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"25.04.2017 06:02:23" ["whpnaturalbeauty"] In Victoria, Australia, Sunny (@s.wei_) ventures out to explore the mysterious, foggy forest. #WHPnaturalbeauty
Photo by @s.wei_
"25.04.2017 02:42:02" ["whpnaturalbeauty"] Slowly but surely, greenery takes back control in Artem Rozhnov’s (@artemi) #WHPnaturalbeauty submission.
Photo by @artemi
"25.04.2017 01:26:38" ["whpnaturalbeauty"] Mother Nature dazzles as the northern lights dance across the sky, illuminating the jagged peaks of Norway’s second-largest island. #WHPnaturalbeauty
Follow along to see more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @eventyr
"23.04.2017 21:43:26"  The highly anticipated matchups between soccer clubs Real Madrid (@realmadrid) and FC Barcelona (@fcbarcelona) are so hotly contested, they are given their own name: El Clásico. Watch our Instagram story now to see how the Real Madrid players get ready
"23.04.2017 17:03:18" ["theweekoninstagram"] A herd of goats race the setting sun in Madurai, India. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @sreevathsav
"23.04.2017 16:05:42" ["theweekoninstagram"] Golden braids match golden cornfields in Veracruz, Mexico #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @luzzy_luu
"22.04.2017 21:04:32" ["earthday"] After 25 years of work, one of the greatest wilderness conservation success stories in history came to fruition — and photographer Jimmy Chin (@jimmy_chin) was there to document it.
Tompkins Conservation, a wilderness protection organization founded by
"22.04.2017 17:44:50" ["theweekoninstagram"] Photographer Ragnhild Vaaler Furulund (@ragnhildsvisuelledesign) found the perfect curtain to filter the morning light in Norway. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @ragnhildsvisuelledesign
"22.04.2017 16:42:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] Passersby stop to watch a dramatic storm roll in off the coast of Itamaracá Island in Brazil. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @ytallobarreto
"22.04.2017 02:07:56" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] A good splash in the suburbs stars in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. On a rainy day in New York City, photo editor Kruti Kothari (@o_bani_thani) ventured to New Jersey to visit with a friend over a cup of coffee. “The sun came out just before sunset and gave
"21.04.2017 23:03:17" ["whpnaturalbeauty"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPnaturalbeauty
Our planet is a timeless source of discovery, wonder and inspiration. This weekend, let’s celebrate Earth’s beauty.
Here are a few tips to get you started:
Spend time in a majestic landscape. Mountains, beaches,
"21.04.2017 20:39:19" ["madetocreate"] At 16 years old, Morgan Hipworth (@bistromorgan) has dreamed up over 2,000 doughnut flavors and opened his own shop, Bistro Morgan, in Windsor, Australia. Unlike most entrepreneurs dealing with the demands of their first business, Morgan is also a
"20.04.2017 23:05:36"  “I was curious to know what drove people to fight against their neighbors,” says photojournalist Nicole Tung (@nicoletung), who started covering conflict in 2011 amid revolutions in North Africa. More recently, she’s documented the mass displacement of
"20.04.2017 19:59:33"  “Child marriage is a root cause for a lot of the issues that girls face,” says photojournalist Stephanie Sinclair (@stephsinclairpix). Her ongoing 15-year series “Too Young to Wed” (@tooyoungtowed) sheds light on the challenges girls face — cyclical
"20.04.2017 00:48:48" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It's time for a hair-raising edition of #WeeklyFluff. Apparently, one cat’s trash is Ryo Yamazaki’s (@rojiman) treasure. Maru (pictured) is one of the three felines whose shed fur is recycled and carefully crafted into hats for cats. Follow
"19.04.2017 20:09:24"  There’s a chance underwater athlete Sofía Gómez Uribe (@sofigomezu) is part mermaid. “I feel so at peace and just happy to feel the freedom of being under the sea,” says the 25-year-old from Medellín, Colombia, who holds three Pan-American records in
"19.04.2017 03:37:30" ["whpgoodmorning"] In the US Pacific Northwest, Joseph Watrous (@gemini_digitized) waited for the perfect morning light to hit the farmland in front of him. “I could wake up here every day and never miss the city!” #WHPgoodmorning
Photo by @gemini_digitized
"19.04.2017 02:26:40" ["whpgoodmorning"] As often as he can, Behzad Rahmani Poor (@_bezzad) spends the morning with residents at a local homeless shelter in Shiraz, Iran. “The teakettles never stop boiling,” he says. “Drinking tea is the most pleasurable thing they have.” #WHPgoodmorning
"19.04.2017 01:32:46" ["whpgoodmorning"] It took Amy Corson (@amy_corson) a few tries at setting a timer on her camera and hopping under the covers to get a shot she liked, but the playful result was worth the effort. “Good mornings and coffee are pretty synonymous,” she says. “You can’t have
"18.04.2017 20:57:36"  Seven years and seven seasons later, actress Shay Mitchell (@shaym) and the cast of the American TV drama “Pretty Little Liars” (@prettylittleliars) are better friends than ever. “To be able to say that we still all love each other after that long is
"18.04.2017 09:30:59" ["whpgoodmorning"] A pair of birds stop by for breakfast, served up by a helpful hand. #WHPgoodmorning
"18.04.2017 08:12:06"  Ülevus (@ulevus) is a Brazilian brand on a mission to make gender equality more widespread. Paola Penna met her co-founder and girlfriend Larissa Rodrigues while in college. “We were already indignant with what the fashion industry had to offer us, so we
"18.04.2017 02:22:09" ["whpgoodmorning"] Coffee just tastes better when you drink it outside — especially in the early morning light of Valencia, Spain. ☕️ #WHPgoodmorning
Photo by @andrescarrionbaz
"18.04.2017 01:26:23" ["whpgoodmorning"] This little Easter bunny is tuckered out from a weekend of friends, family and a visit to tulip fields near Amsterdam. #WHPgoodmorning
Follow along to see more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @thesematters
"17.04.2017 17:02:29"  Starting this week, you can save posts into private collections. Tap and hold the bookmark icon underneath any post to save it directly to a collection. You can create and name a new collection when you save a post, or you can add it to one you’ve already
"17.04.2017 08:25:42"  In the world of R&B, 21-year-old singer Kehlani (@kehlani) is an artist making moves to the front of the pack. Born and raised in Oakland, California, Kehlani is fresh off the release of a new album and is kicking off a North American tour at @coachella.
"16.04.2017 17:00:01" ["theweekoninstagram"] Fiesta (@fiestathecat), a posh and playful Jack Russell terrier, peers out at the world from a pool of daisies. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @fiestathecat
"16.04.2017 08:29:52"  Food lovers from around the world flock to @coachella for a reason. The annual music and arts celebration pays careful attention to their curation of food, bringing together a list of vendors ranging from Los Angeles’ finest gourmet chefs to food truck
"15.04.2017 17:00:11" ["theweekoninstagram"] “A wise man once said, a handplant a day keeps the doctor away,” writes Stefan Mahlknecht (@stefan_mahl) in his caption. An outdoor photographer and graduate student living in South Tyrol, Italy, Stefan thought this trick’s shape mirrored Giau Pass, the
"15.04.2017 16:02:59" ["theweekoninstagram"] Eight hundred sakura trees live in Tokyo on the Meguro River. Takashi Komatsubara (@takashi_komatsubara) captured one in all its glory at night. “The Japanese strongly feel the four seasons in their daily lives,” explains Takashi. “Many people love the
"15.04.2017 15:03:32" ["theweekoninstagram"] A biker brigade — with bouquets on back — glides through the streets of São Paulo. This photo from artist @azumamakoto depicts part of his installation that rides around the city until May 7. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @azumamakoto
"15.04.2017 07:42:20"  For two weekends in April, the small desert oasis of Indio, California, is a destination for tens of thousands of @coachella attendees, who flock for music, food and art. Two of the featured artists this year are Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, who make up
"14.04.2017 23:28:28" ["whpgoodmorning"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPgoodmorning
This one’s for you, early risers. The goal this weekend is to take photos and videos that capture the sights and sounds of the world waking up — like this one by @stinayulia.
Here are a few tips to get
"14.04.2017 20:39:11" [""] “Hey! My name is Myles Loftin (@goldenpolaroid) and I live in New York City. I’m a 19-year-old freelance photographer and student at Parsons School of Design. I was always interested in art and creating, but it wasn’t until five years ago, when I took a
"14.04.2017 00:08:47"  Gwen Coyne (@gwencoyne) may spend her weekdays in a cubicle, but the digital marketing manager, who works in San Francisco, uses her weekends to explore California with her family and her camera. “I live in such a beautiful place that if you watch and
"13.04.2017 20:29:53" ["boomerang"] Alina Valitova (@alinavalitova) consistently shares playful, extraordinary Boomerangs of life in Moscow and her travels around the world. Lucky for us, the set designer and photographer put together a helpful tutorial, breaking down her essential steps
"13.04.2017 17:09:22"  Today, we’re introducing new sticker tools that help you be even more creative, whether you’re sharing to your story or having conversations with your friends in Direct. Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep up with friends
"12.04.2017 20:17:10" ["cosmonautsday"] From 250 miles (402 kilometers) above Earth, Thomas Pesquet’s (@thom_astro) photos raise our eyes to the stars. The French astronaut, who’s aboard the International Space Station (@iss) for six months, was selected to become an astronaut in 2009. “I began
"12.04.2017 18:59:24"  Güney Tepe (@guneytepe) bought his first camera 10 years ago, when he was 20. “My early photos were not perfect, but I was excited by the act of taking pictures,” he says. “Photography lets you journey through time. For me, photographs keep memories
"12.04.2017 10:09:50" ["whpgeometric"] Akihito Nagata (@abu888) waited patiently for a single car and pedestrian to make their way to the crosswalk in Osaka, Japan, at the same time. “I always love capturing lines,” he says. #WHPgeometric
Photo by @abu888
"12.04.2017 02:23:59" ["whpgeometric"] In Brighton, England, artist Philippa Stanton (@5ftinf) laid out her collection of rulers for “some old-school geometry.” Her favorite, the small one in the middle with white sides, belonged to her grandfather. “I really love how it’s such a simple yet
"12.04.2017 01:27:41" ["whpgeometric"] Looking down from the top of the Grand Mosque of Bandung tower in Indonesia, Agung Triwisuda (@triwisuda) took this photo of people milling around a chevron-styled lawn. “I was inspired by how geometry can be applied beautifully into our everyday
"11.04.2017 22:57:04"  Last weekend, 17-year-old influencer Clara Marz (@claramarz) attended Video City Paris, where video creators have the opportunity to connect with fans and share experiences. “When I think about influencers who started with nothing and are now doing so
"11.04.2017 18:22:29" ["whpgeometric"] “Keeping traditions alive,” writes Altamash Javed (@aljvd) of these almost-symmetrical shipbuilders in the United Arab Emirates. #WHPgeometric
Photo by @aljvd
"11.04.2017 16:01:30"  Today, we’re launching the new Direct to make it fast and easy to turn any conversation into a visual conversation with photos and videos. Texts and reshares will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and videos so you can seamlessly go
"11.04.2017 02:55:47" ["whpgeometric"] Polish artist Justyna Wołodkiewicz (@nibyniebo_) spent her weekend crafting with embroidery thread and polymer clay. “I’m sure I will explore this pattern more,” she says. #WHPgeometric
Photo by @nibyniebo_
"11.04.2017 02:06:39" ["whpgeometric"] A pair of pigeons rest their talons on elegant archways in India. #WHPgeometric
Photo by @dettie_daisie
"10.04.2017 20:25:59" ["vidconeu", "boomerang"] British lifestyle vlogger Niomi Smart (@niomismart) spent the weekend at #VidConEU, meeting with fans and hanging out with fellow content creators. “We’re all so busy it’s hard to find time to get everyone together, especially when we live all over the
"10.04.2017 17:00:20"  Hello, world! It’s time to get acquainted with the Puffytails Trio (@puffytails). This little bunny named Billie lives with her brothers Cameron and Devon in Houston. The trio love to snuggle and hang with their humans — who have made it clear that caring
"09.04.2017 23:21:38" ["passover"] Food blogger Chanie Apfelbaum (@busyinbrooklyn) revives traditional Jewish recipes from her kitchen in Brooklyn, New York. This week, the mother of five will celebrate the eight-day spring holiday #Passover with her family — and a few of her favorite
"09.04.2017 17:12:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Perched high above an underground walkway exit in Berlin, Andrea Lohmann (@anni.berlin) saw this man and his dog walking into the sunshine, “stepping out of hibernation towards spring.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @anni.berlin
"08.04.2017 17:00:21" ["theweekoninstagram"] On a windy day in La Hulpe, Belgium, 16-year-old Barnabé Rossignol (@nightigales) and his little brother filled a castle’s garden with colorful balloons. “After the shoot, we called for the children to burst our balloons because my father was waiting for
"08.04.2017 16:10:54" ["theweekoninstagram"] A pod of sleeping spinner dolphins floated by Galen Craddock (@galen.neil) and his friend off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. “When I capture moments like these, I want to inspire others to go out and explore for themselves,” says Galen.
"08.04.2017 02:29:58" ["whpgeometric"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPgeometric
Triangles in a building’s design. Rectangular lines in the forest. Circular food on your circular plate. This weekend, the goal is to make images and videos of the shapes and structures in your everyday
"07.04.2017 23:04:41" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] We’re popping a wheelie into the weekend with our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Creative director Serhat Ozirik (@serhat) caught these bikers in action in Antalya, Turkey.
Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your next Boomerang’s caption — yours might show up here on
"06.04.2017 23:06:13" ["hellomynameis"] “#hellomynameis Nora Peinador (@nora_py). I’m 19 years old, and I’m a ballerina with the Víctor Ullate Ballet Company in Madrid; I’m also in my last year of high school. I started dancing when I was 7 years old. I always told my mom I wanted to dance, but
"06.04.2017 17:00:23" ["madetocreate"] “Creating a single cake may take a week,” explains artist and baker Madina Yavorskaya. “Ideas simply come to us, and sometimes, they emerge as we experiment.” Along with her brother Rustam, Madina opened Tortik Annushka (@tortikannuchka), a family pastry
"05.04.2017 21:37:49" ["eyeson"] Cengiz Yar (@cengizyar) has his #EyesOn the humanitarian crisis gripping Mosul, Iraq. Over the last six months, he’s documented the exodus of civilians from the besieged city, as Iraqi government forces continue an offensive to expel Islamic State
"05.04.2017 17:00:07"  Paula Albino, 29, and Daniel Negreiros, 39 (@numpulo) made wanderlust a lifestyle. About a year ago, the Brazilian couple, who is based in Belo Horizonte, started to pursue travel as a career. They head to a new destination at least once a month and share
"05.04.2017 02:19:55" ["whphowicreate"] Once the kids are in bed, Anna Bucciarelli (@anna.m.bucciarelli) relaxes at home in Toronto with her watercolors. “Before working on a commercial project,” she says, “I’ll warm up by painting shapes and colors inspired by nature,” like this colorful betta
"05.04.2017 01:41:40" ["whphowicreate"] In the Tennessee countryside, photographer Bret Pemelton (@recoveringmusician) set up his phone to take this self-portrait. “This particular spot is what I see as I climb into my car every morning,” he says of his #WHPhowicreate submission. “It’s my
"05.04.2017 00:45:50" ["whphowicreate"] Nicole Land (@soilandstem) used a time-lapse video to show the work that goes into one of her detailed arrangements. “My designs are an extension of the environment and season I work in,” says the floral designer from Salt Lake City. “I like to pull from
"04.04.2017 20:05:29"  With the help of a brush and some watercolors, Ana Santos (@anasantos_illustration) combines the female form with fantasy. “I love fusing faces with nature,” the illustrator, who also teaches art, says of her work. Based in the northwestern city of
"04.04.2017 10:17:22" ["whphowicreate"] When it comes to cooking up bright and colorful ravioli in her kitchen, Linda Miller Nicholson (@saltyseattle) is a fan of the double roll — first with ricotta and sweet potato, and second with braised lamb. “Because it’s twice as nice to get two in one
"04.04.2017 03:10:41" ["whphowicreate"] Japanese sweets like dango, sakuramochi and rice crackers are the fuel for Koko’s (@koko_secretrainbowpath) journaling and collage projects. #WHPhowicreate
Photo by @koko_secretrainbowpath
"04.04.2017 02:00:46" ["whphowicreate"] Dried flowers, fabric and a simple embroidery hoop make up Olga Prinku’s (@olgaprinku) flower wreaths. “When my garden awakes, I’d love to try drying more varieties, especially poppies and cornflowers,” she writes in her caption.
Follow along as we
"03.04.2017 20:19:10"  Jz Aamir (@jzaamir) uses light calligraphy to bring forgotten locations back to life. “I want people to visit these places and see real beauty, understand the history and learn the stories behind them,” says the 37-year-old from Pakistan. Light
"03.04.2017 16:59:59" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time to meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Albert O. Wheels (@albertonwheels) is a very special rescue from the US. When he’s not enjoying the great outdoors — Albert loves the sand and the snow — he helps advocate for other friends who are in
"03.04.2017 00:23:50" ["finalfour"] At the peak of collegiate basketball and @marchmadness, we headed to Phoenix to catch the men’s #FinalFour in action. Whether you were rooting for @oregonmbb, @unc_basketball, @gamecockmbb or @zagmbb, check out our story for a behind-the-scenes look at
"02.04.2017 17:05:57" ["theweekoninstagram"] The stars — and the fog — aligned for Adela Filip (@adelicko) when she walked into the woods near Zagreb, Croatia, one morning and spotted this lone wolf emerging through the trees. “It was a lucky moment,” she says. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @adelicko
"01.04.2017 17:01:34" ["theweekoninstagram"] Just a bear on a beach holding an umbrella. How was your week? #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @a.13___nao___
"01.04.2017 16:00:39" ["theweekoninstagram"] In the urban hustle and bustle of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nathalie (@natneuilly) found tranquility in this “paradise of flowers.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @natneuilly
"01.04.2017 15:02:16" ["theweekoninstagram"] Diego Coelho (@mekfotos) was at the pool with his family in São Paulo when he took this photo of his sister-in-law falling backward into the water. “I love the lightness and the freedom this conveys,” he says. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @mekfotos
"01.04.2017 00:04:57" ["whphowicreate"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPhowicreate
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos documenting your creative process — the why, the when and even the deeper question of how. San Francisco-based architect Dan Hogman (@danhogman) tackles these
"31.03.2017 17:00:00" ["kindcomments"] “I found confidence from community,” says Los Angeles-based photographer and writer Amos Mac (@amosmac). “When I was a younger person, I couldn’t anticipate what my life would look like, because I didn’t know what a trans experience was. I didn’t see
"30.03.2017 23:13:45"  “We’ve had many moments of extreme frustration through rude peers, disrespectful landlords and ridiculous bankers who have asked where our ‘daddy’ is during business meetings,” says Mriga Kapadiya, one-half of NORBLACK NORWHITE (@norblacknorwhite), a
"30.03.2017 20:05:21" ["whereicomefrom"] “I was born in California, but had a nomadic existence growing up. I find it reflective of my Somali background and ancestry. I find I keep moving, myself. As I once heard someone say, ‘Home is where my sole is.’ That statement resonates with me because
"30.03.2017 17:01:16"  Crop top, bodysuit, skinny jeans — Nadia Aboulhosn (@nadiaaboulhosn) wears any little thing she pleases, keyword “little.” “People try to shame me with, ‘Oh, you shouldn’t be wearing that,’” says the 28-year-old Los Angeles-based blogger, model and
"30.03.2017 02:05:14" ["myinstagramlogo"] Last week, with 600 colorful feathers and a whole lot of love, Simarron Robertson (@dreamkeepersllc) crafted this #myinstagramlogo. “I was inspired to create this today when I read about Instagram’s intention to make this community a safe environment that
"29.03.2017 20:21:43"  It was the everyday, vibrant diversity that brought photographer Narisa Ladak (@nooristan) to Harlem, New York. “There’s so much to learn just by eating at restaurants and listening to music,” says Narisa. “It’s cultivated here. You can learn by walking
"29.03.2017 17:08:03" ["madetocreate"] Lilian Martinez’s (@bfgf) playful tapestries aren’t just modern-day, digitally printed cave drawings — they do double duty as throw blankets you can wrap up in or picnic on. “Art wasn’t very prominent in my childhood. My main interests were eating snacks
"29.03.2017 02:01:04" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] Regardless of what language you speak, “we can all come together to share, enjoy and engage,” says Coral Malfaz (@citomegalovirus), who gathered artists, photographers and friends for a #WWIM15❤️ in Spain’s Canary Islands.
Photo by @citomegalovirus
"29.03.2017 01:03:17" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] For Maya Wardhani (@mayaraniaa), a day of fun on a playground in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, is just one manifestation of kindness, #WWIM15❤️’s theme. “Kindness is about creating happiness with friends,” says Maya.
Photo by @mayaraniaa
"28.03.2017 23:59:10" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] Bad weather couldn’t stop Gary Lin (@s_way045) and his friends from joining forces for Taipei’s #WWIM15❤️ this past weekend. “The rain is heavy,” he says, “but the hearts are stronger.”
Photo by @s_way045
"28.03.2017 18:11:15" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for another edition of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Bono, the newest edition to the @lorylorikeet family. This sweet, snuggly bird lives with his siblings, Lory and Theo, in Vitória, Brazil, and loves a good head scratch from his human. (Who
"28.03.2017 05:17:05" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f", "boomerang"] New friends and fun Boomerangs were made by Alfan Erdi Jozuna (@alfanzu) at this #WWIM15❤️ in Jakarta, Indonesia.
#Boomerang by @alfanzu
"28.03.2017 03:55:08" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] Let’s play “how many hands are in this photo?” with Anna Egorova (@egoorushka) and her university friends in Russia. #WWIM15❤️
Photo by @alex_akimenko via @egoorushka
"28.03.2017 03:00:34" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] This past weekend, thousands of community members — like Sam Vasquez (@ettwas), here in Mexico — gathered around the world to celebrate Worldwide InstaMeet 15 (#WWIM15❤️) and its theme: kindness. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite
"28.03.2017 00:31:08"  Actor Tom Holland (@tomholland2013) found out he was Spider-Man on Instagram. “Marvel had posted a photo and said, ‘Go to our website to find out who the next Spider-Man is!’” says 20-year-old Tom, who grew up in London. “I rushed to my computer, and
"26.03.2017 18:05:02" ["theweekoninstagram"] After driving along the twists and turns of Switzerland’s Maloja Pass, Jonas Skorpil (@zrodyr) released his drone to take this nighttime shot. “I set it to a long exposure and tried my luck,” he says. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @zrodyr
"26.03.2017 17:31:58" ["theweekoninstagram"] Who’s a good dog? #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @lennyruizc
"26.03.2017 00:04:47"  “I can’t really say I had any female riders to look up to,” says motocross champion Vicki Golden (@vgolden423). As a three-time X Games gold medalist, and the first female to qualify for Supercross and Arenacross, the 24-year-old from Southern California
"25.03.2017 21:04:22" ["theweekoninstagram"] A visitor to the sculpture garden in Rome’s Villa Medici takes a new look at some ancient relics. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @lenovchi
"25.03.2017 20:09:17" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I don’t normally shoot flowers,” says Yosuke Nishida (@yosuke_0312), but these blooming camellias scattered along a woodland path in Japan changed everything. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @yosuke_0312
"25.03.2017 17:00:49" ["theweekoninstagram"] In the waters off of Vitória, Brazil, Pepê Silva (@pepesilva_) draws inspiration from the sea and sunlight. “When I photograph someone, I try to put them in sync with these two elements.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @pepesilva_
"25.03.2017 02:29:52"  Paralympian Beatrice Vio’s (@bebe_vio) relationship with fencing started at age 5. “It was love at first sight,” says the gold medalist, now 20, from Venice, Italy. In 2008, Beatrice contracted meningitis, which resulted in the amputation of both legs
"24.03.2017 23:19:31" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] This cool cat’s curled tail, captured in action by Volkan Çatıkkaş (@volkancatikkas), swung its way into our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your next Boomerang’s caption — yours might show up here on @instagram.
"24.03.2017 20:14:31" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] InstaMeets have been a part of our community since the very early days of Instagram. They are gatherings of people who come together to connect over their shared passions and experiences. And Worldwide InstaMeet 15 (#WWIM15❤️) is happening this weekend,
"24.03.2017 17:01:18"  “At our core, Girlvana is empowering the next generation of women through movement and mindfulness,” says yoga teacher Alex Mazerolle (@allymaz) from Vancouver, Canada. Alex is the founder of Girlvana Yoga (@girlvanayoga), a community on a mission to
"23.03.2017 18:11:55" ["wwim15\u2764"] The Embassy of Kindness (@theembassyofkindness) all started at an InstaMeet in Melbourne, Australia. Kanesan Nathan (@legojacker) and Amal Bleed (@toffyinc) led a photo walk around the city, documenting what kindness looked like with fellow, local
"23.03.2017 17:06:07" [""] “Yo what up! I’m Liza Koshy (@lizakoshy) and I’m just a little brown girl with big dreams in a big tree. One of those dreams has been to simply spread some good ol’ positivity. It’s been a blessing to spread it around online. I found an awesome community
"23.03.2017 16:11:20"  Last September, we made a commitment to the community to keep Instagram a safe place for everyone. This year we will continue to act on that commitment and also focus on fostering kindness.
