09.2016 04:40:46" ["whpwilderness"] “The bands of light were so bright and colorful and moved so quickly that I could hardly believe it was real,” says photographer Michael Matti (@michaelmatti) of his submission to #WHPwilderness, a time-lapse taken beneath the northern lights. “I like
"08.09.2016 03:10:22" ["whpwilderness"] Ready, set, GO! Romain Esteban (@romestebanr) shared this image of children racing in the sunlight of Catalonia, Spain's mountains for #WHPwilderness.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s project.
"07.09.2016 23:59:15"  Twenty-eight-year-old Natasha Ksenzhuk (@natali_pauta) dove into her passion for food photography while on maternity leave with her two-year-old son, Sasha. Today, the former furniture designer from Belarus is editor-in-chief of @honestfoodmagazine. “I
"07.09.2016 18:21:54"  Farhad Rahman’s (@md_farhad_rahman) work lives at the intersection of travel and photography, but that doesn’t mean he’s churning out simple photographic souvenirs. “Tourists always have preconceptions about places, which definitely detracts from actual
"07.09.2016 06:10:30" ["whpwilderness"] A swimmer makes perfect rings in the crystal-clear water of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This serene moment was captured by @buckycalloway in his submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness.
Photo by @buckycalloway
"07.09.2016 04:22:08" ["whpwilderness"] Kyle Huber (@asenseofhuber) took us on a foggy jog in San Francisco’s Mount Davidson Park for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite photos and videos celebrating the outdoors this week.
"07.09.2016 03:05:21" ["whpwilderness"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness, was to get outside and make photos and videos celebrating the natural world — like this photo from @lenonjames, which brought a burst of light and energy to a forest clearing.
Follow along as we
"06.09.2016 19:21:52" ["weeklyfluff"] It’s that time again, Instagram! We’re popping up for your dose of #WeeklyFluff. Meet @j__dada, a family of seven frisky felines who hail from South Korea. For more sweet and crazy kitty antics, follow @j__dada.
"06.09.2016 05:46:45"  “Photography is such an amazing tool to be able to immediately engage people,” says Thom Pierce (@thom.pierce). “You can pull them into a story that they wouldn’t necessarily engage with in another way.” A British photographer based in Cape Town, Thom
"05.09.2016 18:00:07"  Architecture student Karen Cantú (@karencantuq) imagines a world where volcanos erupt in a rainbow of colors and ladybugs climb landmarks. Based in Monterrey, Mexico, Karen’s surreal images are inspired by a hashtag project on @instagrames that sought to
"05.09.2016 02:28:34" ["fromwhereirun"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #FromWhereIRun. “It is a great way to see trails from all over the world from different road and trail runners,” says Nic Tinworth
"04.09.2016 21:48:24" ["eyeson"] Brendan Hoffman (@hoffmanbrendan) has his #EyesOn the former Soviet Union. Three years ago, the American photojournalist moved to Moscow, and then to Kiev, where he continues to study the “complex histories” of the region. “Events that took place long ago
"04.09.2016 19:00:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] “This cat was looking at the sea in a very poetic way. He or she isn’t my cat, but we made a connection,” says Sandra Martínez (@sandrachan_), a freelance photographer and self-proclaimed dog person from Zaragoza, Spain. “In my imagination, the cat jumps
"04.09.2016 17:59:44" ["theweekoninstagram"] Itziar Ceberio (@babyrural) and her family had a heyday (see what we did there?) when they spotted this scene on the last day of their road trip through France. “The smallest one had a rag doll; my child found it very sweet,” says Itziar, who is an art
"04.09.2016 01:59:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] Spotted: Two red pandas in a tree reminding the world of the importance of friendship, nature and a good ol’ nap. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @sakus235
"04.09.2016 00:58:01" ["theweekoninstagram"] Hats off to Janice Cameron (@4jan4) for catching this double-take moment in Newtown, Australia. “I love that my daughter, my dog and I got to create an image together,” says Janice, a designer and photography teacher by trade, who asked the two to pause
"04.09.2016 00:02:47" ["theweekoninstagram"] When life hands you an open road and a fallen tree tunnel, you hop on your longboard — in leather booties. Anthony Garcia (@anthaang) snapped this sun-drenched shot of his girlfriend Rebecca Granados (@reeebecky) in Sequoia National Park: “One of the most
"03.09.2016 20:56:22" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] “Today we climbed into plastic balls, got really sweaty and scored some awesome back heel goals” = the caption Josh Morrison (@moshjorrison), the bubble on the right, wrote for this #BoomerangOfTheWeek, taken at a trampoline park in Queensland, Australia.
"03.09.2016 18:00:12" ["myinstagramlogo"] Since the Instagram logo received a makeover last May, we’ve been inspired how community members like Cristina Colli (@c_colli) make the app’s new look come to life. With 40 minutes, 40 flowers and one cup of tea, Cristina, a photographer and artist from
"03.09.2016 00:16:30" ["whpwilderness"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPwilderness
Get outside! The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that celebrate our wild world through landscapes, animal images and surprising moments in nature — like this one by @bylandorbysea.
Here’s how to get
"02.09.2016 21:46:57" ["fashionillustrated"] People and the clothes they wear are Beth Fraser’s (@befraser) inspiration to exaggerate and play. “I find the human body fascinating because there’s so much diversity,” says Beth, a 23-year-old fashion illustrator who lives in London. “Drawing allows
"02.09.2016 18:01:18" ["wwim14"] “We’re looking forward to spending the day with old and new friends, celebrating this community we’ve created around a passion for food and photography,” says Steffi Crivellaro (@steffi_daydreamer), who’s hosting a #WWIM14 InstaMeet with Rosella Degori
"02.09.2016 03:21:12" ["fashionillustrated"] In the groovy universe that fashion illustrator Isabelle Feliu (@isabellefeliu) creates through her drawings and paintings, a rainbow of nudes can model handbags, a muse with a white galaxy on her dress dances with a tiger, and mermaids wear blue ballet
"02.09.2016 00:04:06"  Even on the streets of Harajuku, brimming with eye-catching outfits, Japanese model Haruka Kurebayashi (@kurebayashiii) stands out from the crowds. She’s known for her “Decora” (short for “decorative”) style of fashion — a kaleidoscope of “kawaii” (cute)
"01.09.2016 21:22:19" ["boomerang"] Toast the Eggos and turn on the Christmas lights: the cast of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are gearing up for more adventures after their ‘80s-infused sci-fi show got renewed for a new season. Here, three cast members predict what their characters will be
"01.09.2016 18:00:39" ["internationalprimateday"] Perched as high as 210 feet (64 meters) up in the rainforest canopy, photographer and filmmaker Mattias Klum (@mattiasklumofficial) patiently waits to meet “the man of the forest” — the Malay meaning of orangutan. For the last three decades, he has
"01.09.2016 02:59:08"  Earl Grey tea, crystalized violet, passion fruit, ginger — there’s no limit to what confectionary wizard Oonagh Simms (@themarshmallowist) whips into her gourmet marshmallows. “With marshmallows you can be as experimental as you want to be,” says Oonagh,
"01.09.2016 00:01:25" ["fashionillustrated"] “Flowers are never perfect,” says KT Smail (@ktsmail), whose fashion illustrations often feature vivid blooms. “The key to a great floral is not making it too perfect or symmetrical.” Whether KT’s florals fill a whole page or appear as a backdrop for
"31.08.2016 22:16:19" ["eyeson"] Pierre Terdjman (@pierreterdjman) has his #EyesOn the streets of the world. “It’s so nice to capture these spontaneous moments,” says the French photographer and co-founder of Dysturb (@dysturb), a photojournalism project that looks to paste large-format
"31.08.2016 18:00:06"  Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy’s smile or into every detail of your friend’s new shirt.
Over the past six months, you’ve seen many exciting changes come to
"31.08.2016 10:54:04" ["whpdrawit"] World, meet Lal. He’s Samuel Jurcic’s (@lookoflal) trusted canine companion and muse. Through the magic of Instagram Stories’ drawing tools, Samuel turned this handsome pooch into a space cadet for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPdrawit.
"31.08.2016 05:40:51" ["whpdrawit"] Desirée De León (@dcossyle) reimagines what tiny, everyday objects are capable of communicating. “As a young girl, I performed with a Mexican folklórico group outside of Chicago for eight years. Seeing the folds of the pencil shavings immediately reminded
"31.08.2016 04:24:04" ["whpdrawit"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPdrawit, was to make photos and videos come to life with original drawings. Jon Burgerman (@jonburgerman) used the markers on Instagram Stories to transform an ordinary passenger into a happy bunny on the
"31.08.2016 00:01:54" ["fashionillustrated"] Samuel Harrison (@samuelharrisonart) loves the theatrical nature of fashion. “For me it’s all a way of expressing something or capturing an essence, an attitude,” the 21-year-old fashion illustrator, who lives in London, says. “I particularly like
"30.08.2016 18:19:09" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff: Moo is the pup going bananas for the hose, while Penny (left) and Vinny (right) wait for the right moment to join in. Along with their other rescued and foster brothers and sisters — including @roofusandkilo — this
"30.08.2016 11:27:25" ["whpdrawit"] Seen and heard in the Ukraine: a mystery UFO landing in broad daylight, drawn (and scored) by @metrique_official for #WHPdrawit.
Video by @metrique_official
"30.08.2016 05:30:41" ["whpdrawit"] Sea Monster! We owe this sighting in Boston’s Charles River to Eric Latimer (@epekho).
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPdrawit.
Photo illustration by @epekho
"30.08.2016 03:27:23" ["boomerang", "whpdrawit"] This weekend, Julia Blease (@juliablease) combined her Instagram story drawing skills with a Boomerang bubble to make a #WHPdrawit submission that truly pops.
Stay tuned for more of our favorite images from the project.
#Boomerang by @juliablease
"30.08.2016 02:00:33" ["genewilder"] “Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.” RIP #GeneWilder
Video by @theartistshag
"30.08.2016 00:13:04"  “Life is not just about winning and losing — it’s about developing and growing along the way,” says tennis champion and men’s singles number one Novak Djokovic (@djokernole), the top seeded contender at the US Open, kicking off this week in New York City.
"29.08.2016 17:59:38" ["fashionillustrated"] Illustrator Jaesuk Kim (@jaesukkim) creates whimsical, swirling gowns for his imaginary muses — he calls them his “SusuGirls.” It always starts with a silhouette. “I add shapes, lines and textures spontaneously to create an abstract and fluid form to
"29.08.2016 06:17:44" ["vmas"] Tonight, the @mtv Video Music Awards are happening in New York City. Beyoncé is there. Plus Kanye and Rihanna and... Come to think of it, most of the music world will be in attendance. So sit back, relax and check out our Instagram story, where we’ll be
"28.08.2016 20:34:36" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I like to stage shapes with unusual settings to create a unique and original picture,” says Tony Noël (@tony_noel), who collaborates with friends to show off impressive stunts and stunning views of his home city of Lyon, France. We love this moment of
"28.08.2016 19:17:47" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ley Uwera (@leyuwera1) was on a motorcycle when she snapped this photo of a two-wheeled wedding procession in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo. “In Congo, each province or city celebrates marriage to the standards of its culture,” says the
"28.08.2016 17:59:38" ["theweekoninstagram"] From way up here, all those beach umbrellas look like ! We love the yummy summer colors in this photo from Okinawa, Japan, by Takahiro Taguchi (@tak_tag). Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @tak_tag
"28.08.2016 00:00:19" ["plantsonpink"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #PlantsOnPink. “I like the hashtag because it is a meditation on color,” explains painter Stella Maria Baer (@stellamariabaer). “I spend a lot
"27.08.2016 21:02:54" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek = a quick break from swimming and playing at Nipah Beach in Lombok, Indonesia. Ijang Syamsuri (@ijangsyamsuri) set up his camera to take this brave and sandy selfieboom.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing
"27.08.2016 19:26:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] “There are many scenes happening in India at the same time,” says photographer Elena del Estal (@elenadelestal) who spotted these goats just before sunset outside of Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple, in the town of Tiruttani. “Often you can find animals like
"27.08.2016 18:01:06" ["theweekoninstagram"] Parque das Nações Indígenas, in Campo Grande, Brazil, was taken over by a sea of red waves (and curls) this week. When Murilo Lorentz (@loucolorentz) learned about the local redhead gathering, he knew he wanted to capture the special occasion. “I just
"27.08.2016 03:12:56" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll means we all have beauty in us,” says Benjamin Ryan Melzer (@egoshooter), who lives in Germany. “People told me I couldn’t model,” he says. “I’m not talented. I’m not tall enough. I’m not good at telling stories through pictures. Today, I’m
"27.08.2016 01:09:25" ["whpdrawit"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPdrawit
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that spring to life with your own original drawings — like this one by @smcmennamy. Here’s how to get started:
Transform any photo or video from your Instagram story
"26.08.2016 21:39:40" ["nationaldogday"] What better way to celebrate #NationalDogDay than to focus on furry friends that need a family? Emma Scott and her longtime friend Sally Roney have rescued and found homes for more than 200 dogs through their nonprofit, the Northwest Dog Project
"26.08.2016 18:00:21"  “Watching the pageantry and super-stylized outfits and hairstyles, one might sometimes lose sight of the statements being made at Afropunk (@afropunk). Identity and defining one’s own beauty is a huge and important part of what is being celebrated at the
"26.08.2016 03:00:15"  What’s life like for a young joey at the Kangaroo Sanctuary (@thekangaroosanctuary)? “You’ve got to imitate mom’s pouch. For a little orphaned kangaroo, we put him in a pillowcase, and we carry him around by holding him to our stomachs, so he can feel our
"26.08.2016 00:29:45"  There’s an intimate connection between Hiba Nabulsii (@hibanabulsii) and the people she photographs — one she can only explain with her camera. “It’s like we don’t even need to speak to understand each other,” the 20-year-old Jordanian art student says.
"25.08.2016 21:21:57" ["findyourpark"] To celebrate the Centennial of the US National Park Service, photographer Chris Burkhard (@chrisburkard) is exploring Montana’s Glacier National Park (@glaciernps) and taking us along on his breathtaking adventure. Watch our Instagram story to follow
"25.08.2016 17:59:56" ["findyourpark", "humansofdenali"] When most people think of US national parks, they think about pristine wilderness. But for ranger Keith Gortowski of Denali National Park and Preserve (@denalinps) in Alaska, it’s about the people in service of these enchanted places — so he’s been
"25.08.2016 03:09:34"  Rodrigo Friscione (@rodrigofriscione) wasn’t born underwater, but it was close enough. His father owned a dive shop in Cancún, Mexico. “As long as I can remember, I was surrounded by diving — tanks, boats, gear, fish, all of it,” the 32-year-old
"24.08.2016 21:19:10" ["candyminimal"] “Color is everywhere,” artist Matt Crump (@mattcrump), the mind behind #candyminimal, says. “You just have to be aware of it and be ready and willing to drop everything you’re doing to have an impromptu photo shoot.” The former art director based in
"24.08.2016 18:03:10" ["eyeson"] Matilde Gattoni (@matildegattoni) has her #EyesOn the world’s displaced communities. Working across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, the Italian photographer’s stories are driven by realizations she makes on the ground. “I was very surprised to learn
"24.08.2016 11:19:13"  Jakub Pavlovsky (@bookscalling) started his ongoing photo project Book’s Calling for the love of books. The 23-year-old journalism student from Prague documents the reading breaks he takes all over the city — not to mention the places he visits, like this
"24.08.2016 04:12:30" ["whpbookworm"] For @samsonthedood, a goldendoodle from Brooklyn, New York, reading is best paired with a cup of tea (and always followed by a nap). #WHPbookworm
Photo by @samsonthedood
"24.08.2016 02:56:18" ["whpbookworm"] “Books have always fascinated me, because one can be dragged into another world where everything is possible,” says Norwegian music teacher Ingvild Aksnes Rebnord (@oyeblikk) of this submission to #WHPbookworm.
Follow along as we feature some more of our
"23.08.2016 23:57:19" ["weeklyfluff"] World, we hope you’re ready for today’s #WeeklyFluff. Say hello to Bunny Louie And Lulu (@bunnyloulu), who, despite their age difference — Louie is 4 and Lulu is just 6-months-old — get along splendidly. For more happy, hoppy moments in your feed, follow
"23.08.2016 18:02:46" ["tiffxinstagram"] “I always wanted to be a director,” says Mohamed Abdallah (@mrtam13), a 25-year-old filmmaker from Tunisia, whose powerful work won the Fan Favorite Award at the first #TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival (@tiff_net). Fittingly titled “Hope,” the movie follows
"23.08.2016 10:53:39" ["whpbookworm"] Father of two @futago_no_utarita captures a moment of twinning story time for #WHPbookworm, right down to their leg warmers. (This is definitely one to add to the family album.)
Photo by @futago_no_utarita
"23.08.2016 05:17:06" ["boomerang", "whpbookworm"] Stacks on stacks — @irinahp is right at home on this spiral staircase with a book in hand.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHPbookworm.
#Boomerang of @irinahp by @me_and_mango
"23.08.2016 03:07:36" ["whpbookworm"] This hungry little friend is @aravisdolmenna’s clever creation for #WHPbookworm . We’re left wondering, exactly how many pages did he munch?
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite #WHPbookworm submissions.
Photo by @aravisdolmenna
"22.08.2016 18:00:17"  More than six months ago, Erin Azouz (@erinazouz) and Mehedi van Hattum (@mehedi.505) left the conveniences of their life in New Mexico to embark on a yearlong journey. They’re bicycling from Mexico to the southern tip of Argentina with as little
"22.08.2016 03:02:23"  For British runner Mo Farah (@gomofarah), going the distance isn’t just about winning races — it’s about putting in the work to be one of the best in the world. “I always think about what I’ve put myself through over the past four years,” Mo says. “120
"21.08.2016 23:52:40" ["yogaeverydamnday"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #YogaEveryDamnDay. “When I started practicing yoga at home, I was worried that I would eventually get lazy and lose interest like I’d done
"21.08.2016 19:01:54" ["theweekoninstagram"] “It’s basically like seeing a shooting star every five minutes,” says William Praniski (@praniski), who traveled away from the city and into the Brazilian countryside to witness this meteor shower. “I try to do it every year. Everyone should do it — it
"21.08.2016 17:59:33" ["theweekoninstagram"] Calm water = a magic mirror in this serene portrait by Mary Paz (@merypace) from Charco de la Arena, off the coast of Morocco. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
"21.08.2016 02:07:08" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ten hours by Jeep, followed by an eight-hour horse ride, landed Kim Dong Yeon (@dongyeon0911) in Mongolia’s Tsaatan tribal village, where the reindeer are anything but shy. “When we were chilling in our teepee, one of the reindeer ran toward us and stuck
"21.08.2016 01:14:38" ["theweekoninstagram"] To capture the full sensory experience of late summer in Russia, Andrey Belavin (@ted.ns) was up before 5 a.m. to look out over this mythical lighthouse along the banks of the Ugra River. “I’d like you to try to feel the smell of fresh bright green grass,
"21.08.2016 00:06:01" ["theweekoninstagram"] Stripes look good on you, Copenhagen. We love these layers of urban life captured by Irene Vinichenko (@iren_vini). Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @iren_vini
"20.08.2016 20:57:32" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] He shoots ... he scores! (Kind of.) Jephthah Leito (@jephthahls) sunk this basket on a day off with friends in Amsterdam. That day, he challenged the group to see who could make the best Boomerang, and today, he takes home the prize of
"20.08.2016 18:02:38"  For botanical artist Charles Loh (@mossingarden), every plant has its own character and preferences. “Plants are strange creatures,” he says. “I always look out for foliage, textures, color and how wild they could be — I love plants with roots and stems
"20.08.2016 03:00:08"  Craig Melvin (@craigmelvinnbc) has experienced his fair share of great sports moments. “I was there for Peyton Manning’s last [football] game in February. I was in Cleveland for LeBron James’ first [basketball] game back as a Cavalier,” Craig says. “But
"20.08.2016 00:10:31" ["whpbookworm"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPbookworm
We know. We can’t believe it’s back-to-school season either. Before students in many parts of the world hit the books, the goal this weekend is to make photos and videos celebrating bound books — like this one by
"19.08.2016 18:09:01" ["worldphotoday"] When he was a teenager, Tom Saater (@tomsaater) took photos on the streets of Abuja, Nigeria, a location that doubled as his home. “I started asking tourists or anyone I saw with a camera on the street if they would let me take a few pictures and if they
"19.08.2016 02:59:53" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about capturing the extraordinary moments within the ordinary ones, the magic inside of everyday life.” —Australian photojournalist Natalie Grono (@nataliegrono), who turned the lens toward her own 4- and 6-year-old daughters to capture their
"19.08.2016 00:14:00"  Balloon grapes. Crayon burgers. Coffee bean rain. The mind of Ecuadorian graphic designer Javier Pérez (@cintascotch) has no limits. His compositions reinvent the everyday objects we know and often overlook. “Common objects have a great advantage: they
"18.08.2016 18:01:39" ["whpsymmetry"] #WHPsymmetry makes a summer splash in this submission by @hubiegreenwald. “There’s something nice about trying to do something together whether or not it’s successful,” says guest curator Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast). “It’s purely for the fun of doing
"18.08.2016 03:02:25"  Four years ago, Christine Lucas (@lulafloradesigns) used cereal boxes to make 20 tiny piñatas for her wedding in Mexico. Today, she, her husband and her sister send out about 120 piñatas a week from Montreal. “I really didn’t expect it to be what it’s
"18.08.2016 00:01:23"  Photographer Tamara Abdul Hadi (@tamarabdul) documents what life is like in the Middle East, beyond the headlines. “Being Iraqi, growing up in the United Arab Emirates and raised in Canada, I always felt like the ‘other,’” the documentarian, now based in
"17.08.2016 18:17:49"  For Australian cyclist Caroline Buchanan (@cbuchanan68), competing at the Rio Olympics is an opportunity to show her national pride. “It’s really special for me to have the opportunity to race on the biggest sporting stage with the Aussie green and gold
"17.08.2016 05:12:12" ["whpsymmetry"] What makes the subway a natural setting for symmetry? “You always stand on the platform and look at the people on the other side — and you’re going left and they’re going right,” says Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast) in response to @romdilon’s
"17.08.2016 04:27:48" ["whpsymmetry"] “What’s so striking about this one is the geometry of the lines and the natural skyline,” says Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast) of this #WHPsymmetry submission by @apolitik from Nevada. “It’s uniform but winding through an asymmetrical landscape.”