The first step is to celebrate the kindness our community is
"23.03.2017 02:38:49" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Today’s #WeeklyFluff is Marry (@hamstermarry), a cute and curious hamster who hails from Thailand. Marry enjoys napping, playing around and, as you can see, the occasional joy ride. Follow @hamstermarry to ensure you never miss out on an
"23.03.2017 00:06:06" ["eyeson"] Photographer Daniella Zalcman (@dzalcman) has her #EyesOn a stolen generation. Starting in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, indigenous children across the United States, Canada and Australia were taken from their families and placed in boarding
"22.03.2017 01:32:33" ["whpyoungatheart"] While exploring the light and shadow of a structure by Catalan architects Enric Miralles and Carme Pinòs, Valle García (@valleklau) was struck by two thoughts. “We are alive, and we are still young,” she says. “These architects understood and accepted the
"22.03.2017 00:41:16" ["whpyoungatheart"] Growing up in Vicenza, in northeastern Italy, Davide Pretto’s (@dvdprtto) fondest childhood reflections are intertwined with historical architecture. “My favorite memories are when my father carried me on his shoulders visiting some place. It was a moment
"21.03.2017 23:28:03" ["whpyoungatheart"] “We should all enjoy the simple things in life, whatever our age,” says Marcelo García Calviño (@marchi3003), who brought his best friend @veronarupes (whom he met through Instagram) to one of his favorite spots in Cabo de Home, Spain. “As soon as she saw
"21.03.2017 20:58:39" ["wwim15\u2764"] If you’re in Tokyo on Sunday, March 26, be sure to head to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. There, teacher Hai Huynh, one half of @notesofnomads, will be co-hosting a #WWIM15❤ event where people will be creating intricate origami cherry blossoms to
"21.03.2017 11:24:35" ["whpyoungatheart"] A simple reminder from Turtle Williams (@turtledove.a): You’re never too old to make a wish. #WHPyoungatheart
Photo by @turtledove.a
"21.03.2017 03:26:42" ["whpyoungatheart"] With a few cleverly placed paper hats, Juj (@picturingjuj) creates a whimsical scene of a party. #WHPyoungatheart
Photo by @picturingjuj
"21.03.2017 02:14:57" ["whpyoungatheart"] Spotted in the Philippines: Timothy Genesis (@thykopi) laughs as he and a friend are knocked down by a playful wave. #WHPyoungatheart
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @thykopi
"20.03.2017 23:40:21" ["persiannewyear"] March 20 marks Nowruz, the #PersianNewYear and the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. For Iranian photojournalist Majid Saeedi (@majidsaeedi), the 13-day holiday marks some of his sweetest childhood memories, like family gatherings around
"20.03.2017 20:23:16"  Flying at more than 220 miles (354 kilometers) per hour, Amelie Windel (@ams_w) has bigger things to worry about than a picture-perfect smile. “It’s a high-stress environment,” says 26-year-old Amelie, the youngest female aerobatic pilot in the UK. “One
"20.03.2017 18:06:19"  Starting today, you’ll have the option to save your live video to your phone at the end of a broadcast. While live videos will continue to disappear from the app when you’re done, this update gives you the flexibility to hold onto your video and re-watch
"20.03.2017 01:41:28"  Communities of pushpins, pencils and erasers at odds with each other, trees that hug all day — animation director and writer Sean Charmatz (@sean_charmatz) breathes life into everyday sights. “The idea is that if you look close enough and take a moment to
"19.03.2017 17:00:36" ["theweekoninstagram"] A herd of deer wandering through the still-wintry countryside of Hokkaido, Japan, drew Hidetoshi Kikuchi’s (@hidetoshi_kikuchi) attention — and his drone, theirs. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @hidetoshi_kikuchi
"19.03.2017 00:08:41" ["poprallyxpetra"] “I want to be an artist who builds confidence in my viewers and makes them feel a little less alone,” says Grace Miceli (@artbabygirl), who lives in New York City. “Someone who helps us to understand each other and ourselves. These animations are meant to
"18.03.2017 23:58:33" ["poprallyxpetra"] “From a feminist standpoint, collaboration is essential to my practice, politically and artistically,” says Madelyne Beckles (@bellhoox), an artist who lives in Montreal. “It will always make work stronger and ideas come off more potent when there are
"18.03.2017 23:43:53" ["poprallyxpetra"] “My art practice is born out of working on my bedroom floor with whatever resources are accessible,” says Aleia Murawski (@aleia), an artist who lives in Chicago. “My art has been shown mostly within DIY women-led art spaces and projects. It is a much
"18.03.2017 18:01:14" ["theweekoninstagram"] While visiting a church on Tibidabo mountain overlooking Barcelona, Spain, a yellow object caught Alberto Fonta Reiriz’s (@fontarei) eye — a rotating platform, offering visitors 360-degree views out over the city, mountains and coastline. “I felt like I
"18.03.2017 17:00:11" ["theweekoninstagram"] For Akhwaf Habiburrahman (@akhwaf), an Indonesian photographer living in Germany, the unplanned photos are the best ones — like this one captured just before sunset from a skate park in Frankfurt, Germany. “The more spontaneous the shot, the better it
"18.03.2017 05:01:56"  Imagine spending months carving, painting and working tirelessly to craft a giant, gravity-defying display of towering puppets — only to watch your creations stuffed with fireworks and burned to the ground. But there’s no sadness at Las Fallas (“the
"18.03.2017 02:19:56" ["boomerangoftheweek"] Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek from Leticia Ramos (@letizilla) takes us on a wild rainbow ride.
Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your next Boomerang’s caption — yours might show up here on @instagram.
"17.03.2017 23:56:17" ["whpyoungatheart"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPyoungatheart
Age really is just a number. This weekend, head out into the world and capture playful, candid photos and videos showing how life is better when we keep a touch of whimsy in every day.
Here’s how to get
"17.03.2017 20:34:45"  Professional Irish dancer Tyler Schwartz (@tylerschwartzdance) loves to play off his crowd’s energy. “Irish dance is a rowdy, fun and high-energy dance form that usually involves a lot of audience participation,” says 25-year-old Tyler, who lives in
"17.03.2017 16:59:33"  “I’ve celebrated this day in the past, but it’s different in Ireland,” says American expat Elizabeth Lamb (@ebdeco) of Saint Patrick’s Day. Shamrocks aside, Elizabeth says it’s a time for friends and family. “The tradition here is to go to Mass in the
"17.03.2017 02:11:35"  The Giving Keys (@thegivingkeys) opens doors by employing people who are transitioning out of homelessness. “Our goal is to have everyone feel unique, special and one-of-a-kind,” says actress and singer-songwriter Caitlin Crosby (@caitlincrosby), who
"16.03.2017 16:59:56"  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior Alex Koszeghy’s (@alexkosz) commitment to sparkle (and glitter) bursted out of struggle. “For the majority of my life, I really struggled with a lot of insecurities and self-esteem problems. These, along
"15.03.2017 21:06:06"  Born and raised in Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, 23-year-old Eyerusalem Jiregna (@eyerusalem_a_jiregna) knows a thing or two about fast-paced environments. But she also hopes that her photographs might inspire people to pause and look — really
"15.03.2017 11:30:16" ["whptravelogue"] In a small village just over an hour’s drive from Madrid, Sergio Castañera Gomez (@_casta_) and his friends took a vintage SEAT 600 out for a spin. “I wanted to re-create a scene from another time,” says Sergio. #WHPtravelogue
Photo by @_casta_
"15.03.2017 03:00:31" ["whptravelogue"] While traveling through Macau, Nepalese photographer and designer Jiwan Rana (@safaljiwan) spotted this crowded residential building. “Architecture and travel are my inspirations,” he says of this perfect pair for #WHPtravelogue.
Photo by @safaljiwan
"15.03.2017 01:55:46" ["whptravelogue"] A road trip from his hometown of Sydney, Australia, prompted Pat Kay (@pat_kay) to create his #WHPtravelogue submission. “I was inspired by the vastness of the Stockton sand dunes and wanted people to experience the epic scale of this place with
"14.03.2017 21:23:05"  We’re heading out on the waves and under the sea with pro surfer Barron Mamiya (@barronmamiya). Check out our Instagram story to see some of Barron’s favorite spots in his hometown: Haleiwa, Hawaii.
"14.03.2017 17:06:06" ["piday"] Pittsburgh food stylist Quelcy Kogel (@withthegrains) has an insatiable sweet tooth and passion for fresh food. “I remember visiting my grandparents on their farm and my grandmother was always in the kitchen preparing. One meal would be finished, and
"14.03.2017 11:03:45" ["whptravelogue"] Counting the pelicans sitting on the lampposts along the Canning Bridge has become a daily ritual for Jo (@sayhellojo) during her commute in Perth, Australia. “The record stands at seven!” she writes in her caption.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"14.03.2017 03:43:33" ["whptravelogue"] “Home is where you are welcomed with smiling faces,” says Sezgi Olgaç (@sezgiolgac) of her “home away from home” on Turkey’s Cunda Island. #WHPtravelogue
Photo by @sezgiolgac
"14.03.2017 02:49:02" ["whptravelogue"] In Vivien Liu’s (@vdubl) #WHPtravelogue submission, a moody, serpentine road in China’s Hunan province kicks our wanderlust into overdrive.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s project.
Photo by @vdubl
"13.03.2017 20:58:17" ["holi"] Photographers cite countless reasons for loving the craft, but few go as far as Monica Tiwari (@monicatiwari), 28, who insists that taking pictures has made her a better person. “In general, I think I spend more time in my head than outside of it,” Monica
"13.03.2017 16:58:21" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for a prickly (but sweet!) dose of #WeeklyFluff. Lionel the hedgehog (@lionelthehog) hails from Charleston, South Carolina, where he loves spending time with his human and posing for playful photo shoots. Follow @lionelthehog to
"13.03.2017 00:37:04"  Nigerian-American student and Black Lives Matter activist Ugochi Egonu (@ugochiegonu) believes that self-love is the most radical form of protest. “If we learn to see the beauty in things we’ve been told are flawed — in womanhood, in blackness, in
"12.03.2017 17:02:16" ["theweekoninstagram"] As a psychology student, Thali Louise (@thalilouise) was quickly absorbed by this interspecies encounter at her local park in Curitiba, Brazil. “Besides being one of the symbols of the city where I live, the capybara is not a very friendly animal. This
"12.03.2017 01:33:21"  “It would be so cool to get slimed!” says 14-year-old Jacob Sartorius (@jacobsartorius), who is up for Favorite Viral Music Artist at the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. He found out about his nomination while in rehearsals for his upcoming European
"11.03.2017 17:59:34" ["theweekoninstagram"] For Nastya Gooz (@nastyagooz), a setting sun reveals an extra layer of beauty in one of India's historic cities. “Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City because all of the buildings here were made with golden sandstone, is located in the Great Desert
"11.03.2017 17:02:42" ["theweekoninstagram"] One of Svetlana’s (@istanbul.fragments) favorite local activities – riding the ferry across the Bosphorus — led her to this moment of found symmetry. “For just a few liras, you can go on a boat from one continent to another,” she says. “I like watching
"11.03.2017 02:11:58" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Emily Hinchcliff (@el_fotomat) from Philadelphia captured our #BoomerangOfTheWeek during her annual two-week trip to Guatemala. “I spend time each February photographing and thawing out from winter at different villages on the perimeter of Lake Atitlán,”
"11.03.2017 00:30:39" ["whptravelogue"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPtravelogue
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that re-create the experiences of traveling — like this multi-image post from Sam Vox’s (@sam.vox) journeys. “I’m the guy with the camera and notepad ready to learn
"10.03.2017 21:18:59"  Today, we’re hanging out with K-pop stars Seventeen (@saythename_17) while they’re on tour in Japan. Check out our story now to go behind the scenes as they gear up for a big performance.
Photo by @saythename_17
"10.03.2017 01:20:54" ["hellomynameis"] “#hellomynameis Mateus Aguiar (@mateusaguiarph). I’m 21 years old and I’m a photographer. I was born in Rio de Janeiro, but I currently live in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais. My interest in photography arose during a graphic design course where I worked on
"09.03.2017 21:52:28"  For many people, the idea of a giant bug perched on their nose is the stuff of nightmares. But for Adrian Kozakiewicz (@insecthaus_adi), it’s a dream come true. “I want people to pay attention to the beauty of insects — their colors, shapes, the way they
"08.03.2017 22:43:11" ["womensday"] “I miss the smell of jasmine. I miss the old buildings and the taste of the Syrian food. I miss every single detail about my country,” says 19-year-old swimmer Yusra Mardini (@mardiniysra). Due to civil war, Yusra and her sister fled Syria when their home
"08.03.2017 21:31:44" ["womensday"] Art didn’t always bring Areeba Siddique (@ohareeba) the joy it does today. “Drawing used to make me anxious,” says the 19-year-old from Pakistan. “I would think, ‘What if it doesn’t turn out good enough?’” As her style evolved, Areeba started overlaying
"08.03.2017 18:57:05" ["womensday"] By all standards, Blair Cherelstein (@blurchur) leads the life of your average 22-year-old. “I wake up, I go to class, my job, my internship,” says Blair, a film major in West Virginia. “There’s this misperception that trans people operate under a
"08.03.2017 10:36:02" ["whpbettertogether"] “My grandmothers have led a hard life,” says Tatyana Nekrasova (@nekrasovatanya_art), who snapped this #WHPbettertogether photo of her grandmother and great-aunt — who she also calls grandmother — (and her playful cousin) at home in Crimea. They lived
"08.03.2017 04:40:45" ["whpbettertogether"] When Marina Neale (@lostincreamtea) spotted these two seals in a Canadian fjord (a deep inlet between cliffs), her #WHPbettertogether submission came together as the pair swam up for a photo. “I’m passionate about animal welfare, and I spend a lot of time
"08.03.2017 03:39:55" ["whpbettertogether"] “The bees need the flowers, and the flowers need the bees,” says Nacho Rodríguez Perez (@naseke) of his #WHPbettertogether submission. He captured this moment near a field of almond blossoms in Casinos, Spain. “I spent a couple of hours watching how the
"07.03.2017 18:01:31" ["weeklyfluff"] Meow, world! It’s time for a fresh cut #WeeklyFluff. Desi (@desithepersian) is a very expressive blue Persian kitty who lives in the US. Follow @desithepersian to add some much-needed power to your feed.
"07.03.2017 11:19:48" ["whpbettertogether"] “It’s my turn!”
“No, it’s my turn!”
Even when we fight, Claudia (@cburtonsiller) shows us, we’re all just trying to fly the same kite.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to #WHPbettertogether.
Photo by @cburtonsiller
"07.03.2017 05:36:42" ["whpbettertogether"] “What is cinema without a giant popcorn and soda?!” writes Ahmad El-Abi (@ahmad_abi) in his caption. #WHPbettertogether
Photo by @ahmad_abi
"07.03.2017 04:51:45" ["whpbettertogether"] It’s clear from Didi Yusuf Sulaiman’s (@didiyussuff) submission for #WHPbettertogether: a purple wall is more fun when your BFFs are posed up front.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s project.
"06.03.2017 17:59:52"  Sixteen-year-old Marco Lopez (@exploremarco) spends his weekends traveling to photograph the most beautiful landscapes in Switzerland. “I started photography two years ago. At first, it was just to immortalize memories, but little by little, I started
"05.03.2017 17:58:57" ["theweekoninstagram"] A curious friend caught Ana Clara Vitorelli’s (@swapnap) attention from the kitchen during a volunteer trip in Pelotas, Brazil. “I was helping to prepare the place to receive kids in need — I wasn’t expecting his visit at all!” she says. “Everyone around
"05.03.2017 16:58:42" ["theweekoninstagram"] Anna and Rodrigo (@maladeviagem) have their own idea of what it means to kick back at the beach. The couple made this fun eye trick along the Paraná River in Porto São José, Brazil. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @maladeviagem
"05.03.2017 16:00:39" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I love the light at the Louvre. You can play with the reflection over the glass pyramids and inside the arcade you can draw fantastic silhouettes,” says Aurélie Guisiano (@globalworming), who encountered this pair of monks at one of her favorite spots.