"17.08.2016 00:19:55" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff: “a cat and his dog” who live with @big_orangecat. Morgan and Jake (pictured) are two best buds who put the myth to rest that cats and dogs just can’t get along. For more sweet interspecies friendship — and lots of
"16.08.2016 17:59:11" ["whpsymmetry"] “Symmetry really works when it’s about balance. There’s something so delicate here — you don’t even know how quickly they’re moving,” says #WHPsymmetry guest curator Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast) of this submission by @thaihoangphotography. “It’s
"16.08.2016 05:06:42" ["whpsymmetry"] “They’ve tried to capture symmetry that’s not static but that’s dynamic," says guest curator Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast) of Vladimir Kutenkov's (@kutenkov) cinematic submission to #WHPsymmetry.
Follow along as we feature more of Michael's favorite
"16.08.2016 03:58:59" ["whpsymmetry"] Last weekend’s hashtag project was #WHPsymmetry, and guest curator Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast) selected his favorite submissions we’ll be sharing on @instagram this week. “The texture of the background, the slight imperfection of the shape of the
"16.08.2016 00:00:44"  Freelance photographer Yile Yang (@kononekome) aims to capture the uncertainties of everyday life. Yile’s photos are a reflection of the emotions she encountered when she left her homeland of Beijing, China, to work in Tokyo. “I began working for this big
"15.08.2016 21:03:13"  At the 2012 London Olympics, British boxer Nicola Adams (@nicolaadamsmbe) made history as the first-ever woman to win an Olympic title for boxing. “I am hoping to inspire more women to get into boxing,” the gold-medal winner, currently competing in Rio,
"15.08.2016 18:00:49" ["goingthroughit"] A year ago, Amanda (@colonlessfemale) didn’t realize that losing her colon would be one of the best things that ever happened to her. But for her, #GoingThroughIt meant understanding body positivity in a whole new light. “We’re all different ethnicities.
"15.08.2016 00:01:46" ["wakeupandmakeup"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #WakeUpandMakeUp — makeup artists all over the world are sharing their top beauty tips and daily routines with the hashtag. There’s no right
"14.08.2016 19:27:49" ["theweekoninstagram"] “This picture is about freedom,” says filmmaker and photographer JC Pieri (@jcpieri). He stumbled upon this tractor during a 15-day trip in Iceland with friends shooting an upcoming film. “We chose Iceland because of the variety of landscapes — you have
"14.08.2016 18:00:27" ["theweekoninstagram"] Rain, rain, don’t go away — for these boys, a flooded road creates enough open space for a game of soccer. “Many people would be irritated or frustrated because of the traffic snarls, and there are these boys who enjoyed their lives to the fullest,” says
"14.08.2016 02:08:00"  “These beach slides are pure fun!” says Dasha Filatova (@dashaphi) who traveled to Barcelona from Yekaterinburg, Russia, for a family vacation. “Warm sea, golden beach, family and these slides are the coolest type of holiday.”
Photo by @dashaphi
"14.08.2016 01:09:50" ["theweekoninstagram"] Hayato Kinoshita (@71kix) found two reasons it pays to look out the car window. While passing along Highway 25, he spotted this pair of mammoths on display as part of the Lotus Festival in Seiyo, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Seeing the giant creations against
"14.08.2016 00:04:54" ["theweekoninstagram"] It’s not every day you come across a meta portrait of an electric blue parrotlet named Chicken. “I think it’s important to highlight how truly knowledgeable animals can be, and that in a sense they do have their own universe separate from ours, and we get
"13.08.2016 21:13:21" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] A stranger’s swinging shadow in Triumphal Square stopped Alina Valitova (@alinavalitova) in her tracks. Proclaimed “Queen of the Boomerang” by her friends in Moscow, Alina’s dreamy loop is our #BoomerangOfTheWeek!
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see
"13.08.2016 17:59:30"  “I just love creating images of things that people rarely get to see,” Shaun Jeffers (@shaun_jeffers) says — and he definitely follows through on his ambition. The New Zealand-based photographer moved from Liverpool, England, to the small island nation
"13.08.2016 02:59:45"  Samantha Dion Baker (@sdionbakerdesign) wasn’t looking for a career change when she began her daily sketching practice three years ago — but sometimes, change finds you. “Being a mom, the journal was the one thing that I could control and do every day,”
"13.08.2016 00:11:31" ["whpsymmetry"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPsymmetry
The goal this weekend is to make symmetrical photos and videos, taking inspiration from London-based Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast), who creates mirrored meals every morning for himself and his partner, Mark. Tap
"12.08.2016 21:01:26" ["wwim14"] Worldwide InstaMeet 14 is happening the weekend of September 17-18! Joins tens of thousands of people around the world to explore, share and celebrate this WWIM’s theme — food!
#WWIM14 is an opportunity to connect with friends, old and new, to celebrate
"12.08.2016 18:00:44" ["worldelephantday"] “There is little more rewarding than being able to watch as these broken babies heal and join wild herds to live a wild life again,” says Angela Sheldrick, CEO of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (@dswt), the world’s most successful orphan-elephant
"12.08.2016 03:18:21"  Despite spending her summers on the coast in Positano, Italy, Marina Sersale (@eauditalie) is not interested in showing the immediate beauty of the places she’s in. “What I really like is the interaction between shadow and light,” Marina says of her
"12.08.2016 00:28:39"  Pau Gasol (@paugasol) is set to embark on his 17th NBA season this fall, but right now he is focused on representing Spain at the Rio Olympics. “I am extremely proud to be able to represent my country — it’s a privilege to compete for everybody supporting
"11.08.2016 18:00:18"  Looking back, it feels as if Charlie Lawler and Wona Bae were destined to open Loose Leaf (@looseleaf__), a plant nursery and floral studio in Melbourne, Australia. “We were both born into the plant world,” says Charlie. “Wona grew up on a flower farm in
"11.08.2016 03:34:38"  Everyone is trying to get somewhere. No one knows this truth better than a NYC yellow taxicab driver. “The space in the back of a yellow cab serves the entire world,” says Yaw Addae (@ridingyellow). The Bronx-based photographer, who arrived from Ghana in
"11.08.2016 00:27:04"  Chia Joel and Toh Jie Yi (@idroneman), wanted to show off the unique side of Singapore. So the couple took to the sky, flying a drone overhead to capture photos of the blue waters of the Johore Strait as well as the country’s expansive mainland buildings
"10.08.2016 22:38:27"  Four years of hard work = an amazing day in Rio for the self-dubbed “Final Five,” pictured above. Congratulations to Aly Raisman (@alyraisman), Gabby Douglas (@gabbycvdouglas), Simone Biles (@simonebiles), Laurie Hernandez (@lauriehernandez_) and Madison
"10.08.2016 18:02:52" ["worldlionday"] “When you look a lion in the eyes, you can see why they’re king of the jungle,” says 22-year-old photographer Axel Primmer (@axelprimmerphotography), who works as a field guide in Nambiti Private Game Reserve in Ladysmith, South Africa. “We’re trying to
"10.08.2016 11:04:31" ["whpgoforgold"] For #WHPgoforgold, 27-year-old Hannah Becker (@diamondoodles) from Philadelphia imagined a world where an Olympic swimmer competes in sapphire water while rocking a ruby swimming cap and diamond goggles.
Photo by @diamondoodles
"10.08.2016 03:37:04" ["whpgoforgold"] Inspired by the Olympic performances in Rio de Janeiro, Melanie Scheepers (@mellamuis) from South Africa captured a quiet moment in her backyard of her son “going for gold” in the golden light.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions
"10.08.2016 00:02:59"  Eighteen-year-old archer Marcus D’Almeida (@disparadalmeida) is making his first appearance in the Olympics without having to leave his home country of Brazil. “It’s very emotional to wear your country’s uniform, even more at home,” Marcus says. “The
"09.08.2016 18:08:18" ["weeklyfluff"] Today’s #WeeklyFluff is coming to you from Japan! @marimon0703__ is home to eight cute and cuddly cats who are always ready to play (and often, get into mischief). Add these frisky felines to your feed, and follow @marimon0703__.
"09.08.2016 10:58:53" ["whpgoforgold"] David Arranz (@arridj) kicks it up a notch from Playa de Laredo in Spain for #WHPgoforgold.
Photo by @arridj
"09.08.2016 05:29:08" ["whpgoforgold"] Visual artist Noha Bahr (@nohabahr) reimagines one of her signature bird characters as an Olympic gymnast in this submission to #WHPgoforgold.
Video by @nohabahr
"09.08.2016 03:38:06" ["whpgoforgold"] To nail a blind landing, American roller-skating gymnast Amy West (@indyjammajones) knows how to dust herself off and try again ... and again ... and again.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHPgoforgold.
"09.08.2016 00:01:14" ["eatdrawgram"] A childhood spent at museums combined with a lifetime of drawing prepared Lydia Ortiz (@lydia_ortiz) to illustrate the show “Dinosaurs Among Us” at the American Museum of Natural History (@amnh) in New York City. The exhibition explores the gradual
"08.08.2016 17:59:38"  “When I’m onstage I can do whatever I want, be whoever I want to be and totally set myself free,” says musician Thiago Pethit (@thiagopethit). “I feel more comfortable onstage than at home.” Most of this confidence comes from prior training as an actor. A
"08.08.2016 00:03:16" ["doortraits"] “#Doortraits celebrates the beauty and individuality of doors worldwide,” says Alexis Somerville (@ghostzine), who has recently found plenty of unique entrances in Brighton, England. “The city has a lot of colorful doors and facades.” Start taking
"07.08.2016 21:10:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] In this storybook moment from #TheWeekOnInstagram, joy is delivered in the form of a steam locomotive. “I think one of the most amazing things about being a mother is that you see the world through your children’s eyes,” says Melanie Burford
"07.08.2016 19:22:57" ["theweekoninstagram"] “The difficult part about getting a shot like this is that you can never plan exactly how things will unfold,” says Utah-based cowboy, photographer and country musician Chris Petersen (@diehardcowboy_). For this photo, Chris stepped in front of the
"07.08.2016 18:00:22" ["theweekoninstagram"] “Capoeira is truly a conversation,” says Alejandro Márquez (@bside91), a graphic designer from Guatemala who spotted these capoeira dancers in Rio de Janeiro. “It felt like a dialogue taking place between two people that relies on their instincts, trained
"07.08.2016 00:05:08" ["boomerang", "emojisinthewild", "boomerangoftheweek"] Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek = the work of three creatives who live in Los Angeles. “Kylie’s outfit was inspired by ,” says Tommy Lundberg (@tommylundberg). “I’m always looking for #emojisinthewild.”