"04.03.2017 21:58:33" ["theworkisworthit"] “You just have to love it,” says Karolyne Day (@karolyneday15) before heading onstage at the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship. “It takes a lot of hours and determination to get through cheerleading. There’s a lot of
"04.03.2017 17:59:19" ["theweekoninstagram"] Federica Lazzarini (@chicwave) had a message in mind when she photographed this couple during a Carnival festival in Venice. “There were a lot of people around us, but I wanted to share that the beauty and power of love is stronger than anything else
"04.03.2017 17:01:23" ["theweekoninstagram"] “We threw the stick with them for hours and they never slowed down,” says Jackson Fager (@jacksonfager) of a day at Cape Town’s Noordhoek Beach with his friend’s dogs, Tatu and Bwana. Jackson recently moved from Brooklyn to South Africa with his wife and
"04.03.2017 16:02:25" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I wanted to share how colors are such an integral form of our existence,” says Vineet Vohra (@vineet_vohra) of this portrait from Holi celebrations in Barsana, India. “The joy is how this event is celebrated year after year. This woman is newly married,
"04.03.2017 03:20:12" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] Weavers in sync looped their way into our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Traveler @mskarty captured this perfectly timed moment near Inle Lake in Myanmar.
Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your next Boomerang’s caption — yours might show up here on @instagram.
"03.03.2017 23:58:51" ["whpbettertogether"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPbettertogether
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by subjects that are better when combined. Here’s how to get started:
Cookies and milk, Beauty and the Beast, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson — create
"03.03.2017 22:28:36" ["worldwildlifeday"] After spending several months during the course of a year in Africa shooting a story on wildlife poisoning, National Geographic photographer Charlie Hamilton James (@chamiltonjames) enjoyed his final day on assignment photographing (and cuddling) orphaned
"03.03.2017 17:59:28"  A sunflower, a unicorn’s horn, a piece of tropical fruit and a newborn chick are some of the elements Brazilian designer Fernanda Guimarães (@cancanacessorios) has combined to create her imaginative head ornaments, often worn during Brazil’s Carnival
"03.03.2017 03:04:20" ["bookstagram", "worldbookday"] There’s a lot that happens when Lisa Presnell (@pagesandpaper) opens a book. For one thing, her dog, cat or snake might decide to perch on top of it. “I’m always looking for new ways to make reading exciting,” says the elementary school educator and
"02.03.2017 22:07:11"  “The next collection revolves around the idea of embracing a modern woman’s being,” says Virgil Abloh (@virgilabloh), who showed his Off-White (@off____white) designs at Paris Fashion Week, “freedom to wear her clothes with confidence.” Virgil’s
"02.03.2017 18:02:59"  From snow-covered Himalayas to the glowing sunsets of Marrakech, Florian Schmitt’s (@kidkutsmedia) photographs transport us to remote landscapes and bustling cities. “For me, traveling means to feel free and to expand my horizons,” says the Mannheim,
"02.03.2017 00:08:37" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Today’s #WeeklyFluff is one happy husky named Maru (@maruhusky). This playful pup, who looks a lot like a , loves celebrating the holidays and relaxing at home. Follow Maru to ensure your feed always has a healthy dose of black and white
"01.03.2017 21:10:10" ["mardigras"] New Orleans may be synonymous with #MardiGras, but for photographer and teacher Akasha Rabut (@akasharabut) the city’s locals make it a magical place. “It’s the weirdest and most beautiful place I’ve ever lived,” Akasha explains. “It’s full of these
"01.03.2017 12:07:15" ["whpcolorful"] “Every day I mix and blend colors, and it is one of the most engaging parts of my job,” says artist Ann Wood (@woodlucker) of the paper feathers that she created for #WHPcolorful. “I hope to create permanent moments in paper that solidify the fleeting
"01.03.2017 03:59:40" ["whpcolorful"] Movement was key to José Simonovis’ (@josesimonovis) take on #WHPcolorful; he was inspired by artist Carlos Cruz-Diez’s mural at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Venezuela. “I love this new way of posting,” says José, who used multiple photos in
"01.03.2017 03:00:48" ["whpcolorful"] “It was my aim to fold this when I started origami two years ago,” says Louise Cassidy (@louise.paperart) of her handcrafted unicorn for #WHPcolorful. The background is digitally drawn and inspired by outer space. “I like to create little worlds for the
"01.03.2017 00:03:36" ["myinstagramlogo"] It took more than two hours and about 1,000 tiny candies for Merliee Benson (@merileeloo) to construct this #myinstagramlogo, a sweet remix of our app’s logo. “I enjoy doing intricate and tedious designs, because it’s a stress relief for me,” says the
"28.02.2017 21:21:38"  Aloha from Honolulu, Hawaii! Watch our Instagram story to head to the island of Oahu where Bretman Rock (@bretmanrock) takes us on a tour of some of his favorite local spots in his hometown.
"28.02.2017 17:56:27" ["recoveryheroes", "nedawareness"] Today, British model Iskra Lawrence (@iskra) exudes confidence and balance, but it’s taken years of work. At 13 she was scouted by an agency when the sample size was a UK 6. “I just couldn’t fit into it,” says Iskra. Then followed five years of measuring,
"28.02.2017 11:30:00" ["whpcolorful"] In Bangalore, Varun Panesar (@varunpanesar) passed a rainbow assortment of stuffed bears chilling on the side of the road. They leap out from the shade of surrounding trees and into this #WHPcolorful submission.
Photo by @varunpanesar
"28.02.2017 04:28:46" ["whpcolorful"] Alisa Dalia (@alisaanton) calls her #WHPcolorful submission “a little something to brighten up your Monday.”
"28.02.2017 03:42:22" ["whpcolorful"] Stephen McMennamy (@smcmennamy) unleashes a cascade of jewel-toned bouncy balls in this #WHPcolorful animation.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project.
Video by @smcmennamy
"27.02.2017 18:05:58" ["blackhistorymonth"] “Being socially aware has always been a very strong value in my family and in my life,” says American director Melina Matsoukas (@msmelina). “I really try to use my platform to say something, to create some sort of change and initiate a conversation that
"27.02.2017 02:24:29"  Sunday night marks the 89th Academy Awards (@theacademy), an event in Los Angeles honoring the best films in 2016. We’re going behind the scenes with actress Sofia Carson (@sofiacarson) on the red carpet and inside the Dolby Theatre.
Watch our Instagram
"26.02.2017 17:58:59" ["theweekoninstagram"] Patrick Sister (@patricksister) caught two revelers as they sprinted along the beach on stilts during a Carnival street parade, or bloco, in Brazil. “My favorite part is people on the streets in costumes, having fun!” says Patrick, who plans to be
"26.02.2017 16:59:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] “All the people I photograph are beautiful in their own way,” says Noir Barakat (@noirbarakat), who captured the hands of a shy woman in her doorway in Beirut. “She blushed as her head bowed and I heard her say, ‘Home is where the cats are.’”
"26.02.2017 15:58:08" ["theweekoninstagram"] “We could not take our eyes off the tower, even though the weather was awful, a strong wind blowing and it was very cold,” says Anna Toporkova (@toporkova.pro), of capturing Ostankino Tower illuminated at night. Anna, a lifelong resident of Moscow, only
"26.02.2017 01:06:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] Shaded by trees, a girl twirls her skirt in this photo from Oaxaca captured by Aurora Sánchez (@foto_saja). #TheWeekOnInstagram
"26.02.2017 00:14:27" ["theweekoninstagram"] After discovering this tree during a hike last spring, Christoph Schlein (@christophschlein) and his girlfriend returned eight months later for a closer look. “It was something like 15 degrees below zero — usually the lake is not frozen and it was
"25.02.2017 17:59:22"  Growing up, Ava DuVernay (@directher) would wait outside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with her Aunt Denise and sisters to watch Academy Award presenters go into rehearsals. Today, she’s the first black female director to receive an Oscar
"25.02.2017 03:09:04" ["whpcolorful"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPcolorful
The goal this weekend is to create photos and videos that pop with color. Here’s how to get started:
Seek out environments with bright and bold colors that catch your eye. For example, if you attend a concert or
"25.02.2017 00:11:26"  Comedian Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) will host the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night. As you can see from this moment captured in between rehearsals, it’s clear he’s taking his duties very seriously.
Photo by @jimmykimmel
"24.02.2017 21:02:44" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] A group of new friends who met on Instagram fell into our #BoomerangOfTheWeek spot. Muhammad Dian (@semuabaper_), an 18-year-old student who lives in Batam, Indonesia, captured this moment while exploring the country he loves.
Do you love taking
"24.02.2017 18:00:49"  Favelagrafia (@favelagrafia) is a photo collective, bringing together nine photographers living in nine Rio de Janeiro hilltop slums known as favelas. “The objective is to show the potential of these places and to tell the stories of important characters
"24.02.2017 03:03:19" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll is about unconditional love and allowing anybody that has a talent to have an equal playing field. Diversity is beautiful.” —Naomi Campbell (@iamnaomicampbell)
One of the original supermodels, Naomi has walked in countless shows and has
"23.02.2017 23:57:07"  Josh Wool’s (@joshwool) self-described approach to portraiture is incredibly slow and unapologetically simple. Using equipment and techniques that are more than a century old, the Brooklyn, New York-based artist painstakingly extracts his images from a
"23.02.2017 18:00:30"  While undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Brazilian artist Maritana Quaresma (@maritanaquaresma) transformed her Instagram feed into a cancer diary. “I wrote and drew when I was sick. I didn’t wait until I felt better to write about it,” says the
"22.02.2017 20:55:21"  Sugar and spice and everything nice — meringue kisses, fairy floss, buttercream icing, chocolate ganache, crystallized flowers, raspberry macaroons — that’s what Georgia’s Cakes are made of. “More is more,” says Georgia Green (@georgiascakes), the
"22.02.2017 18:01:17"  Surprise! Swipe left on the post above to see more.
Starting today, you can share up to 10 photos and videos in one post on Instagram. With this update, you no longer have to choose the single best photo or video from an experience you want to
"22.02.2017 12:15:06" ["whpiseefaces"] With just a few marker strokes, pro doodler Jon Burgerman (@jonburgerman) turns two New York City traffic barrels into a couple of surprised characters. #WHPiseefaces
Photo illustration by @jonburgerman
"22.02.2017 07:48:52" ["whpiseefaces"] In Sicily, a bug-eyed face appears to be playing hide-and-seek behind a yellow car in this #WHPiseefaces submission by Enza (@enza8317).
"22.02.2017 04:25:43" ["whpiseefaces"] Andrés Carrión (@andresete.geo) steps back from the City of Arts and Sciences complex in Valencia, Spain, to reveal a big smile that greets passers-by. #WHPiseefaces
Photo by @andresete.geo
"22.02.2017 02:35:28" ["whpiseefaces"] Aravis Dolmenna (@aravisdolmenna) set out to make a splash with this coffee-sipping character for #WHPiseefaces. ☕️
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s project.
Photo by @aravisdolmenna
"20.02.2017 20:52:05"  Last weekend, 17-year-old Hannah Barker (@nxtures) traveled from Essex to Margate, England, to attend Geek 2017 — a three-day gaming festival for all ages. For Hannah, a student and part-time Disney princess, work and play don’t look much different: “The
"20.02.2017 17:49:12" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time to meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Here’s Manny (@yoremahm) — aka “The Selfie Cat” — who, as you can see, understands the power of a portrait. This rescued gray Tabby is often seen posing with canine pals and is always clawing to be the
"19.02.2017 18:58:46" ["theweekoninstagram"] Love is in the air on the Canary Islands where Lydia Farray (@alataalde) spotted a pair of pink angels strolling hand-in-hand. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @alataalde
"19.02.2017 18:04:22" ["theweekoninstagram"] This week was sentimental for friends Akihito Nagata (@abu888) and Yurie (@yuuuuuriiie), who began collaborating after they met on Instagram, because Yurie will be moving to Tokyo. “I love this circular window,” says Akihito. “It perfectly frames the
"18.02.2017 21:18:12" ["madetocreate"] A self-described “crafty gal,” Holly Fox (@hol_fox) always had a project. She bejeweled pumpkins, built gingerbread houses — and then she shifted her focus to cookies when she realized royal icing mixed just like paint. “I’m constantly thinking about
"18.02.2017 17:58:02" ["theweekoninstagram"] There’s fun to be had no matter how cold it gets for the residents of Budakli village. Kenan Nihat Elçi (@_kenannihatelci_) decided to pay a visit to the local thermal baths where he snapped this photo. “In cold weather, this has become an entertainment
"18.02.2017 03:03:31" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] Jorge (@instayors) threw his hat into the ring for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek — and it paid off! This one was captured on a quick road trip with his friend Irene (@iregoes).
Do you love taking Boomerangs? Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your caption. Yours might
"18.02.2017 00:06:24" ["whpiseefaces"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPiseefaces
The goal this weekend is to find faces in surprising and unexpected places — like this one by @olafbreuning. Here’s how to get started:
Slow down and take in your surroundings. Look down at the sidewalk for shapes
"17.02.2017 21:14:29"  “Can’t is not a word we like to use,” says Jon Boogz (@jonboogz), who together with Lil Buck (@lilbuckdalegend) founded Movement Art Is to inspire social change through creative physical expression. “Dance is more than just entertainment. It’s a universal
"17.02.2017 18:04:58"  “Our passion for photography and filmmaking came first, then drones,” says Jampal Williamson, who runs @saltywings with friend Michael Goetze. “In late 2015, we had an idea to explore and photograph the West Australian coastline with aerial technology,”
"17.02.2017 00:28:04"  Don’t smile for the camera. That’s the first rule Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir) imparts to the grips, gaffers and other behind-the-scenes characters that take center stage in his surreal, poker-faced photographs. When Simon, a London-based director of
"16.02.2017 18:00:34" ["wwim15\u2764\ufe0f"] A note from Kevin Systrom (@kevin):
I’m excited to announce that the theme of Worldwide InstaMeet 15 (#WWIM15❤️) is kindness. Every day, one of the largest and most diverse communities in the world comes together on Instagram. By enabling people to share
"16.02.2017 00:11:27" ["madetocreate"] Ingrid Rizzieri’s jewelry business Entre Cubos (@entrecubos) — translated into English as “Between Cubes” — emerged from a personal fashion quest. “The market offers a lot of classic jewelry, which is more delicate and feminine,” says 20-year-old Ingrid,
"15.02.2017 21:10:30" ["eyeson"] Marko Drobnjakovic (@xmd101) has his #EyesOn a brutal winter and a tide of refugees making their way into his native city of Belgrade, Serbia. For the 37-year-old photojournalist, this is another chapter in a journey he has traced from places like
"15.02.2017 11:17:21" ["whploveis"] Kirsty Ballard (@madeinjoho) captured a candid display of joyful affection when her mom, an elephant enthusiast from England, visited a sanctuary in South Africa. “This fella in particular loves to give trunk kisses and was by far mum’s favorite,” she
"15.02.2017 04:01:06"  “The purpose of this photo is to share love in all its forms,” says Domingo (@domingoxlatarde) of the heart that took shape in an ocean breeze, which he dedicated to his grandmother. “I’m always curious what love means to people — love has no
"15.02.2017 02:58:48" ["whploveis"] “Self-love is the for loving the world,” says Shay Meir (@shaymeir), a photographer based in Israel who made this #WHPloveis submission as part of a special Valentine’s Day series. “When we love ourselves, we have great energy to give and create.”
"14.02.2017 23:59:59" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for a very special edition of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Biscuit (@busybodybiscuit), a Cavalier King Charles who was spotted getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit with her puppy pal Sir Charles Barkley. Follow @busybodybiscuit to keep
"14.02.2017 18:01:37"  It all began with snickerdoodles. Growing up in New Jersey, Michele Tanenbaum’s (@lucky_bites) health-focused mother wouldn’t allow treats in the house, but Michele managed to trick her into letting her bake cookies. “I convinced her it was creative,” she
"14.02.2017 11:02:33" ["whploveis"] In Singapore, Jeryl (@smilewithjeryl) uses light trails to create a symbol of love’s limitless potential. #WHPloveis
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to this weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @smilewithjeryl
"14.02.2017 05:13:08" ["whploveis"] “Love is seeing the world through a child’s eyes,” says @thetravelingbumblebee in the caption to her #WHPloveis submission. She captured this moment of pure bliss during a visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Photo by @thetravelingbumblebee
"14.02.2017 03:02:55" ["whploveis"] Sreevathsav (@sreevathsav) captured these lovely smiles during a friend’s wedding celebration in Bangalore, India.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to this weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPloveis.
Photo by @sreevathsav
"13.02.2017 17:59:50" ["madetocreate"] Even the most rational, scientifically minded people in the world need a little break from reality sometimes. Silvia Minucelli (@mijbilcreatures) knows the feeling all too well, so the engineer channeled that energy into creating her tiny, indescribably
"13.02.2017 08:47:16"  Sunday night is one of the biggest nights in music — the 59th Annual Grammy Awards (@recordingacademy), taking place in Los Angeles.
Watch our Instagram story right now to see what the night is like behind the scenes and from the red carpet.
"13.02.2017 00:05:34"  For Jenn Sanchez (@jennchezdesign), a beautiful arrangement of flowers can induce a sense of delight — and maybe even love. “I really believe the right combination of color, texture and movement can make you feel something — transport you somewhere else,”
"12.02.2017 19:06:43" ["theweekoninstagram"] A reunion with friends from Fukuoka, Japan, led Shinya Umetsu (@chikuwa91) to create this fun freeze-frame. Shinya’s the one in the middle, and yes, he did face-plant into the snow. “Before trying with three people, I was trying it alone many times over
"12.02.2017 18:11:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] “This photo represents the real Casablanca, the busy city where many things can happen at the same time!” says Yassine Alaoui Ismaili (@yoriyas), a lifelong resident and photographer. “Chaotic but organized.”
Follow along as we feature more of our
"12.02.2017 04:08:41" ["madetocreate"] “Please try to refrain from drooling, these are just words” prefaces the far-out descriptions of Fluffë’s (@fluffegram) fairy floss (aka cotton candy) flavors. “Gypsy Dreams” is “rich caramel floss laced with crunchy charms and shiny trinkets, to give you
"11.02.2017 20:57:32"  Chance the Rapper (@chancetherapper) has been nominated for a whopping seven Grammy Awards (@recordingacademy), including Best New Artist. “I saw the main victory or accomplishment being that the Recording Academy was going to start recognizing
"11.02.2017 18:00:28" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] In perfect unison, three friends walk on air in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Cristina and Fran (@xicaxico) captured this moment during a weekend with friends near Jaén, Spain.
Do you love taking Boomerangs? Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your caption — it might
"11.02.2017 03:58:22" ["nyfw"] Designer Becca McCharen-Tran (@beccamccharentran) grew up dreaming of a career in architecture — not fashion. “It wasn’t until I realized that at the center of the fashion industry are artists who are interested in materials and connections that I could
"11.02.2017 01:12:52" ["whploveis"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPloveis
In honor of Valentine’s Day, celebrated around the world on February 14, this weekend’s goal is to create photos and videos that show what love means to you.
Here’s how to get started:
At home? Capture candid moments
"10.02.2017 17:55:35"  Reading a magazine, driving down the road, halfway through a daydream — these are all places where future lyrics have come to singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini (@kelseaballerini). “The reason I love songwriting so much is it’s ever changing. There’s
"09.02.2017 21:03:42"  The ingredients in baker Moema Machado’s (@moema.machado) recipes may be simple, but the end products are full of emotion. “When the bread goes into the oven, it suddenly jumps out at me and gives a big smile,” says the 35-year-old from Goiás, Brazil.
"09.02.2017 18:00:52"  The morning the Grammy Awards nominations (@recordingacademy) were announced, the Chainsmokers (@thechainsmokers) were in line waiting for coffee and doughnuts. “It was 8 a.m. in Boston, and our tour manager was with us, plus a bunch of strangers,” says
"09.02.2017 03:01:59" ["madetocreate"] Three days — that’s how long it takes Tomoro Mizuno (@tomoro.m) to create one small bowl or sake cup. “It takes about eight hours to make the pattern alone,” he says. Tomoro makes nerikomi pottery, a centuries-old technique that consists of coloring white
"09.02.2017 00:12:37"  The night before the Grammy Awards (@recordingacademy) nominations were announced, Anderson .Paak (@anderson._paak) went to bed feeling like it could be Christmas. “You know when you have that little feeling in your stomach?” asks Anderson, who was
"08.02.2017 21:40:00"  Documentary photographer Jashim Salam’s (@jashimsalam) childhood heroes didn’t carry a camera and chase a story — they pulled a rickshaw. “My fascination with rickshaw has never faded away,” he says. “Like for many other Bengali people, it is the best
"08.02.2017 11:35:18" ["whptimetravel"] Jill Emmer’s (@shineonyoucraydiamond) visual creation for #WHPtimetravel feels frozen in time. “I was envisioning a 1970s Scooby-Doo episode when I edited this photo. I pictured the ice boat and its vintage-looking passenger mysteriously appearing through
"08.02.2017 05:17:32" ["whptimetravel"] Dennis Elliott (@ddesigns_) combined multiple exposures into a single frame for his #WHPtimetravel submission. “This photo represents a time traveler’s attempt to access time, or the time stream itself, causing her to exist at two points in time, at the
"08.02.2017 03:13:04" ["whptimetravel"] When Vladimir Kutenkov (@kutenkov) spotted these two women in traditional kimonos at the Tsvetnoy Central Market, he asked if they’d participate in his #WHPtimetravel submission. “I saw the escalator, its beautiful symmetry, and in my mind I had an idea
"07.02.2017 17:59:33"  “I always look up to artists who have gumption — people who aren’t afraid to go left of center and create their own sound,” says singer-songwriter Maren Morris (@marenmorris), citing musicians steeped in country and soul, like Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow,
"07.02.2017 11:04:52" ["whptimetravel"] In a future envisioned by Elizabeth (@lisaermilova), there are no rules to how you can travel. “Somewhere in a future or parallel universe, my house is able to fly,” she writes in her caption. #WHPtimetravel
Photo illustration by @lisaermilova
"07.02.2017 04:01:15" ["whptimetravel"] Reality seems briefly suspended in a timeless moment spotted by Rohit Vohra (@rohit_apf) in Pushkar, India. “The Rajasthani man collects feed for the camels as the tourists fly in the hot air balloons,” he says in his caption. #WHPtimetravel
"07.02.2017 03:11:21" ["whptimetravel"] With goggles secured and a stuffed animal in tow, these two are ready for an adventure in a cardboard time machine.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to #WHPtimetravel.
Photo by @turtledove.a
"06.02.2017 18:00:16" ["weeklyfluff"] Peekaboo, world! It’s time for #WeeklyFluff. This is Moo Moo (@cocka_tiel) , a sweet cockatiel from South Korea who always has a song to sing. Follow @cocka_tiel to make sure you never miss a tune.
"06.02.2017 00:29:30" ["theweekoninstagram"] In Nara, Japan, Chad Santos (@elchadsantos) captured a deer crossing sign brought to life in his first-ever encounter with one of the creatures. “These deer are polite with you — you can feed them and touch them. Nature in Japan is awesome,” says
"05.02.2017 21:34:21" ["sb51"] Fox NFL Kickoff host Charissa Thompson’s (@charissajthompson) first foray into sports broadcasting came when she was 11 years old. “I taped a tennis ball to a paper towel roll and used it as a microphone,” says the Seattle native. “I loved watching sports
"05.02.2017 00:12:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] Golden light filtering through towering pines creates a weekend escape in this photo by Giuseppe (@antppe) from Dublin. “I could come every day to this spot,” he says in his caption. Follow along as we feature some of our favorite moments from
"04.02.2017 20:34:14" ["sb51"] Sunday night, the New England Patriots will take on the Atlanta Falcons in the biggest American football game of the year. And the official halftime show headliner is none other than Lady Gaga (@ladygaga).
Watch our Instagram story right now to go behind
"04.02.2017 17:22:26" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] That exciting moment when dad gets home = our #BoomerangOfTheWeek
Do you love taking Boomerangs? Add #BoomerangOfTheWeek to your caption — yours might show up here on @instagram.
#Boomerang by @thor_pepper
"04.02.2017 03:03:53" ["whptimetravel"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPtimetravel
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by the past or future. Here’s how to get started:
If you’re a history buff or a sci-fi fan, dress up in a costume inspired by what you love about another
"04.02.2017 00:04:31" ["actionbeginswithyouth"] Here is the simple advice 22-year-old Heather Bermudez (@heatherbermudez) offers anyone who wants to become a more active global citizen: “Ask yourself, ‘How can I give back to others while still having fun?’” The University of Toronto student discovered
"03.02.2017 20:13:17" ["lovearmy", "blackhistorymonth"] Van Jones (@vanjones68) was born in 1968 — the same year Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. were killed. “I’ve always been fascinated by them,” says the human rights activist and CNN commentator. From voting rights to natural disaster relief,
"03.02.2017 18:13:47" ["blackhistorymonth"] Designer, artist, blogger and author Justina Blakeney (@justinablakeney) believes our homes should be reflections of ourselves. “In my case, that means free-spirited, multicultural, creative and a little bit wild!” says The Jungalow (@thejungalow)
"02.02.2017 20:26:57" ["blackhistorymonth"] “I want people to see things differently,” says photographer and educator Dondre Green (@dondregreen). “I want to shift people’s perspectives, and I want to push boundaries.” After losing his full-time job, the 24-year-old Bronx, New York, native was
"02.02.2017 18:00:23" ["blackhistorymonth"] “Some people have paintbrushes, and they paint. Some people have cameras, and they shoot photos. But for me, it’s flowers and hair,” says artist Brandon Stanciell (@themanwholovedflowers), whose series “The Man Who Loved Flowers” is a response to the
"02.02.2017 01:33:09" ["blackhistorymonth"] “Our beauty needs to be documented by somebody that can relate, by somebody that gets the mission, and sees the bigger picture,” says Brittani Sensabaugh (@brittsense), an Oakland, California-based documentary photographer. “The bigger picture with me is
"01.02.2017 19:05:30" ["blackhistorymonth"] “I credit my Nigerian-American upbringing and extensive international travels as my main creative influences for designing,” says Shadé Akanbi, the mind behind Printed Pattern People (@printedpatternpeople). She describes her Brooklyn-based clothing line
"01.02.2017 18:02:45" ["blackhistorymonth"] Vulnerability, openness, humanity — these are the qualities Jordan Casteel (@jordanmcasteel) offers in every brush stroke. Her work invites the viewer to confront the ways her community is represented. “I have a twin brother and an older brother,” says
"01.02.2017 04:02:11" ["whpdisguise"] “Maru has always been a happy dog,” says his human, Risa (@maruhusky). Making this #WHPdisguise submission was as simple as positioning him next to his favorite panda toys. “It’s hard not to smile back when he starts beaming up at you.”
"01.02.2017 02:58:09" ["whpdisguise"] It was inspired by the concept of a shy wallflower, but Amy Corson’s (@alynncor) #WHPdisguise self-portrait grabbed our attention. “I used a floral sheet as a backdrop, ransacked my mother’s wardrobe for the flower cardigan and tied a bouquet of fake
"31.01.2017 21:25:48" ["eyeson"] Chris de Bode (@chrisdebode) has spent the past six years with his #EyesOn the dreams of children in a dozen countries and counting, from Afghanistan and India to Mexico, Mozambique and beyond. Working on his “I Have a Dream” project, a long-term
"31.01.2017 18:07:40" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Here’s a cuddle-powered dose of #WeeklyFluff. Boson and Neutrino (@chub_bun) are bunny buddies who hail from Thailand. Follow @chub_bun to see these inseparable pals snack, rock costumes and, of course, cuddle up.
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For her #WHPdisguise submission, Peechaya Burroughs’ (@pchyburrs) bob hairstyle completed the ubiquitous, and sometimes frustrating, digital throbber symbol.
Photo by @pchyburrs
"31.01.2017 04:08:39" ["whpdisguise"] What’s better than two bunnies? Textures to match. #WHPdisguise
Photo by @allthatisshe
"31.01.2017 03:12:19" ["whpdisguise"] “The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls, too.”
Inspired by this Vincent Van Gogh quote, Daniel Serva (@daniel_serva) incorporated sea, sky and one perfectly placed cloud in his
"30.01.2017 18:00:04" ["myinstagramlogo"] We’re savoring this delightful #myinstagramlogo from Californian Kimber Hall (@runnerkimhall). Her remix of our app’s logo represents the connections she’s made with people around the globe. “Thanks for being a sweet part of my life,” says Kimber.