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing
"06.08.2016 19:45:06" ["theweekoninstagram"] Two pandas out for a drive? Not quite. “These were funny car seat covers found while biking to Moscow,” says Anton Panchenkov (@antpunchphoto).
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @antpunchphoto
"06.08.2016 18:01:39" ["theweekoninstagram"] Team training wouldn’t be complete without a little fun. Here, cyclist Julien Absalon (@julien_absalon) shares a few loops from the Pump Track located in Essex, England’s Hadleigh Park. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Video by @julien_absalon
"06.08.2016 03:17:41"  After winning a gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games, former figure skater Tara Lipinski (@taralipinski) finds covering the 2016 Olympics from the broadcast booth a welcome change. “There is still a sense of performance with broadcasting on live
"06.08.2016 01:02:38" ["whpgoforgold"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPgoforgold
Get ready for the Summer Olympics in Rio! In honor of the coming weeks of competition and worldwide celebration, the goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by hard work and personal goals — like
"05.08.2016 21:01:33"  “Raising twins is nothing short of chaotic, but the joy is also doubled,” says Amber Yong, mother of 1-year-old identical twin girls, Leia and Lauren (@leialauren). Amber and husband, Peter Lok, live in Singapore and document their girls on a daily basis.
"05.08.2016 18:03:39"  For the last year and a half, claymation artist Azod Abedikichi (@azxd) has re-created the world’s most memorable moments in sports on Instagram:
“I’m inspired by a lot of things — big sports moments, specific athletes, music, pop culture, interesting
"05.08.2016 04:22:27"  Sun’s out, tongue’s out. It’s summer in NYC, where Marnie the Dog (@marniethedog) spends her days being adorably chic. Tap on our profile pic to see her adventures in our Instagram story today. Warning: extreme cuteness awaits.
Video by @marniethedog
"05.08.2016 00:08:27"  “In Squad We Trust” reads a 60-foot (18-meter) neon mural located in Miami’s Wynwood Art District. Inspired by the new film “Suicide Squad,” the wall features four of the film’s main characters. “I was falling asleep one night and came up with the idea
"04.08.2016 18:00:43"  “We are @legendaryshots and childhood friends from Hoover, Alabama. When we were kids, we would try to make ridiculous shots because we felt so much joy when we made them. We started this in 2006, and our first goal was to sell our content on DVDs. We’re
"04.08.2016 03:16:58"  “Autism has provided Simon with the ability to perceive the world at a different level,” says Juan Chavez (@autistic_soul_diver) of his son, the focus of his incredible underwater photography. Simon was diagnosed with nonverbal autism at age 3, and at 12
"03.08.2016 23:59:04"  In Las Coloradas, Mexico, a pink sea exists. The small fishing village on the Yucatán Peninsula is home to tinted waters — thanks to unusually high quantities of tiny brine shrimp. “I couldn’t believe what I saw,” says Marisa Hampe (@marisahampe), a
"03.08.2016 18:00:41" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about truthfully photographing women to remind them that they are beautiful, just the way they are, without making them into someone other than themselves.” —Jade Beall (@jadebeallphotography), photographer, who took this photo of a nursing
"03.08.2016 11:31:21" ["boomerang", "whpfriendshipis"] #WHPfriendshipis a group hug — as shown by 21-year-old Muhammad Taqi (@mtaqi_) from Indonesia, who submitted this #Boomerang to last weekend’s hashtag project.
#Boomerang by @mtaqi_
"03.08.2016 05:37:32" ["whpfriendshipis"] “Rescuing little birds and animals is something I’ve done since I was kid,” says 26-year-old Firi Rahman (@ifiri) from Sri Lanka – who submitted this image of two chipmunks he rescued from a storm in May to #WHPfriendshipis. “Over time, I’ve learnt that a
"03.08.2016 03:38:54" ["whpfriendshipis"] Salvador Mena (@menasmil) captured the joy of kiddos at a summer barbecue for his submission to #WHPfriendshipis.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions on @instagram.
Photo by @menasmil
"03.08.2016 00:02:48" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Allow us to introduce you to Fatty, Squirt, Toke, Tiny, Scruffy Puffy, Bugzy, Spikes, Max, Coffi and Chewy — the 10 guinea pig boars that make up @piggyherd and this week’s #WeeklyFluff. These lovable creatures live in Australia and have a
"02.08.2016 17:00:09"  Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. As you share multiple photos and videos, they appear together in a slideshow format: your story.
"02.08.2016 11:02:38" ["whpfriendshipis"] “We didn’t realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun,” says Natalie Sum (@nutellasum) in the caption of her submission for #WHPfriendshipis.
Photo by @nutellasum
"02.08.2016 05:21:02" ["whpfriendshipis"] “#WHPfriendshipis trusting that I won’t kick her in the head during this photo,” says @ari_fararooy.
Video by @ari_fararooy
"02.08.2016 03:50:00" ["whpfriendshipis"] “Friendship calls for matching outfits ,” according to Hugo Rodriguez (@hgrdrgz), and we agree.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHPfriendshipis.
Photo by @hgrdrgz
"01.08.2016 23:46:18"  Japanese collage artist Nao Watanabe (@nanaopon) takes an intricate approach to animated GIF creation, layering together Dadaist collages filled with cutouts of fashion models, text and shapes before bringing them to life. “When I was in my teens, my
"01.08.2016 17:59:34" ["eyeson"] Hospitality, respect for elders, harmony with nature: Elyor Nematov (@elyornematov) has his #EyesOn the post-Soviet countries of Central Asia, and these are just a few of the values that he observes at the region’s core. “What I find most important in my
"01.08.2016 00:02:20" ["teenchoice"] Serayah McNeill (@serayah) always knew she wanted to sing and be on TV — and she’s been doing both for over a year now in her role as performer Tiana Brown on Fox’s “Empire.”
Tonight, she’ll be taking those goals one step further as she performs live at
"31.07.2016 20:57:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] The longer we look, the more details rise to the surface in this photo from Valparaíso, Chile, by Braian Asael Muñoz (@bramunoz). “I was impressed seeing that giant wall of sheet metal, monotone gray, unstable, looking over a hill,” says Braian. A jolt of
"31.07.2016 19:28:17"  At the New York City triathlon, capturing a photo this majestic is a race in and of itself. Santiago Mejia (@santimejia_), a photo intern at The New York Times, was up at 4 a.m. to preview the course and secure a good spot at the starting line. “The most
"31.07.2016 18:00:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] Here’s one way to stop traffic. Nineteen-year-old photographer Janak Rathod (@_janak_rathod_) snapped this photo in the middle of a traffic junction in Mumbai. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @_janak_rathod_
"31.07.2016 01:04:34" ["theweekoninstagram"] An island full of deer = one for the scrapbooks. But this photo op near the great torii of Miyajima in Japan caught Michael Malina (@michael_malina) by surprise. “The deer on the island are very friendly and not shy at all,” he says. “They wandered around
"31.07.2016 00:03:56" ["theweekoninstagram"] Why join a marching band when you can be in a floating band? Marcio Madeira (@madeira68) spotted members of the musical group CIA K suspended above Paulista Avenue in São Paulo. “What I found most memorable was the emotional reaction from children and
"30.07.2016 21:02:05" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] “When I ride, I love to feel warm wind in my hair and feel summer in my heart,” says longboard rider, and the star of our #BoomerangOfTheWeek, Maria Smirnova (@maka_smirnova).
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our
"30.07.2016 18:00:01" ["whyimove"] “Dance is expression through movement. It’s showing people what the music looks like. This is #WhyIMove,” says Los Angeles-based 18-year-old Courtney Nicole Kelley (@iam_dytto), otherwise known as Dytto. She fuses hip-hop movements such as popping,
"30.07.2016 03:01:29"  What do Destiny’s Child, Mindy Kaling and “Game of Thrones’” Lady Lyanna Mormont have in common? They’re all fierce, game-changing women — and really fun for Juliana Vido (@julianavido) to sketch. “I mostly draw women. I’m very inspired by females. Not
"30.07.2016 00:29:24" ["whpfriendshipis"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfriendshipis
International Day of Friendship is on July 30, and to celebrate, this weekend’s goal is to make photos and videos that capture every aspect of friendship — like this one by @bonosurfdog. Here’s how to get
"29.07.2016 18:00:12" ["tigerday"] “If you want the chi of a tiger, go on safari in tiger country and look one in the eyes,” says 60-year-old National Geographic wildlife photographer Steve Winter (@stevewinterphoto). “Tigers are the No. 1 animal in the world, and they have been in dire
"29.07.2016 03:12:55" ["eyeson"] Generosity. Grit. Resilience. Catherine James (@cathjam) has her #EyesOn Afghanistan. The print journalist from Australia moved to Kabul in May 2011 and has been there ever since. “Despite living with this kind of extreme tension and witnessing such
"29.07.2016 00:11:26"  “I never thought I would be at the Democratic National Convention, making portraits of these important people that will be shared nationally and globally at age 26,” says New York City-based photographer Anthony Geathers (@anthonybgeathers). “[I’m]
"28.07.2016 18:01:55" ["beyondthegames"] Brazilian pole vaulter Fabiana Murer (@fabianamurer) is set to return to the Olympics in 2016 and couldn’t be happier to have a chance to claim her first medal. “It’s an opportunity of a lifetime to compete in Rio, especially because I’ll have the
"28.07.2016 03:10:18" ["whipitwednesday"] “#WhipItWednesday is all about whipping your motorcycle,” explains 33-year-old professional motocross racer Billy Laninovich (@billylaninovich). “Whipping is throwing your dirt bike sideways or upside down,” he says. The hashtag highlights the
"28.07.2016 00:00:00" ["myinstagramlogo"] It’s been a few weeks since Instagram received a makeover — and community members all over the world have been making it their own through #myinstagramlogo interpretations like this one from Italian student Mirko Ievolella (@il_bianconiglio). Mirko
"27.07.2016 18:02:51" ["beyondthegames"] Reigning WNBA Most Valuable Player Elena Delle Donne (@de11edonne) will be traveling to Rio this summer representing the United States in the Olympic Games — her biggest fan Wrigley (@thewrigleydelledonne) will be watching from home. “He’s an avid TV
"27.07.2016 11:02:17" ["whpworkinprogress"] Trimming clay delivers soothing, swirling spirals in photographer and potter Nicolette Johnson’s (@swsco) submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPworkinprogress.