"30.01.2017 00:52:58" ["theweekoninstagram"] Falling snow adds another layer of beauty to this picturesque scene at the entrance to a shrine in Hiroshima, Japan. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @kawazo_jp
"29.01.2017 23:48:52"  On a pedestrian bridge in Dubai, Duncan Chard (@duncanchard) captured this dynamic zig-zagging image of commuters in motion. “This is the only place to cross the motorway for miles, so it is an important spot linking people to where they work,” says
"29.01.2017 18:18:16"  Sixteen-year-old snowboarder Chloe Kim (@chloekimsnow) is competing at the Winter X Games (@xgames) in Aspen, Colorado. ❄️
Check out our Instagram story to watch Chloe in action on the half-pipe.
Photo by @chloekimsnow
"28.01.2017 19:00:38" ["theweekoninstagram"] In Germany, Christina Vetesnik (@stinayulia) stumbled upon a whimsical winter scene: a smiling elephant slide blanketed by a recent snowfall. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @stinayulia
"28.01.2017 18:00:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] “The whole last week, you could see people in the streets rushing to be prepared for the new year,” says Iranian photographer Hemad Nazari (@hemad.nazari), who captured this vibrant performance in Hanoi, Vietnam, to kick off a festive weekend for the
"28.01.2017 06:04:27" ["lunarnewyear"] Jocelyn Teo Ai Wei (@aiclay) just baked pineapple tarts for #LunarNewYear. Now, she’ll re-create the tasty treats with her signature tiny replicas. “I think the obsession with food is universal,” says the Singapore-based food sculptor who started crafting
"28.01.2017 00:21:54" ["whpdisguise"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPdisguise
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that get creative with the concept of disguise.
Here’s how to get started:
Think of the ways your subjects can be camouflaged: mimicking the shape of a building,
"27.01.2017 18:02:47" ["madetocreate"] “I want people’s first reaction to be wonder,” says self-employed crafter Michelle Harvey (@crayonchick). “My work is based on nautical knots that have been used for centuries for practical and decorative purposes. I pay a stupid amount of time on
"27.01.2017 00:08:30"  Street photographer Gustavo Pereira Gomes (@gustavominas) never gets bored. “Wherever I go, I keep an eye on the details,” says the 34-year-old from Minas Gerais, Brazil, who manages to find beauty in the banal. Whether in the small municipality of Cássia
"26.01.2017 18:00:03" ["aroundthatwandertrail"] No money trades hands at Wanda Chin’s (@wandertrail_) pop-up dinners. Instead, generosity is the currency; up to 15 attendees pay for their meal with gifts. “It’s a pay-it-forward-with-kindness type dinner,” says the 27-year-old Byron Bay, Australia, food
"26.01.2017 03:02:26"  Ever since she was 11 years old, Liz Kellerer (@lizkefotografie) has been passionate about running and swimming. Then, she added cycling to her list. Today, the university student from Bavaria, Germany, competes in triathlons, combining these three
"25.01.2017 23:04:23"  Horseback, dirt bike, canoe, a tiny plane with a frantically blinking fuel light — this is how the Colombian photographer Federico Rios (@historiassencillas) gets to work in the remote corners of his mountainous country. “To become a photojournalist has
"25.01.2017 11:35:01" ["whpfamilypet"] “When I put a flower and a camera near Derby, I can expect the outtakes to be more fun than any posed picture,” says Katie Carlson (@misspotterphd), who found a true companion in the white rabbit she adopted 10 years ago. “He is not only brave but quite
"25.01.2017 04:01:20" ["whpfamilypet"] Wind-swept hair, a strong selfie game … what else did Allan Dixon (@daxon) and this alpaca have in common? “We shared our excitement for nature and we became friends within minutes,” says the animal enthusiast who’s currently in New Zealand. “Of all the
"25.01.2017 03:01:53" ["whpfamilypet"] When Angela Schroeder (@threelittlefrenchies) discovered these party glasses, she knew they’d translate to giggles at home. “My son and I did a photo shoot with just the glasses, but decided the dogs needed more flair, so we added their Hawaiian shirts,”
"24.01.2017 21:04:37" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Azuki the Hedgehog (@hedgehog_azuki) hails from Japan and, as you can see, loves snacking on apples. Don’t let those prickles fool you — Azuki happily cuddles up with his human, with or without a cozy swaddle.
"24.01.2017 19:59:51"  Today we’re excited to share that live video on Instagram Stories — a new way to connect with your friends and followers right now — will be rolling out to our entire global community over the next week. From real-time makeup tutorials to live DJ sets,
"24.01.2017 05:34:51" ["boomerang", "whpfamilypet"] With perfectly synced gazes, it’s clear Helena Moore (@helena.moore) and her feline Curtis go together. “He matches all my clothes and our home décor and never shies away from a photo,” writes Helen in her caption.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"24.01.2017 03:59:18" ["whpfamilypet"] In Zuzka Kubíková’s (@zuzkam3) home, it’s her hamster’s prerogative to choose where he eats his meals. Here, Edo dines — and blends in with — Zuzka’s latest craft project, handmade pompoms. #WHPfamilypet
Photo by @zuzkam3
"24.01.2017 03:10:37" ["whpfamilypet"] A boy sandwiched by two cuddly dogs — this feeling of friendship was captured by Kaushal Parikh (@kaushalpar).
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from this weekend’s hashtag project #WHPfamilypet.
Photo by @kaushalpar
"23.01.2017 18:00:05" ["madetocreate", "nationalhandwritingday"] Calligrapher Jose Gil Quílez’s (@josegilq) pen is mesmerizing, gliding over the page to write elegant, swooping words — Sunrise, Hustle, Lovely. “Writing relaxes me,” says Jose, a Madrid-based artist and designer. “With my videos, I hope to convey that
"23.01.2017 01:26:49" ["theweekoninstagram"] Elevated at 14,692 feet (4,478 meters), Leo Thomas (@theolator) captures the splendor of the Matterhorn, a mountain of the alps, during his first time visiting the peak. “At that moment, everything just lined up perfectly for us,” says Leo.
"23.01.2017 00:16:33" ["theweekoninstagram"] That’s one happy golden retriever. We’re guessing @mambohitsgolden and friends didn’t sit still for long, but we’re glad to have this moment from a São Paulo dog park. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @mambohitsgolden
"22.01.2017 18:00:18"  Wayne Skivington’s (@wayne_skiv04) four-year-old son Rowan doesn’t need a jungle gym — he has a Cirque du Soleil acrobat for a dad. “The other day I was doing a handstand and he climbed onto me. He crawls up on my shoulders and crosses his legs,” says the
"21.01.2017 23:56:46" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] Maestro, please! Ukrainian basketball freestyler (and part-time model) Anatoliy Lutytskyi (@anatoliystun) may not technically be able to play the black and white keys, but that didn’t stop him from creating our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. This dramatic loop
"21.01.2017 19:03:36" ["theweekoninstagram", "emptymuseoamparo"] In Puebla, Mexico, Rodrigo Villanueva Carmona (@rodrigopinanueva) dramatically fills the space during #emptymuseoamparo. Being greeted with smiles and hugs by fellow Instagrammers was one of the best ways to start this new year, says Rodrigo.
"21.01.2017 18:00:06" ["theweekoninstagram"] “When meeting wild animals, I always feel gifted to be able to capture such sincere moments,” says Valérie Derome-Massé (@valerie_deromemasse), a photographer and aspiring architect in Mont-Tremblant, Canada. “This particular encounter with this bird made
"21.01.2017 00:18:53" ["whpfamilypet"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfamilypet
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by a favorite pet.
Here’s how to get started:
What makes your furry (or feathered or scaly) subject special? Highlight their personality through a unique
"20.01.2017 19:04:18"  Since Thomas Jefferson’s time, the United States Marine Band has provided the soundtrack to the presidential inauguration. Pancho Bernasconi (@floodthezone) photographed Lt. Col. Jason Fettig leading the band in rehearsals.
This weekend, Pancho is on the
"20.01.2017 01:23:13"  Caroline Nguyen (@tit3.viet) is proof you don’t need a ton of space to be creative — she makes the majority of her self-portraits from her bedroom, drawing inspiration from her everyday life and a passion for Japanese manga culture. “I really like this
"19.01.2017 21:05:51"  Surrounded by the wild flora of Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges, Lucy Hearn and Lily Daley (@peachesandkeen) describe their workshop spot as a forest paradise. For the past seven years, the best friends have created nature-inspired jewelry and colorful art
"19.01.2017 03:54:42" ["whpfollowthelight"] A pastel sunset paints the water pink in this scene captured by Concha García (@concha__ga) for #WHPfollowthelight.
Photo by @concha__ga
"19.01.2017 03:01:36" ["whpfollowthelight", "boomerang"] “I wanted to create a world with rainbows,” says Jhonatas Silva (@jhows_) of his Boomerang submission to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPfollowthelight.
#Boomerang by @jhows_
"19.01.2017 02:01:01" ["whpfollowthelight"] For #WHPfollowthelight, photographer Rohit Vohra (@rohit_apf) captured the play of shadow and light on the streets of Varanasi, India.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to the project this week.
Photo by @rohit_apf
"18.01.2017 18:01:05" ["eyeson"] For most of the last decade, fourth-generation photojournalist Giulio Di Sturco (@giuliodisturco) has been based in Thailand and India with his #EyesOn humanity’s resilience and adaptation in the face of environmental adversity. “I’m interested in
"18.01.2017 09:13:59" ["whpfollowthelight"] Journalist Hasan ilkay Özduman (@hasanilkay) found light beams penetrating a dome in Sille, a small Turkish village.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to #WHPfollowthelight this week.
Photo by @hasanilkay
"18.01.2017 05:26:56" ["whpfollowthelight"] For last weekend’s hashtag project, Aisha (@alleph_) captured a striped ceiling pattern, emitted by a glowing chandelier, and captured the photo with the Rumi quote: “Both light and shadow are the dance of love.” #WHPfollowthelight
Photo by @alleph_
"18.01.2017 04:31:56" ["whpfollowthelight"] Blinded by the light
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPfollowthelight.
Photo by @tadbitwacko
"17.01.2017 20:43:06" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for a frisky dose of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Gizmo — one of the kitties who got a second chance at finding a fur-ever home thanks to Shelia (@love2foster). Gizmo lives with a number of rescued brothers and sisters in Oregon and (as you
"16.01.2017 18:11:54" ["mlkday"] “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This is one of artist and writer Kadir Nelson’s (@kadirnelson) favorite quotes from the American civil rights
"16.01.2017 00:54:29" ["theweekoninstagram"] The good times keep rolling atop this snow-covered hill in Berlin. “After my daughter’s midday nap, we went to that spot and had our very first sled session together,” says Markus Braumann (@markusbraumann). #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @markusbraumann
"15.01.2017 23:55:53" ["theweekoninstagram"] Fog as far as the eye can see. David Afandi (@maspeot) shares a tranquil moment overlooking the view from Bukit Panguk Kediwung, Indonesia. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @maspeot
"15.01.2017 18:00:01"  Meet Shu (@shuthebear): an avid explorer — who happens to be a stuffed bear. He’s adventured to places like Vietnam, Malaysia and Iceland, but before he met Manel Mora, he was looking at the world through the display window of a gift shop in Spain. “He
"14.01.2017 21:02:16" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] We owe this captivating #BoomerangOfTheWeek to one big rock and Fernando Carreras’ (@fernycarreras) creativity. “Temperatures in areas of the mountains in Cuenca have been down to -13 C [9 F], so many lakes were frozen,” explains Fernando, who was out
"14.01.2017 19:03:45" ["theweekoninstagram"] A farmer and his canine companion end a long day of work on their farm. “The man is a very nice and generous guy, and the dog seems to have the same personality of its owner,” says Sergio Ranalli (@sergio_ranalli) who captured this moment in Brazil. “It
"14.01.2017 18:00:27" ["theweekoninstagram"] Photographer Thiago Cavalcanti’s (@thiagocavalcantifotografia) office is a big, beautiful coral reef, but he assures us: this perfectly timed underwater encounter doesn’t happen every day.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from
"14.01.2017 00:02:10" ["whpfollowthelight"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfollowthelight
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by the diverse qualities of light — like this one by @xenichez. Here’s how to get started:
Play around with different ways light can draw attention to
"13.01.2017 18:07:38"  Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) is back out there doing what he loves: performing. “This is one of the first times I’ve played these new songs to fans live,” says Ed, who performed new music off his upcoming album “Divide” at an intimate show in New York City.
"13.01.2017 00:13:43"  They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For Portuguese artist Artur Bordalo (@b0rdalo_ii), trash is the inspiration for his work, a series of sculptures designed to highlight issues of pollution and waste. Look at the form of one of Artur’s
"12.01.2017 18:00:10"  All of Marina Schammler’s (@lightpoem) photos exude coziness. She credits a weekly visit to her local flower market as a source of inspiration — and a welcome a break from everyday stresses. “When I get home, I tie a beautiful bouquet and enjoy having
"12.01.2017 00:31:44" ["100dayproject"] Becky Margraf’s (@bargraf) personality-packed squares began as part of the #100DayProject, a movement encouraging people to participate in 100 consecutive days of making. Soon after she started, rain clouds pouted, bowls of cereal grinned and breakfast
"11.01.2017 21:05:28"  He’s based in one of Australia’s busiest cities, but freelance photographer Benjamin Lee (@itchban) thrives in nature. “There is so much unnoticed beauty in the world and everything that surrounds us — if only you take the time to look for it,” says the
"11.01.2017 04:11:29" ["whpimitation"] A Parisian passerby’s march mirrors a Champs-Élysées statue. Jean Paul Bardelot (@jeanpaulbardelot) caught the moment at the Grand Palais in Paris for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPimitation.
Photo by @jeanpaulbardelot
"11.01.2017 03:16:25" ["whpimitation"] Photography and illustration meet in Alexandra Cameron’s (@alex_cameron) multimedia self-portrait for #WHPimitation. “The image came out to reflect the idea of art imitating life and life imitating art,” says Alexandra.