Video by @swsco
"27.07.2016 07:34:35" ["whpworkinprogress"] “It was wonderful to watch the face and personality transform,” says sculpture artist David Rothstein (@snowsculpt), who filmed Soren Mason Temple (@siren74) paint a colorful portrait for #WHPworkinprogress. “I wanted to better understand how such vivid
"27.07.2016 06:15:39" ["whpworkinprogress"] “I am a self-taught needle felter, and I’m addicted,” says Linda Facci (@faccidesigns), a creative director and “major crafter” from New York. She submitted this video of her character Sonny the Sloth (@sonny.the.sloth) to #WHPworkinprogress. “Come on,
"27.07.2016 00:00:04" ["weeklyfluff"] Today’s #WeeklyFluff is one fierce feline. World, meet Anna (@annaragdoll). She’s ready to make her big debut. This ragdoll cat lives in Japan and knows how to strike a pose. For more cat-powered prowess in your feed, follow @annaragdoll.
"26.07.2016 17:57:11" ["beyondthegames"] Swiss tennis legend Martina Hingis (@martinahingis80) was 15 years old when she competed in the 1996 Olympic Games. Now, 22 Grand Slam titles later, she’s looking to win her first-ever gold, this time competing in doubles. “We have a very solid tennis
"26.07.2016 11:06:56" ["whpworkinprogress"] A work in progress that ends with a smile. Duc Thang Bui (@ducthangbui) repurposed an empty candy box to create a happy face for his nephew. More recycling, more smiles. #WHPworkinprogress
Video by @ducthangbui
"26.07.2016 04:39:33" ["whpworkinprogress"] Maestro Valerio Ferron (@violinaio) reveals his step-by-step process for sculpting a violin, his continuation of a craft handed down through generations of graduates from the Antonio Stradivari Violin Making School in Cremona, Italy.
Follow along as we
"26.07.2016 03:08:26" ["whpworkinprogress"] No paper? No problem. As a reminder that we’re all an evolving work of art, Tehran-based artist Khodayar Ahi (@godyar) turned his own face into the canvas for this submission to #WHPworkinprogress. Looks like the next step for him is finding a way to wash
"25.07.2016 23:59:47"  She sells seashells by the seashore — and business is booming. “Everybody wants to be a mermaid!” says 27-year-old Chelsea Shiels (@chelseasflowercrowns) of her majestic crowns encrusted with conch shells, crystals and so much beach bling they’d make
"25.07.2016 18:01:13" ["beyondthegames"] Ibtihaj Muhammad (@ibtihajmuhammad) will be the first American Olympian to compete while wearing a hijab. “I’m showing Muslim women in a different light,” says the 30-year-old fencer, who was born and raised in Maplewood, New Jersey. “It challenges ideas
"25.07.2016 00:07:57" ["whenpeoplematchplaces"] #WhenPeopleMatchPlaces highlights “the sweet spot where the personal and the public intersect,” explains Deepa Paul (@currystrumpet). Deepa, who lives in Amsterdam, looks for street art wherever she goes. On a recent trip to Barcelona she spotted a
"24.07.2016 20:23:19" ["theweekoninstagram"] Did Bruno Thomas (@asiouk) discover a fifth dimension? Look closely to see what caught his eye in this split-second capture from Venice Beach, California: “The board wasn’t in his hand anymore. I thought that if I flipped the photo upside down, it would
"24.07.2016 19:01:40" ["theweekoninstagram"] If you’re a manta ray with a 12-foot (3.7-meter) wingspan, making friends is easy: “The baitfish in this shot were using the manta’s body as a shield from aerial predators,” says wildlife photographer Bertie Gregory (@bertiegregory). “After this manta
"24.07.2016 18:00:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ah, clouds for days: There’s space to daydream in the crisp blues and puffy whites of this street capture from Esfahan, Iran, by Kiarang Alaei (@kiarang_alaei). “What you see in this photo is the galvanized wall of a construction site used for different
"24.07.2016 00:03:32"  “I’ve always been interested in nature and animals. I think it’s something every person can relate to,” says 25-year-old Andreas Lie (@artworkbylie), who uses Photoshop to combine the two subjects into one striking image. Andreas, who is from Haugesund,
"23.07.2016 21:03:45" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Jaka Valant (@jakavalant) takes a dip in Slovenia’s Lake Bled in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. “Come visit us and film your own dive,” he offers. Looking at that view, we might just take him up on it.
#Boomerang by @jakavalant
"23.07.2016 19:11:45" ["theweekoninstagram"] What would Goldilocks think of these plush bears marching through Eaglet Park in Voronezh, Russia? Judging from their account, @medvedishow, the bears seem to have no trouble making human friends.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments
"23.07.2016 18:01:04" ["theweekoninstagram"] Here’s an event worth adding to your bucket list: the Kyushu Fireworks Festival at Karatsu Castle in Japan. In this photo, Hitomi Iwanaga (@puraten10) captured how a neon pink crescendo resembles a weeping cherry tree. #TheWeekOnInstagram
"23.07.2016 02:59:48" ["emptyfujirock", "boomerang"] “Fuji Rock is like a summer vacation. I was so thrilled to see this place, where I’ve been before many times, in a completely empty state. It was like a dreamland,” says Kenta (@kenta_soyoung), a Tokyo resident and regular attendee of the annual rock
"23.07.2016 01:24:16" ["whpworkinprogress"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPworkinprogress
The goal this weekend is to capture videos that show what it’s like to make things by hand — from woodworking and flower arranging to calligraphy and cooking.
Here’s how to get started:
Begin with handmade
"22.07.2016 18:00:04" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll is a reflection of the real world,” says Tschan Andrews (@4tschan), a model from London. “I am not just a black transgender woman. I am my experiences, the knowledge I have accumulated and the talent I have to offer.” Today, Tschan has job
"22.07.2016 02:59:57"  “Cakes are usually made to celebrate something, so every week of my life feels like my birthday,” says 31-year-old baker and web designer Julián Ángel (@historiasdelciervo). The Medellín, Colombia, native began baking three years ago after a failed
"22.07.2016 00:15:15"  “I have always been fascinated by American politics,” says photographer Malin Fezehai (@malinfezehai). “There’s nothing like this in Sweden where I grew up.”
Throughout the four-day Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio — which named Donald J.
"21.07.2016 18:03:21" ["tinycanvas"] When Lili Nguyen (@thisisvenice) is creating a #TinyCanvas out of a client’s nails, she’s not just painting them — she’s pimping them. “It comes from the famous MTV show Pimp My Ride,” the nail artist says. “Xzibit pimped rides. I pimp nails.” Lili’s
"21.07.2016 03:31:58" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about strong females in a male-dominated environment — proving that we are just as good as them, believing in ourselves and keeping a positive attitude towards life.” —international airline pilot Maria Pettersson (@pilotmaria)
"21.07.2016 00:04:00"  French photographer Fred Dufour (@freddufour_afp) is on assignment in Beijing, documenting a China that is both familiar and foreign at once. “A year and a half since arriving here, I still take a fresh look at all the little elements of daily life that
"20.07.2016 21:55:09" ["whprealemojis", ""] “We’ve re-created the dog emoji using different edible items,” says Hannah Darvas, who submitted this photo to our weekend hashtag project, #WHPrealemojis. Hannah and her business partner, Heather Adamson, are the creative souls behind @fresheather.
"20.07.2016 18:07:01" ["moonday"] “Mom, I want you to make the moon.” A simple request from Caroline Arnecke’s (@meadowceramics) 2-year-old daughter inspired the lunar creations that have become the most sought after pieces by the Danish ceramicist. Caroline made her first moon last
"20.07.2016 11:13:40" ["whprealemojis"] “I feel like the sailboat emoji is underused and needed some love,” says Jeremy Wallace (@jdanielw) of his submission to our weekend hashtag project, #WHPrealemojis. “I took the photo on Twin Lakes Beach in Santa Cruz, California, as the sailboat was
"20.07.2016 06:06:05" ["whprealemojis"] “The inspiration for this photo — and all photos of my children — is to preserve a small bit of their childhood that they can always keep,” says Nan Ross (@lifeonshook), whose image of her son feeding seagulls was submitted to our weekend hashtag project,
"20.07.2016 04:30:58" ["whprealemojis", ""] “We’ve re-created the dog emoji using different edible items,” says Hannah Darvas, who submitted this photo to our weekend hashtag project, #WHPrealemojis. Hannah and her business partner, Heather Adamson, are the creative souls behind @fresheather.
"20.07.2016 00:00:11"  For over a decade, filmmaker and pro surfer Cyrus Sutton (@cyrus_sutton) lived in the back of his custom-assembled van. “I built it out with all the amenities of a house — save a toilet,” says Cyrus, who’s originally from Southern California. He’s been
"19.07.2016 18:01:26" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for your dose of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Lille Alpakka (@lillealpakka), a crew of adorable Norwegian alpacas who reside in the Hallingdal valley, “following our countryside dream.” To add all this alpaca goodness to your feed, follow
"19.07.2016 10:47:22" ["whprealemojis"] @caramarie.ny spies two emojis, cast by morning shadows in Middletown, Rhode Island, for #WHPrealemojis.
Photo by @caramarie.ny
"19.07.2016 05:02:50" ["whprealemojis"] ❤️+=
A simple, impressive equation from @iam54 for #WHPrealemojis.
Photo by @iam54
"19.07.2016 03:09:26" ["boomerang", "whprealemojis"] Olé! Spanish teacher Irina (@irinahp) took to her rooftop to bring theemoji to life — with a little help from husband @me_and_mango, who was promised dinner in return. “Otherwise, he won’t leave his desk ,” she says.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"19.07.2016 00:01:06"  When she was just 5 years old, Argentine artist Romina Ressia (@rominaressia) became fascinated by a reproduction of “Las Meninas,” a baroque painting by Diego Velázquez, that hung on a wall in her aunt’s home. Now she reimagines classical paintings,
"18.07.2016 18:00:03"  If you have ever wondered what a Taiwanese blue magpie doing the goddess pose looks like, then you’re about to become a fan of Chris Counce. “I always choose the bird first,” says the 47-year-old artist behind @birdsdoingyoga, a vibrant account that
"18.07.2016 05:06:12" ["theweekoninstagram"] Photographer and videographer Madeline Jorden (@madelinejorden) wakes up at 5 a.m., but you won’t hear her grumbling. “It’s a time of day that we all appreciate being able to be up and active and present for,” says Madeline, who lives and works at Chico
"18.07.2016 04:05:11" ["theweekoninstagram"] “Street photography gives you the possibility to do something different every day,” says Barcelona, Spain, native Enric Ramirez (@misterzapop). We selected this fleeting moment from #TheWeekOnInstagram for giving us a peek at how a local views his
"18.07.2016 03:00:23" ["theweekoninstagram"] @tedwanted_ invites us all to calm our minds with this restorative moment from Indonesia’s Kalibiru National Park. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @tedwanted_
"18.07.2016 00:01:28" ["nationalicecreamday"] It may be #NationalIceCreamDay here in the U.S., but the moment falls in a month where our planet is yearning for sweetness. Enter the small team at Wanderlust Creamery (@eatwanderlust), an ice cream shop in Los Angeles with travel-inspired flavors like
"17.07.2016 18:01:10" ["worldemojiday"] It all began with . “The cheeky look on its face makes us crack a smile every time it comes up,” says Christian, the 30-year-old owner of @emojimasks, a small business that produces exactly what you think it does. Launched in 2014, the idea behind Emoji
"17.07.2016 00:01:13" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Muhammad Faiz bin Roslee (@faizpaehh) and his brother are jumping for joy in Perak, Malaysia, in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Muhammad thought a Boomerang would make his simple backflip look less ordinary — and he was right!