Photo illustration by @alex_cameron
"11.01.2017 02:17:12" ["whpimitation"] For last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPimitation, artist Aravis Dolmenna (@aravisdolmenna) created a (literally) handmade cockatoo. “My feed is all about fun and the unexpected,” says the Aravis, who regularly disguises her hand for art. ✌️
"10.01.2017 17:56:19" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet Lena (@theadventuresofbugsy) and sibling Leela, two animated rabbits who find an endless source of fun (and snacks) in their happy home. Follow @theadventuresofbugsy to see more of our #WeeklyFluff’s favorite treats and springy steps —
"10.01.2017 11:11:05" ["whpimitation"] Art imitates nature in this #WHPimitation submission from Bangalore, India, where photojournalist Abhishek Chinnappa (@abhichinnappa) found a group of performers painted head to toe as tigers to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, a day commemorating the
"10.01.2017 03:56:34" ["whpimitation"] A gray feline meets its handcrafted avatar in the form of a folded paper creation by @white_onrice. #WHPimitation
Photo by @white_onrice
"10.01.2017 03:01:14" ["whpimitation"] For Dominique (@allthatisshe), the family resemblances that matter most are the ones that arise from spending time together. “Anything I wear, or any hairstyle I do, Amelia wants to do the same. This flows down to Penny too — we all imitate each other,”
"09.01.2017 18:02:10" ["madetocreate"] During the first pocket of “mommy time” she carved out after her son was born, Krista Barmer (@pendrops) started stitching. “It was something I put my hands to,” says Krista, who had previously played guitar and pursued music in Nashville, Tennessee.
"09.01.2017 07:32:50"  Tonight is the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes), an event honoring the best in film and American television.
Watch our Instagram story to see what the night is like when you’re walking the red carpet — we’re going behind the scenes with
"09.01.2017 02:16:24" ["theweekoninstagram"] A tiny human encounters a friendly snow creature. This moment from Belén (@belen_argueso) could be plucked from a children’s book. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @belen_argueso
"09.01.2017 01:08:55" ["theweekoninstagram"] Peter Buchan (@peterbuchan) found a bright green reprieve in São Paulo’s busy streets. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @peterbuchan
"09.01.2017 00:03:44" ["theweekoninstagram"] For Ana (@anakirsch), a bird keeping company with swan boats symbolizes the potential to achieve big things in the new year. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @anakirsch
"08.01.2017 18:00:04"  Self-taught photographer Alex Spurway (@spurwaya) first picked up a camera three years ago. “I am motivated by the people I shoot with, the desire to spend any second of free time I have out creating and never missing any opportunities,” says the
"08.01.2017 00:59:25" ["theweekoninstagram"] Maroula Mavrogiannopoulou (@marouladesigns) was taking in the scene in Thessaloniki, Greece, when she saw this heart hiding beneath a pier. “I spotted something that was out of place, but perfectly placed at the same time!” she says. “We couldn’t find out
"08.01.2017 00:02:33" ["theweekoninstagram"] Somewhere over the rainbow ... is a chicken practicing yoga. Outside of Asago, Japan, Ayumi Akashi’s (@ayumi_akashi) new year is off to a delightful start.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram
"07.01.2017 21:24:03" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek = a wild game of spoons played with Maddie’s (@maddsmac) family in Pennsylvania.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our community.
#Boomerang by @maddsmac
"07.01.2017 18:00:11"  When the 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced, Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) had just completed a Muay Thai workout … in Thailand. “We got to the house and still had 30 minutes before the announcement, so I stripped down to my birthday suit, and
"07.01.2017 03:06:34" ["orthodoxchristmas"] For food photographer and stylist Andrey Tulsky (@andrrresky), #OrthodoxChristmas is an opportunity to share his passion with friends and family. “I always have edible, beautifully decorated, not expensive gifts, smelling of the Christmas mood,” says
"07.01.2017 00:00:58" ["whpimitation"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPimitation
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos where one of your subjects imitates another.
Here’s how to get started:
Look out for resemblances between people and their surroundings. Be ready to catch fleeting,
"06.01.2017 17:59:47"  Patrik Monka’s (@riomonka) photography is an ode to the power of gymnasts and ballerinas. “I really like the strong poses and the energy they have,” says the photographer and video editor, who is originally from Sweden and based in Barcelona. Patrik
"06.01.2017 00:07:06"  On the night of the Golden Globes, expect actress Mandy Moore (@mandymooremm) to let loose with her fellow “This Is Us” cast members — the first-time nominee can’t wait to celebrate. “I think people have been hungry for a story about human connection and
"05.01.2017 21:01:59"  Before Danielle Villasana (@davillasana) found her professional path, she roamed the world. At 18, she waitressed in her home state of Texas to support months abroad in Europe and Africa. “I was in West Africa and I started to really grapple with the
"05.01.2017 16:35:36" ["whpresolutions"] “Celebrate every cherished relationship, be better than last year and enjoy life!” —Nicole’s (@mywildbliss) New Year’s resolution, paired with this joyful image of her two daughters in Chicago. #WHPresolutions
Photo by @mywildbliss
"05.01.2017 15:29:19" ["whpresolutions"] Every day in 2016, Zuzka Kubíková (@zuzkam3) wrote down something that made her happy or thankful. This year, she plans to continue the tradition. #WHPresolutions
Photo by @zuzkam3
"05.01.2017 00:03:24" ["whpresolutions"] For last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPresolutions, artist Rob Zarzoza (@robzarzoza) shared this surreal image. His goal? To “keep dreaming” in 2017.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the week.
Photo illustration by
"04.01.2017 10:55:28" ["whpresolutions"] Andy Merkel (@grantplace) welcomed 2017 with an early morning photo shoot at the beach. “I want to create a sense of story to my shots,” says Andy, whose 2017 resolution is to work on more photo series.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite
"04.01.2017 03:57:14" ["whpresolutions"] In 2014, Zoé Haynes-Smith (@zojexhs) started this “photo of a photo” project. Every year, she’s added a new component to it. “Who knows what next year will bring,” says Zoé. #WHPresolutions
Photo by @zojexhs
"04.01.2017 02:57:22" ["whpresolutions"] Last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPresolutions asked community members to share their 2017 resolution through creative photos and videos. Ramiro Montejano (@rperspective) from Mexico shared this photo with the following caption: “I want a year in which I
"04.01.2017 00:08:53" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff: Honey and Mamiao (@tamatamago). This dynamic duo lives in Thailand — but they’re always on the move. Whether they’re hanging out with friends by the sea or enjoying the open road, it’s clear this kitty cat and
"03.01.2017 18:01:11"  Actor Sterling Brown (@sterlingkb1) was on his way to work when he learned about his Golden Globe nomination for his role in “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” where he played prosecutor Christopher Darden. “It was like putting together a
"02.01.2017 18:01:50"  Lily Collins (@lilyjcollins) is still shocked (and thrilled) to be nominated for her first Golden Globe Award (@goldenglobes) — and she learned the news with her number one fan: her mom. “She slept over at my apartment and we woke up at 5 a.m. to watch
"01.01.2017 18:00:27"  After two of his grandchildren moved away, Chan Jae Lee (@drawings_for_my_grandchildren) started sketching for the first time in many years. “My son was worried I didn’t have anything to do anymore,” says Chan, a former high school teacher who used to
"01.01.2017 07:51:50"  Happy New Year from Ryan Seacrest (@ryanseacrest), who’s ringing in 2017 from the heart of Times Square in NYC (@officialnyre). Here’s to an amazing year ahead!
Video by @ryanseacrest
"31.12.2016 21:09:46" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] We’re saying sayonara to 2016 with our #BoomerangOfTheWeek, created by Maja (@aliashollygolightly). She wanted to close out the year with “an enormous pop and a lot of sparkle.”
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our
"30.12.2016 23:59:53" ["whpresolutions"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPresolutions
The goal this weekend is to convey a resolution for the year ahead through creative photos and videos — like this image by @_eufemia_, whose 2016 resolution was to “keep playing.”
Here’s how to get started:
"30.12.2016 20:58:30" ["igyearinreview", "eyeson"] In October, we featured photographer and TED Senior Fellow Camille Seaman (@camilleseaman), who spent nearly a month in North Dakota with her #EyesOn the Dakota Access Pipeline. Currently Camille is working on a Norwegian ship in Antarctica where she’ll
"30.12.2016 18:30:50" ["ufc207"] For UFC (@ufc) fighter Ronda Rousey (@rondarousey), competing is as much of a mental challenge as it is a physical one. Ronda says “redemption and revenge” serve as her motivators when she steps into the ring, but discipline is the key to her success.
"30.12.2016 03:04:35" ["cookforsyria"] Serena Guen, a London-based magazine founder, felt compelled to help those driven out of Syria by civil war. She brought together a network of chefs for a charity dinner one night in October — then things with Cook For Syria (@cookforsyria) took off.
"29.12.2016 21:10:01" ["igyearinreview"] In 2016, the most followed person on Instagram (and the person with the most-liked photo and most-liked video!) is Selena Gomez (@selenagomez). “She’s a fighter,” says Fernando Monroy (@fmonroyr), an artist and one of Selena’s fans, who lives in Mexico
"29.12.2016 18:05:36" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet Kuzya (@kuzya_in_red), a consistently costumed cat from Moscow who loves to dream up new scenes but knows when it’s time to break for a nice nap. To travel along on more of Kuzya’s imaginary adventures, give @kuzya_in_red, our
"29.12.2016 02:04:46" ["boomerang", "whpcometogether"] For Alif Rizky Azhari (@alifrizkya) and friends, coming together = expressing themselves through movement. “We held a mini InstaMeet at Telkom University,” says the 21-year-old from Indonesia. “There was no special inspiration — it’s only spontaneous.”
"29.12.2016 01:03:11" ["whpcometogether"] True teamwork is on display in this periodic table of elements brought to life by Erbil Kececi (@erbilkececi), a music teacher, and his students in Ankara, Turkey. “The weather was cold but we had a great time, and you can see the result,” he says.
"29.12.2016 00:00:48" ["boomerang", "whpcometogether"] At just 1 month old, Candela was the muse for this Boomerang by proud parent Nacho Rodríguez (@naseke) in Valencia, Spain. “I love how my daughter Candela moves her hands, as if she is inviting more dolls to join her party.”
Follow along as we feature
"28.12.2016 18:14:31" ["igyearinreview"] “Coming face-to-face with the northern white rhinos — the last three on earth — was a very powerful moment in 2016,” says conservation filmmaker James Suter (@jamessuter), whose work we featured in June. In 2016, James and his team traveled extensively,
"28.12.2016 05:34:12" ["whpcometogether"] For last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPcometogether, photographer and filmmaker Deb Achak (@debachak) made this peaceful image of the water meeting the sky in Hawaii.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the week.
"28.12.2016 04:29:56" ["whpcometogether", "boomerang"] “Every year the siblings travel from Calgary, Cochrane, or Edmonton to visit and celebrate the holidays together,” say Canadian wedding photographers Jim and Nikki (@jimandnikki_photography), who captured a handful of holiday memories in one fun Boomerang
"28.12.2016 03:26:26" ["whpcometogether"] #WHPcometogether asked participants to show what brings their family and friends together over the holidays. For @goralka102, the answer was a freezing — but festive — swim in Chicago.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions
"27.12.2016 18:20:22" ["igyearinreview", "mannequinchallenge"] One of our favorite trends on Instagram in 2016 = the #MannequinChallenge. “We think the challenge took off because everyone brought something new and creative to it,” says @legendaryshots, childhood friends from Hoover, Alabama, who love trick shots and
"26.12.2016 18:00:10" ["igyearinreview", "runwayforall"] A lot has happened since we featured Mama Cax (@mamacaxx) in #RunwayForAll, our series celebrating models who are redefining the industry, earlier this year. She’s visited the White House, started graduate studies and moved to France. “I’m taking part in
"25.12.2016 18:04:32" ["christmas"] “What I love the most about #Christmas is that it becomes an excuse to be with your family,” says Jesús Ortiz Reyes (@jesuso_ortiz), a graphic designer who lives in Málaga, Spain. “At least for me, it’s not easy to gather all the family any other time of
"24.12.2016 23:52:42" ["boomerangoftheweek", "boomerang"] Hugo, a patient 4-year-old Italian greyhound, transformed into a twinkling reindeer for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. He and his human, stylist @emma_lauren, split their time between Adelaide, Australia, and Hong Kong, where they will be spending Christmas.
"24.12.2016 18:00:03"  Food taster and part-time model Foxy Foxenberg (@foxy.foxenberg) loves celebrating Hanukkah. She enjoys the potato latkes, sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts) and chocolate gelt, but her favorite holiday tradition is lighting the Hanukkah candles. “I am lucky
"24.12.2016 00:09:06" ["whpcometogether"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPcometogether
The goal this weekend is to capture what brings your family and friends together. Here’s how to get started:
What are the activities that a family gathering wouldn’t be complete without? Share photos or videos of
"23.12.2016 21:03:33" ["madetocreate"] Luke Hope’s (@hopeinthewoods) career change was inspired by his son’s boyhood adventures. “My eldest returned from a camping trip and showed me a wooden spoon he’d made,” says the 43-year-old from London. “The object he’d crafted with his hands and the
"23.12.2016 02:08:33" ["everybodyeats"] Some students balance schoolwork with hobbies or a part-time job. Others, like 18-year-old Kelvin Peña (@coldgamekelv), find time to convert internet fame into social good. “I’m like part philanthropist, part college student, part deer whisperer,” says
"21.12.2016 21:42:45"  A sugar-dusted pinecone with 80 chocolate petals, a marshmallow flower unfolding atop steamy hot chocolate — Dominique Ansel’s (@dominiqueansel) holiday creations sound like something only Willy Wonka could dream up, but his ingredients are traditional
"21.12.2016 17:46:33" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! It’s time for a special holiday edition of #WeeklyFluff. Meet Chester (@jumpforjoysf), who hails from San Francisco. As you can tell, Chester is a very good boy who allows his humans to balance dog-safe foods on his head and nose. Follow
"21.12.2016 11:43:45" ["boomerang"] How did Stephen McMennamy (@combophotofail) coordinate this epic plot twist? “It really came about by spending an inordinate amount of time hanging out in a parking lot trying to entertain kids,” he says. “This was probably the third attempt, so everyone
"21.12.2016 05:30:03" ["whpboomerangoftheyear"] “It’s always satisfying to watch lines of dominoes topple,” says @mattcrump of his mesmerizing submission to #WHPboomerangoftheyear. “This Boomerang takes the domino effect to the next level, letting you feel that satisfaction over and over.”