To see more mind-blowing loops,
"16.07.2016 21:22:12" ["iseefaces"] #ISeeFaces highlights faces found in unexpected moments and places. According to New York-based artist Olaf Breuning (@olafbreuning), the key to this hashtag is staying open and playful. “Detecting faces is in our human nature, and we all understand it,”
"16.07.2016 19:06:04" ["theweekoninstagram"] Slow-motion shenanigans in the Italian countryside — if only we knew what the horses were thinking. This silly take on the pastoral is brought to you by Tomek Sadurski (@tomeksadurski). #TheWeekOnInstagram
Video by @tomeksadurski
"16.07.2016 18:00:42" ["theweekoninstagram"] We love how @shimohyonn sees this gentle giant at the Aomori Museum of Art in Japan: “It looks as if it is gently looking down at the visitors gathering around it.”
The museum celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. Follow along as we feature more from
"16.07.2016 03:02:30"  In artist Frank Holzenburg’s (@woodcastles) world, a beaver can gnaw on a match, a dinosaur can lurk on an index finger and a bear can dance on an eraser. Frank creates detailed drawings, only an inch or so tall, and then breathes in life by taking photos
"16.07.2016 00:33:23" ["whprealemojis"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPrealemojis
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that capture real-life examples of your favorite emojis — like this one by @lizavicol. Here’s how to get started:
Familiarize yourself with the full set of emojis
"15.07.2016 18:48:54"  When it comes to people and their pets, there’s friendship, and then there’s @cutieandthebeast. Tara Prucha captures the gentle, loving moments between “Cutie” — Tara’s 5-year-old daughter, Siena — and “Beast” — the family’s 3-year-old Doberman, Buddha.
"15.07.2016 00:03:25" ["hellomynameis"] “#hellomynameis Adeline Wantiez (@toxicspiritss), I am 16 and live in Belgium. I started to love photography the day I discovered a picture of a hand on Instagram that moved me; I wanted to do the same. Ever since, I have been spending my time
"14.07.2016 17:59:52"  “Our passion is to create moments that make people smile,” says Saki Umemoto, a store manager of the canelé shop Doudou — a branch store of Canelé du Japon (@caneledujapon), based in Osaka, Japan. While respecting the tradition of the French pastry, Saki
"14.07.2016 03:02:55" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about being 100 gazillion percent authentic.” —Sarah Jane Adams (@saramaijewels), antique jewelry dealer and model based in Sydney.
“I don’t want to look young. I don’t want people to think, ‘Oh, she looks good for 65.’ I don’t care about
"14.07.2016 00:03:12"  Anyone can find creative inspiration from witchcraft according to artist Adrienne Rozzi (@poisonappleprintshop). “Every magickal practitioner is free to tailor their craft to fit their unique magickal path,” she says, adding that working “magick” in a
"13.07.2016 18:00:28" ["legallyblonde15"] It’s been 15 years since the movie “Legally Blonde” introduced the world to Elle Woods, the pink-clad, Chihuahua-toting sorority student who aced the LSATs, got into Harvard Law School and inspired a generation. “I have had so many women say, ‘I went to
"13.07.2016 02:00:46" ["whppostcard"] “I glanced out my window and saw a single fluffy white tail pointing to the sky,” says Bozena Budzynska (@goralka102), who took this photo for #WHPpostcard in her hometown of Poronin, Poland. “Bućko is his name, and he’s the new herd dog for my neighbor’s
"13.07.2016 01:00:25" ["whppostcard"] “We saw kids throwing water over the edge of the dam, and we couldn’t help but imitate them,” says Leslie Hutchings (@leslieh138) of her slo-mo video submission to #WHPpostcard, taken at the Hoover Dam. “The structure of the dam creates an upward draft
"12.07.2016 23:59:37" ["whppostcard"] “Your heart and my heart are very very old friends.” —Hafiz = the caption for Altamash Javed’s (@aljvd) submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPpostcard. Altamash paired the poet’s quote with this image of a friend photographing the Sheikh Zayed
"12.07.2016 18:04:53" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for your dose of #WeeklyFluff. Today’s select is a pint-sized Pekingese pooch named Heanooni (@eurimm). This unbelievably adorable pup from South Korea takes smooshy-faced cuteness (and canine fashion) to previously unachieved
"12.07.2016 10:58:45" ["whppostcard"] Seagulls, sea and sky — @me.tiryaki shares a beautiful morning in Turkey for #WHPpostcard.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions.
Video by @me.tiryaki
"12.07.2016 06:36:58" ["whppostcard", "boomerang"] The spirit of Las Vegas, captured by @rom.a.mor in one towering stiletto heel. #WHPpostcard
#Boomerang by @rom.a.mor
"12.07.2016 03:47:10" ["whppostcard"] Why did the vicuña cross the road? @pergidulu’s #WHPpostcard submission from Chile keeps us guessing.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions.
Photo by @pergidulu
"11.07.2016 18:01:12"  “My whole life, I’ve been interested in wildlife,” Wesley Larson (@grizkid) explains. “When I graduated college, I got sucked into the idea that I needed to make a lot of money. But I eventually decided to do what I was passionate about.” Wesley, a
"11.07.2016 00:01:10" ["styleshootdraw"] Artist and model Jazzelle Zanaughtti (@poshsplice) looks effortless in this video, but her extensive ballet training wasn’t the only thing that helped. “When you’re lucky enough to dance and twirl in a shoot with [fashion photographer] @nick_knight, one
"10.07.2016 18:01:23" ["theweekoninstagram"] Luan Baruti (@luanbaruti) captures serenity in this layered landscape from Toktogul Lake in Kyrgyzstan. We could spend all day dreaming under these larger-than-life mountains. “What drew me to Central Asia is the fact that the area is largely unknown to
"10.07.2016 04:06:20" ["boomerang"] Leslie Jones (@lesdogggg) was not going to be played at the biggest movie premiere of her career. So when the actress couldn’t find a fashion designer to make her dress for the @ghostbusters red carpet, she said something about it. Thankfully, former
"10.07.2016 01:02:10" ["theweekoninstagram"] Nothing says “girl power” like three women preparing to graduate against a hot pink wall. “This generation of students finished their studies very late because the country was in war for more than 25 years,” says photographer Alfredo D’Amato
"10.07.2016 00:00:32" ["theweekoninstagram"] Wish upon a star with @mikiyonoto, who shared these colorful lanterns to celebrate the Japanese Tanabata, or Star Festival.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @mikiyonoto
"09.07.2016 21:02:47" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Hari Alamo (@harialamo) took a break from a Gran Canaria sunset for our beachy #BoomerangOfTheWeek. These flower-painted umbrellas were a gift from her boyfriend. (P.S. He hid behind Hari to pop open that pink beauty up top.)
#Boomerang by @harialamo
"09.07.2016 18:00:56"  Photographer Emiliano Martínez (@emimartinez123) looks at life in Argentina’s countryside and takes pride in his local culture. Originally from the province of Misiones, near the border with Brazil, he now lives in Ituzaingó, a quiet northern city and a
"09.07.2016 03:03:50" ["beautyconla", "beautyboom"] Shayla Mitchell’s (@makeupshayla) interest in makeup was sparked while working in the men’s section of a department store. “I used to always see the girls in the makeup section. I looked up to them,” says Shayla. After working as a makeup artist at a few
"09.07.2016 00:22:47" ["whppostcard"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPpostcard
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that capture a sense of place — like this one by @irenelovund.
Here's how to get started:
Photograph iconic landmarks (like the Louvre in Paris) in surprising ways
"08.07.2016 18:52:20"  She’s the busy mother of three boys, but Mariam Abbas (@mariamabbas_) makes time to draw — on her terms. “Detail takes a very long time, so I do miniature drawings,” the 32-year-old illustrator says. Armed with razor-sharp pencils, Mariam spends small
"08.07.2016 03:00:48"  Twenty-four-year-old photographer PA Mulier’s (@ahtlaqdmm) life changed when he won a contest on Instagram, taking him out of the stands and onto the sidelines as a credentialed soccer photographer. “To be one or two meters from the game is crazy,” he
"08.07.2016 00:39:25"  For their haute couture show in Paris, designers Viktor & Rolf invited collage artist Adam Hale (@the.daily.splice) to create art inspired by their collection. Adam was a fitting collaborator — each look Viktor & Rolf (@viktor_and_rolf) showed this season
"07.07.2016 18:03:49"  “Art found me,” says 58-year-old conservation artist Karen Laurence-Rowe (@karen_laurence_rowe_art). “I lived in the bush as a child and my brother and I would draw to entertain ourselves. An elephant was the first thing I ever drew.” The Kenya resident
"07.07.2016 04:31:00" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll should be a rainbow of different people who complement one another,” says model Estelle Chen (@chen_estelle), who walked in the Chanel (@chanelofficial) haute couture show in Paris this week. “When I started to gain interest in the modeling
"07.07.2016 00:01:24"  For every Japanese confection Chika (@nano518pico) crafts, there’s a haiku or waka poem to match. “I majored in cultural history, where I fell in love with waka poetry,” says Chika, who creates edible gems in her spare time. “I challenged myself to make
"06.07.2016 18:04:32" ["tiffxinstagram"] “I like the challenge of figuring out how to make the whole set move,” says artist Rachel Ryle (@rachelryle), who can turn something as simple as waltzing down a Paris boulevard into a stop-motion clip that shimmers and pops. Her cinematic approach to
"06.07.2016 05:30:19" ["whpilluminate", "boomerang"] Steel wool spins and sparks in 16-year-old Kira Cleer’s (@supremeruler_) submission to #WHPilluminate. She took this video on the Fourth of July in her home state of Michigan.
#Boomerang by @supremeruler_
"06.07.2016 04:35:31" ["whpilluminate"] “By default, Alaska is an inspirational environment,” says photographer Kerry Tasker (@taskertasker). “The biggest challenge comes from finding new and interesting ways to capture little glimpses of it.” His time-lapse submission to #WHPilluminate was
"06.07.2016 03:34:39" ["boomerang", "whpillluminate"] It looks like 5-year-old Brooklyn has disco fever. “Disco is a family trait,” says her mom, Amelia “Turtle” Williams (@turtledove.a), who took this video for #WHPillluminate.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the
"06.07.2016 00:28:51"  At the haute couture shows in Paris this week, each designer presents handmade looks made with exceptional fabrics and attention to detail. Makeup artist Peter Philips (@peterphilipsmakeup) also took a custom approach to the beauty he created for Dior
"05.07.2016 21:00:37" ["ramadan_nohasketch"] “Many of my followers shared the same childhood memories of Ramadan as I did, so I decided to share them in a colorful way,” says 28-year-old art director Noha Bahr (@nohabahr) of her series, #Ramadan_NohaSketch. Noha uses illustrations and animations to
"05.07.2016 18:09:10" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for your dose of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Frida from @fosterkittenbedroom. This little kitty loves to play with bubbles and lounge in the light — at whatever cost necessary. To adventure along with Frida and her foster siblings in
"05.07.2016 03:26:11" ["whpilluminate"] A tiny dancer twirls in the last light of the day, captured by Nacho Rodríguez (@naseke) for this past weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPilluminate.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the week.
Video by @naseke
"05.07.2016 01:47:50" ["whpilluminate", "boomerang"] In Los Angeles, Rey Canlas Jr. (@reycanlasjr) discovered magical light on an ordinary wall for this past weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPilluminate.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the week.
"05.07.2016 00:38:21" ["whpilluminate", "boomerang"] Can you spot the face in these fireworks?
They’re our first featured submission for #WHPilluminate. Follow along for more.
#Boomerang by @iphabi0
"04.07.2016 18:00:33" ["4thofjuly"] Our #4thofjuly gift to you: a hot dog eating a hot dog. Meet 1-year-old miniature dachshund Reese Lightning, a member of the @harlowandsage crew, who will spend tonight’s noisy holiday indoors with sisters Harlow and Indiana, doing her best to stay
"03.07.2016 23:59:42"  It makes perfect sense that artist Stacey Rozich’s (@staceyrozich) work would appeal to the alternative/folk rock musician Father John Misty. She creates lush watercolor and gouache scenes rooted in Eastern European folklore that blend mortality,
"03.07.2016 19:00:25" ["theweekoninstagram"] This breathtaking landscape is a natural playground for Stuart Laing (@stuart.laing), an engineer who grew up in the Scottish Highlands. “The challenge to find a unique perspective on a classic landscape is something I thoroughly enjoy, as it usually
"03.07.2016 18:01:41" ["theweekoninstagram"] A split-second makes all the difference when your subject’s wings move at up to 80 times per second. We love how Eduardo Rivera (@eduard.photography) describes this capture from San Diego, California: “It appears the hummingbird will receive the flowers
"03.07.2016 00:19:50"  El Grand Chamaco (@grand_chamaco) grew up in a small Mexican village, isolated from the outside world. “The TV was limited, and only three channels were available — but one was full of cartoons.” That’s where the graphic designer’s animated adventures
"02.07.2016 21:03:06" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] From the looks of our #BoomerangOfTheWeek, this chameleon is ready to boogie. Daniel Aulenti (@daulenti) found this green guy (and his killer dance moves) at a pet store in Milford, Massachusetts.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing
"02.07.2016 19:00:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] Architect and photographer Jeffrey Milstein (@jeffreymilstein) captured this photo from a helicopter 1,000 feet above Los Angeles International Airport. “Airplanes look so cool parked at airports, like toys, especially when the lights come on,” he says.
"02.07.2016 18:01:45" ["theweekoninstagram"] Lily Rogath (@lilyimbibes) caught this “exTREEme” moment in London’s Hyde Park during a walk with her mom. “The branches look like arms reaching out — possibly trying to grasp something. The cherry on top (literally) was the guy who had climbed up and was
"02.07.2016 03:16:25" ["styleshootdraw", "boomerang"] This week, the creative team SHOWstudio, led by fashion photographer Nick Knight, collaborated with 20 London-based illustrators on a shoot and life-drawing event. For Frida Wannerberger (@fridawannerberger), the event was a chance to document fashion in
"02.07.2016 00:00:39" ["whpilluminate", "boomerang"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPilluminate
The goal this weekend is to make videos of interesting sources of light at night. Here’s how to get started:
Attend a fireworks show, concert or another event with large displays of moving or colorful lights. Try
"01.07.2016 18:00:45" ["educationcan", "canadaday"] Exploring the outdoors makes Calgary-native Natalie Panek (@natalie_panek) happy — but she wants to trek far past the Canadian wilderness. “I’m working on a Mars rover program right now,” says Panek. “I have this long-term dream of wanting to travel to
"01.07.2016 03:01:07"  Nobunari “Nobu” Tanaka (@xx22ww24) fell in love with photography after receiving a set of postcards for his 16th birthday. “The more I saw them, the more I felt a sense of warmth grow inside me,” says the 27-year-old from Osaka, Japan, who was born deaf
"01.07.2016 00:04:03" ["myinstagramlogo"] It’s been a few weeks since Instagram received a makeover — and community members all over the world have been making it their own through #myinstagramlogo interpretations like this one. Moscow-based photographer and social media manager Misha Pozharitsky
"30.06.2016 18:00:57"  Elicia Edijanto’s (@eliciaedijanto) serene watercolored world is an escape from urban life in her hometown of Jakarta, Indonesia. “Nature is my remedy,” the 28-year-old former graphic designer, now full-time artist, says. “My paintings are my own private
"30.06.2016 13:00:45" ["whp"] “I have a little garden full of rainbows growing in our backyard, and I love using them to create simple messages of happiness.” —Kim Hall (@runnerkimhall) on her musical submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHP.
Photo by @runnerkimhall
"30.06.2016 11:00:02" ["whp"] Twin Chihuahua brothers Bogie and Kimba (@bogieandkimba) know how to celebrate pride in style.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to #WHP throughout the week.
Photo by @bogieandkimba
"30.06.2016 05:59:31" ["whp"] “The project was all about letting your inner color and character radiate even in a place that seems desolate,” says photographer Jared Smith (@jaredjsmith) on his rainbow rocket submission to #WHP, photographed in the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. “We
"30.06.2016 03:16:35" ["cameraday"] “It’s my creative outlet, my means of communication and, thankfully, a way of paying rent,” says 34-year-old photographer Giles Clement (@gilesclement). “Even after shooting full time for 16 years, I still get a little kick of adrenaline each time I make
"30.06.2016 00:02:39"  Nineteen-year-old American Simone Biles (@simonebiles) has become one of the most decorated gymnasts in history by flying through the air, but on the brink of her first Olympics qualification, she’s doing her best to stay grounded. “I’m trying not to get
"29.06.2016 23:03:00"  “The wound is the place where the light enters you.” —Rumi
Today, our thoughts are with the people of Turkey, after a fatal attack in Istanbul’s airport.
Photo by @billfrakes
"29.06.2016 00:01:32"  Pencil tips, pumpkin seeds and grains of rice — with the precision of a surgeon, Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) creates miniature masterpieces out of tiny, fragile materials. “Two years ago, I left my high-paying management position in law to become a
"28.06.2016 18:00:57" ["weeklyfluff"] Say hello to Henri (@mynameishenri), Instagram. This perfect pooch is today’s #WeeklyFluff. Handsome Henri was rescued off the streets of Greece, but these days he calls Berlin, Germany, home. If your feed is fluff-deficient, give this consummately cute
"28.06.2016 07:03:00" ["whp"] ✌ and ❤ in London’s Trafalgar Square. Joel Robison (@findjoel) captured pride reaching new heights for #WHP.
Photo by @findjoel
"28.06.2016 05:33:20" ["whp"] Here, Nicola Antonio Espósito (@esposin) reminds us that pride always has room to grow. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHP.
Photo by @esposin
"28.06.2016 03:48:28" ["whp"] Bouncy balloon unicorns are pure joy, which is just one of the reasons why this video by Sally Eames (@sally_eames), taken at the pride parade in Chicago last weekend, is the first of our favorite captures from #WHP. Follow along as we feature some of our
"27.06.2016 23:59:55" ["fangrams"] “I love Grimes because she takes the time to show her supporters love,” says Thaddeus Coates (aka @hippypotter), one of the many illustrators who contribute to fan art inspired by Grimes (@actuallygrimes) that bubbles up in hashtags, artist accounts and
"27.06.2016 18:01:00"  There is only one man who can claim the title “the fastest man on earth.” That moniker has belonged to Usain Bolt (@usainbolt) ever since his record-breaking 100-meter performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. “Everyone all over the world likes speed and
"27.06.2016 00:04:24" ["sharkweek"] Perrin James Franta (@perrinjames1) takes a breath and gets to work. “My production company’s name is Last Breath Film,” says the Hawaii-based filmmaker. “Every time I dive and I’m filming, it could possibly be my last breath.” Free diving, without the
"26.06.2016 20:03:54"  Wake up early, and you might catch a glimpse of something new. Amelia Ng (@unmendable) was making her morning coffee when she saw these workers out her window in Singapore. “They are a jovial bunch while they are at their jobs, come rain or shine,
"26.06.2016 18:01:38"  Take one guess as to where university student Marina Lou (@marina_lou_) captured this surf picture. Unless you recognize the man-made Eisbach (“ice brook”) river in Munich, you probably answered wrong. But when temperatures reached 88 degrees Fahrenheit
"26.06.2016 00:09:58"  Lake Iseo, near Brescia, Italy, is glowing gold. “The Floating Piers,” a project from Bulgarian-American artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff (known as Christo), opened one week ago. Marco Giovannelli (@marcogio59) was one of the first of 350,000 visitors
"25.06.2016 20:58:41" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Sixteen-year-old Dyllon Wolf (@dyllonwolf) coaxed his younger brothers to pop the biggest water balloon of their bunch in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. “I thought it would remind everyone who saw it of the freedom and joy of being a kid,” Dyllon says. (And he
"25.06.2016 19:30:51"  A sun bath on a pile of larger-than-life jacks? French photographer Gabriel Bouys (@gabrielbouys) saw this scene from his balcony — our second pick for The Week on Instagram — while vacationing on the island of Stromboli in Italy. Gabriel says, “I’m
"25.06.2016 18:02:37"  Backstage with ballerinas after the Vaganova Ballet Academy gala in Moscow, Russia, is not a bad place to be. This capture by @alisaaslanova is our first pick for The Week on Instagram.
Photo by @alisaaslanova
"25.06.2016 02:59:28" ["vidcon", "hellomynameis"] “#hellomynameis Aidan Alexander (@aidanalexander), and I am 16 years old. Until a few years ago, I lived in a town called Eagle in Idaho. Now, I call Los Angeles home. From the time I could walk, I’ve loved everything about acting and storytelling. When I
"25.06.2016 00:35:07" ["whp"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHP
In many countries around the world, June is Pride Month, and for the second year running, we’re celebrating with #WHP. The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos of people celebrating diversity, love and the LGBTQ
"24.06.2016 18:03:28" ["eyeson"] Photojournalist Ley Uwera (@leyuwera1) has her #EyesOn the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Born in the eastern city of Goma, Ley graduated from university with a journalism degree, then worked as a radio reporter before focusing full time on
"24.06.2016 03:01:06" ["beautyconla", "beautyboom"] The first time Alan Macias (@alannized) applied any makeup was only two years ago. “It was something I always wanted to do, but I was very scared of going out and buying makeup,” Alan, now 18, explains. “To actually have a bottle of BB crème in my hand
"24.06.2016 00:00:23"  “It’s not just a way to make money; it’s a big school of life,” says Maria Solovey (@maria_solovey) from Abinsk, Russia. She and her husband wanted to work with their hands outside of their full-time jobs and decided to build a leather and textile
"23.06.2016 18:00:05" ["prideportraits"] “My support system is beyond anything I could have ever imagined. There was a time I would have thought this was impossible,” says Stacey Griffith (@staceygnyc), a senior founding instructor of the indoor cycling studio SoulCycle (@soulcycle).
"23.06.2016 03:51:05" ["jihanistheworst", "jihanthoughts"] A recent caption by Jihan Zencirli (@geronimoballoons): “I IMMEDIATELY DON’T TRUST ANY RESTAURANT THAT SERVES A WHOLE FISH FRIED IN A CONTORTED SHAPE SO AS TO APPEAR TO BE IN MOVEMENT.” That’s paired with a picture of giant colorful balloons. The
"23.06.2016 00:00:01" ["glassnails", "tinycanvas"] Denim, silicon, wire, jelly — Eun-Kyung Park (@nail_unistella) is fearless when it comes to choosing materials to create a #TinyCanvas on a client’s nails. “Each canvas gets me so excited,” the nail designer who lives in Seoul, South Korea, says.
"22.06.2016 20:00:49"  In the coming month, you’ll see a translation button on feed stories and profile bios written in languages different from your own. The Instagram community has grown faster and become more global than we ever imagined. And we’re excited that you’ll soon
"22.06.2016 17:58:38"  Today is Meryl Streep’s 67th birthday. How better to celebrate her than to Photoshop her likeness onto a birthday cake? Or avocado toast. Or chicken soup. “It really comes down to what inspires me in the moment. It could be a photo of her I haven’t seen
"22.06.2016 11:55:17" ["whparchitecture"] “The light is just hitting the very far end of the picture, and you get this very nice depth of field,” says #WHParchitecture guest curator Shoair Mavlian (@shoair_m) in response to this submission by @ryanibee from Jakarta, Indonesia.
Photo by @ryanibee
"22.06.2016 11:07:45" ["whparchitecture"] “Architecture is surrounding you every day, but you’re not always aware of it,” says Shoair Mavlian (@shoair_m), photography curator of the Tate Modern in London (@tate), who curated last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHParchitecture. “This is a really
"22.06.2016 02:59:54" ["whparchitecture"] #WHParchitecture asked community members to create photos and videos of architecture — like this submission by María Serrano (@mariaserben) from Spain.
“It’s about finding shape and form in the everyday landscape,” says guest curator Shoair Mavlian
"22.06.2016 00:00:17" ["worldgiraffeday"] “Hundreds of people can draw the same thing from memory and the results are so very different,” says 26-year-old Marie McGrory, the Washington, D.C.-based photo editor behind @closedeyegiraffe. For three years, Marie has been asking people all over the
"21.06.2016 20:59:08" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Today’s #WeeklyFluff is Pumpkin (@pumpkin_eyes), a shorthair rescue cat with mesmerizing eyes. Pumpkin is all about a good cuddling session with sister, Lilah, and eating turkey. Lots of turkey. For a dose of cat power in your feed, follow
"21.06.2016 19:27:58"  Today we have 500 million reasons to celebrate, and you’re one of them. Thank you from all of us at Instagram. ♥️
"21.06.2016 16:01:43"  Today, we’re excited to announce our community has grown to more than 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day. Our community also continues to become even more global, with more than 80 percent living
"21.06.2016 11:02:19" ["whparchitecture"] This German castle = the perfect setting for fantastic daydreams. “There’s a huge gap between when this was built and the period we’re living in now,” says Shoair Mavlian (@shoair_m), our guest curator for #WHParchitecture.
Photo by @sebnero
"21.06.2016 06:32:09" ["whparchitecture"] A lemonade stand in Austin, Texas, by @tanrr adds a twist to our featured submissions for #WHParchitecture. “It’s fun and playful, an example of the kind of kitsch architecture that you see all around the world,” says guest curator Shoair Mavlian
"21.06.2016 05:29:23" ["whparchitecture"] #WHParchitecture guest curator Shoair Mavlian (@shoair_m) is attracted to the refined, industrial vibe of this submission from Vienna, Austria, by @inspirationgr. “There’s something about the repurposing of buildings, the different life cycles that a
"21.06.2016 00:01:00"  A stranger. An open space. The right moment. These are the ingredients of José Toro’s (@josetoro.0) street portraits. To capture the essence of pedestrians, José, an art professor in Seville, Spain, leaves his house with the firm purpose of taking
"20.06.2016 18:00:11" ["internationalsurfingday"] “I think people enjoy my work because it’s something they haven’t really seen before in the surfing world,” says 17-year-old River Covey (@rivercovey). Though he’ll tell you he’s not an artist, the Californian’s work — which combines surf photographs with
"20.06.2016 00:56:55"  Made over the course of four hours, this Milky Way time-lapse by Japanese art director Yoichi Takanashi (@yoichi0607) is our final pick for The Week on Instagram. Yoichi says he is fascinated by the brief window of time we have to view our own universe.
"20.06.2016 00:04:59"  It takes vigilance to catch a cat and mouse scenario play out in real life. This split-second photo from John McDonnell (@j_macpost) is our third featured pick for The Week on Instagram.
Photo by @j_macpost
"19.06.2016 18:00:06" ["fathersday"] “She’s like my little bodyguard,” Benny Harlem (@bennyharlem), an artist and musician from Los Angeles, says of his 6-year-old daughter Jaxyn. “I laugh every single morning when she reminds me that I’m her best friend — but she has four other ones too.”
"19.06.2016 00:02:06" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Stunt woman Caitlin Dechelle (@caitlindechelle) pulled out her signature move for #BoomerangOfTheWeek — a one-foot front flip called the Webster. She saw this cool spot in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and thought, “Why flippin’ not?!”
To see more
"18.06.2016 22:04:55"  “I can feel a cold wind when I look at this image,” says Brazil-based photographer Sergio Ranalli (@sergio_ranalli) of our second pick for The Week on Instagram. He found this dog on a walk through frozen cabbage fields. “The most important inspiration
"18.06.2016 21:08:46"  “Yoga is an ongoing process. I love that it can never truly be mastered,” says Michelle Thomas (@michelle_yogogirls) from St. Louis, Missouri, who took her practice to new heights in this video — our first pick for The Week on Instagram.
"18.06.2016 18:00:40" ["worldjugglingday"] Nearly two decades before Josh Horton (@jugglinjosh) became one of the most followed jugglers, he joined the circus club at his elementary school. “My favorite thing about juggling is the challenge. It’s just you against yourself,” says 26-year-old Josh,
"18.06.2016 02:59:05" ["beautyconla", "beautyboom"] A few years ago, beauty vlogger Stephanie Villa (@soothingsista) was introverted and shy. “Through recording videos and talking to people online, I was able to put myself out there and get over my fear of connecting in real life,” the 25-year-old from
"18.06.2016 00:08:23" ["principia", "tbt"] Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) is going to have epic #TBT images after six months aboard the International Space Station (@iss). “I use social media to bring as many people as possible with me onboard mission #Principia,” says Tim. "Here, I can share the
"17.06.2016 18:00:09" ["whparchitecture"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHParchitecture
The goal this weekend is to photograph architecture, and will be curated by Shoair Mavlian (@shoair_m), photography curator of the Tate Modern museum (@tate) in London, which is celebrating the opening of its new
"17.06.2016 03:11:21"  Miguel Layún (@miguel_layun) has provided a valuable spark to the Mexican national team (@miseleccionmx) in the Copa America Centenario. “It means a lot to be part of the national team,” Miguel says. “This is the dream of everyone who plays football.
"17.06.2016 00:00:34" ["30daysoframadan"] “I wanted to do something that educates people and makes them understand Ramadan a bit better,” says 28-year-old graphic designer Mustaali Raj (@mraj) of his latest project, #30DaysOfRamadan. This month, the Calgary native is sharing a daily animated
"16.06.2016 18:00:03"  For Andrea Mohin (@andrea_mohin), capturing dance is “like sports photography in the dark, only you don’t know the game.” Whether she’s taking pictures of a tap troupe, a flamenco dancer or the prima ballerina mid-grand jeté, the New York Times (@nytimes)
"16.06.2016 03:01:17" ["iamjazz", "prideportraits"] “Pride means that you love yourself and embrace who you are. I’m proud to be my authentic self,” says 15-year-old Jazz Jennings (@jazzjennings_), the star of the TV show #IAmJazz.
“Older transgender people in the community tell me how lucky I am to have
"16.06.2016 00:02:27"  The story of Kim Leuenberger’s @travellingcars starts on a sunny Sunday afternoon in the garden when she took her first toy car — a VW bus — out for a spin. More than five years later, Kim is a photography student in London, and her collection has grown
"15.06.2016 18:08:57"  French street artist Julien “Seth” Malland (@seth_globepainter) creates murals all over the world, often in contrast with devastated communities. “I try to use old-fashioned things in a modern way,” says Seth. “In an Indonesian village destroyed by a
"15.06.2016 11:15:06" ["whpgetclose"] Guest curator Landon Nordeman (@landonnordeman) selected this unconventional portrait for what was (and wasn’t) included in the frame. “I’m applauding this photographer for taking a risk,” Landon says of the choice to stray from the traditional headshot
"15.06.2016 03:03:17" ["whpgetclose"] “It hits all the categories you want in a storytelling picture. It’s close, but it also has a good sense of place,” says #WHPgetclose guest curator Landon Nordeman (@landonnordeman).
Photo by @fluffy_killer
"15.06.2016 00:10:55"  Yes, Danling Xiao (@mundane_matters) plays with her food, but she also devours it. “I call it ‘eat-your-own-art,’” the 31-year-old graphic designer says. “I’m really enjoying my zero-waste practice!” Three years ago, she toyed around with her first
"14.06.2016 18:05:30" ["weeklyfluff"] It’s time for your dose of #WeeklyFluff, Instagram. Meet Honey (@honeythecockatoo), a comical Canadian cockatoo. Honey’s playful personality is the pitch-perfect avian addition to a birdless Instagram feed. For more Honey antics, follow
"14.06.2016 10:56:07" ["whpgetclose"] “With the Statue of Liberty in the background your eye goes all the way back there and comes back,” says guest curator Landon Nordeman (@landonnordeman), who liked this submission to #WHPgetclose for packing the foreground to share the experience of being