"21.12.2016 04:39:34" ["boomerang", "whpboomerangoftheyear"] A Persian cat with the heart of a lion and solid high-fiving skills, @floydthelion nailed this #WHPboomerangoftheyear submission in a single take. “It’s amazing that we can connect with people from all over the world through the life of our cat,” says
"20.12.2016 20:51:16" ["igyearinreview"] Looking back at 2016 on Instagram, the most photographed city in the world was NYC. “Most people are drawn to New York City because of its history, incredible films and amazing architecture,” says 19-year-old filmmaker and photographer Humza Deas
"20.12.2016 19:01:22"  Today, we’re introducing a set of tools to help you add context and creativity to your story: stickers, holiday fun and more.
No matter where you are or what you’re up to, you can add context to your story with stickers. After you’ve taken a photo or
"20.12.2016 10:49:02" ["whpboomerangoftheyear", "boomerang"] Patience paid off in this dramatic lightning strike captured by Katrina ⚡️ for #WHPboomerangoftheyear.
#Boomerang by @katrinaleeford
"20.12.2016 04:12:02" ["whpboomerangoftheyear", "boomerang"] Say… cheese? Whatever prompted these silly faces, we’re grateful they’re on repeat.
Follow along this week for more of our favorite submissions to #WHPboomerangoftheyear.
#Boomerang by @futago_no_utarita
"20.12.2016 03:02:23" ["whpboomerangoftheyear", "boomerang"] Thanks, Gabriela Cinkova, for sharing a touch of love.
Follow along this week for more of our favorite submissions to #WHPboomerangoftheyear.
#Boomerang by @gabi_traga
"20.12.2016 00:23:10"  “The birds in the picture stand for us all. I have made them to send solidarity around the world.” —artist Mirja Aleem from Munich, Germany ❤️
Photo by @embossingbird
"19.12.2016 18:03:22"  Nyle DiMarco (@nyledimarco) is looking for allies. He’s a model and an actor, but it’s in his role as a deaf activist that he’s made the most impact. “While I educate the world about what it means to be deaf and make changes through my foundation, I need
"19.12.2016 00:02:16" ["theweekoninstagram"] Despite a stunning lakeside view of Mount Fuji, this feline is unimpressed at best. “He wasn’t in a good mood because the lake was a bit too cold for him,” says Yuga Kurita (@kritayuga), of his friends’ cat, Toraji, who was brought along for a sunset trip
"18.12.2016 18:01:55" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Astrid Martin (@nkanyeti) and her husband spent their day in the mountains with family enjoying the snow, snacking on churros, sipping hot chocolate and creating our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. “We are from Venezuela, and this was the first time my cousins saw
"18.12.2016 01:03:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] Traveling by train from Colombo to the fishing village of Weligama, Steffi Dietz (@smile4travel) and her boyfriend were hoping to meet and be inspired by the skill of local stilt fishermen. “I love the scenery, the fishermen’s dedication and the colors
"18.12.2016 00:02:40" ["theweekoninstagram"] A human butterfly spreads her wings under a leafy awning in Mexico.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @e.g.r_photography
"17.12.2016 18:00:23"  Naoto (@7010._.5) took in the dazzling lights of “Kobe Luminarie” in Japan. The commemorative installation of 200,000 hand-painted lights stands for the memory of the lives lost and those affected in the Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995.
"17.12.2016 00:18:38" ["boomerang", "whpboomerangoftheyear"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPboomerangoftheyear
The goal this weekend is to share a favorite Boomerang from 2016 — whether that means scrolling back through your camera roll or feed to resurface an old favorite or making something new. Let’s close out the
"16.12.2016 18:00:11"  For Marta Estévez Ansede (@sweetandhome), no baked treat is complete without a touch of home. The mother of two hails from Galicia, in the verdant Northwest of Spain, and her visual creations celebrate the harmony that she finds in the kitchen. “It is the
"15.12.2016 16:01:32" ["myinstagramlogo"] Today we’re proud to announce a community of more than 600 million Instagrammers. As the last 100 million of you have joined over the past six months, we’ve been focused on making the platform better for everyone. You have more ways to share than ever
"15.12.2016 03:17:23"  Winter has always been one of Kelly Pousette’s (@kpousetteillustration) favorite seasons. “There’s something really beautiful about a landscape with snow on it,” says the British Columbia-based artist. “There’s a lot of detail and intricacy you don’t see
"15.12.2016 00:30:46"  During the first snowfall in Pittsburgh, a door to the backyard offered Monica Blasko (@state_of_mon) a perfect view of her cousin’s winter antics. “I grabbed my phone to capture the scene just as she began pelting the door with her snow creations,” she
"14.12.2016 17:00:48"  Starting today, you can save posts you’d like to revisit later.
Now you’ll see a new bookmark icon underneath posts in your feed. Simply tap it to save a post to a new, private tab on your profile. There you can see all the posts you’ve saved — and
"14.12.2016 08:13:29" ["whpframeit"] In Old Havana, Cuba, Rob McCarthy (@wrongrob) found an empty frame and played the waiting game until this dribbling soccer player dashed through. “The shape of this light from the arch caught my eye,” says the Brooklyn-based photographer. “Havana is a
"14.12.2016 03:31:56" ["whpframeit"] A trip along Seven Lakes Drive in Rockland County, New York, led Josh Alvarez (@imthejam) to this moody shot. “I’m extremely inspired by long and winding roads, especially when the seasons change,” says Josh. “I wanted it to feel mysterious.” #WHPframeit
"14.12.2016 00:00:22" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about imagination, agility and love.” —GIMICO (@gimico_gimico), an amputee model based in Tokyo, who lost her right leg to osteosarcoma in eighth grade.
“The best part about going into modeling is that I got to meet some of my favorite
"13.12.2016 18:02:49" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet Chocolate – today’s very prickly #WeeklyFluff. But don’t let his spines fool you! This little hedgehog from Japan is very sweet. He loves playing outside (as you can see) before winding down with a lovely bath. For the hedgehog magic
"13.12.2016 05:05:16" ["whpframeit"] In Chicago, a lone figure stands surrounded by hypnotizing loops from car tracks and footsteps. #WHPframeit
Photo by @jasonmpeterson
"13.12.2016 03:59:14" ["whpframeit"] A shapely cloud of steam on a Seoul street caught the eye of Ken Lum Lee (@seoul_stateofmind), who captured this portrait of a woman making dumplings. #WHPframeit
Photo by @seoul_stateofmind
"13.12.2016 03:11:39" ["whpframeit"] Framing a physical feat is all about finding the right shape. Here, a steady hand holds a hexagon to create a stage for this slow-motion backflip captured by @andresete.geo.
The goal of #WHPframeit was to find unexpected frames that create borders around
"12.12.2016 18:00:28" ["howivideoshoot"] Vladimir Kutenkov (@kutenkov) seeks something novel in the ordinary with the hashtag #howIvideoshoot. “I believe that our lives should never be considered to be boring or monotonous,” says the Moscow-based student. “You have to stop for a second and look
"12.12.2016 07:20:14" ["f8"] The much-anticipated trailer of “The Fate of the Furious” just premiered in New York City. Watch our Instagram story to hang out with the movie’s cast and see what the scene was like in Times Square. #F8
"12.12.2016 00:02:06" ["caughtgramming", "boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Look out! A friend of Desta Syarif (@dsdesta) was #caughtgramming a flock of pigeons. His missed shot was captured by Desta in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our community.
"11.12.2016 18:00:00"  Patience was the key to capturing this steam train chugging through the Scottish Highlands. “After about two hours and a half of waiting, we heard the sound of an old steam locomotive coming through the mountains,” says 19-year-old photographer and
"11.12.2016 03:03:49"  Ankha Millo’s (@miss.ankha) former life as a dentist in Arunachal Pradesh, India, prepared her for her new path in photography. “It made me observe closely, taking all the little things into consideration,” explains 27-year-old Ankha. “I can understand
"11.12.2016 01:24:51" ["theweekoninstagram"] Kazem Gholami (@kazem_gholamii) happened upon two blue-clad figures — ready for anything — along the Khalkhal-Asalem road in northern Iran, a tourism route shrouded by trees. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @kazem_gholamii
"11.12.2016 00:03:24" ["theweekoninstagram"] Victor Murillo Clavé (@vitex) of Catalonia, Spain, was playing with some decorative string lights when his cat crouched into position. How did he get that intense gaze? Some yummy treats. “I wouldn’t have been able to do it without the help of temptations
"10.12.2016 17:59:43" ["humanrightsday", "eyeson"] Afghan photojournalist Zalmai (@zalmai) has his #EyesOn a humanitarian catastrophe, as millions of people flee across borders and oceans around the world. He remembers his own story, decades ago, when the Soviet army occupied his country. “I was 15 years
"10.12.2016 00:34:44" ["whpframeit"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPframeit
The goal this weekend is to find unexpected frames that create borders around your subjects.
Here’s how to get started:
Look for arched trees, intricate doorways or a surprising prop like a hula hoop to frame your
"08.12.2016 23:51:18"  Franck Pellegrino (@franckpellegrino) is an illustrator and tattoo artist. “I need to experiment and renew myself every day. My style is very much influenced by typefaces and illustrations from the 1930s, which I adapt to my contemporary world,” says
"08.12.2016 18:00:02"  Beth Hoeckel (@bethhoeckel) can’t remember a time when she wasn’t making art. Photography, painting, drawing — she did it all. Combine that talent with a near-complete collection of National Geographic magazines from the 1940s through the 1970s, not to
"08.12.2016 00:14:22"  A father to twins Lucy and Orla, Francis Chan (@thisparentinglife), 44, blends family life with his love of travel, art and nature. But the visual designer from Vancouver, Canada, was fond of photography long before his daughters arrived eight years ago.
"07.12.2016 18:42:49"  "Today we’re looking back on 2016 with our Year in Review. My favorite part of this year’s reflection is this list of the 10 most popular emojis, which are all positive and celebratory — sentiments that I hope only grow in 2017 as we continue to focus on
"07.12.2016 04:58:07" ["whpmagic"] A make-believe battle is memorialized in videographer Jon Nyquist’s (@thenyquist) submission to #WHPmagic. “If you find yourself bored in a hotel room like I did one day, have some fun,” says Jon. “Just don’t break anything.”
Photo by @thenyquist
"07.12.2016 03:59:00" ["whpmagic"] Syamly Rushdi’s (@syamly) daughter ascends a Mars-like landscape in Melaka, Malaysia, for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPmagic. Syamly described the otherworldly location as “a great place for a short getaway from everything.”
Photo by @syamly
"06.12.2016 19:01:26" ["boomerang"] At just 18 years old, Val Weisler (@valiswiser) has brought together 6,000 teenagers from 105 countries to overcome challenges. “In my freshman year of high school, I was very shy and got bullied badly. People would put notes in my locker telling me to
"06.12.2016 18:09:36"  After her record-setting performance at the 2016 Olympic Games, American gymnast Simone Biles (@simonebiles) found herself in the spotlight. “I haven’t paid any attention to the limelight, since I’ve been so busy,” says 19-year-old Simone, who grew up in
"06.12.2016 17:00:44"  A Note from Kevin Systrom (@kevin):
Since the beginning of Instagram, we have focused on making it a welcoming place for everyone. In September, I shared our commitment to keeping Instagram a positive place for self-expression with the introduction of a
"06.12.2016 10:55:23" ["whpmagic"] A leap in front of a candy-colored mural in Los Angeles leads to an unexpected twist. How many pairs of socks do you count in this #WHPmagic submission by @ari_fararooy?
Video by @ari_fararooy
"06.12.2016 04:26:56" ["boomerang", "whpmagic"] A flick of the wrist illuminates a room in this spellbinding #Boomerang by @wesleytaylor. #WHPmagic
"06.12.2016 03:02:46" ["whpmagic"] In Istanbul, Asli (@insearchofwonders) took her love of baking to new heights when she conjured this enchanted reaction to a bite of cake. ✨
The goal of #WHPmagic was to bring magic to everyday life with surreal and imaginative photos and videos. Follow
"05.12.2016 18:00:01" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff, Alfie and Biscuit (@alfie.and.biscuit). These two mini lop twin bunnies live in London and love their treats. Follow @alfie.and.biscuit for more happy — and hoppy — moments in your feed.
"05.12.2016 00:00:34" ["nationalcookieday"] 2,600. That’s the number of unique cookie cutters that Patti Paige (@bakedideas) has shaped. It started when she couldn’t find the right acorn-shaped cutter for a customer’s request. Armed with icing in every color of the rainbow, Patti challenges herself
"04.12.2016 19:01:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] A trip to a tree farm in Oregon City led to this funny optical illusion captured by photographer Thomas Boyd (@thomasrboyddotcom). “Simply put, it looks like a tree grew legs and is trying to escape the tree farm,” he says. #TheWeekOnInstagram
"04.12.2016 18:00:03" ["theweekoninstagram"] Photojournalist Akshay Mahajan (@lecercle) captured this scene during a moment of reflection by the Brahmaputra River. “The river is like an inland sea that mesmerizes,” he says. “Walk up to the edge and stare out at the empty expanse in the hope that
"04.12.2016 02:59:02" ["theweekoninstagram"] Surrounded by giant concrete tetrapods, a golden retriever partakes in the simple joy of digging a hole at a beach in Japan. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @slo_mo_life
"04.12.2016 01:59:32"  Mariola Yvonne (@mariolayvonne) captures the ambiance of the Badeschiff — a floating swimming pool in Berlin’s Spree River during summer months — after it was transformed into a winter market and village.
Photo by @mariolayvonne
"04.12.2016 00:01:54" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] A new (unlikely) friendship commenced in Nara, Japan. This sweet moment = our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our community.
#Boomerang by @cambridge7871
"03.12.2016 19:19:19"  Tap our profile pic to watch our Instagram story and see what a day is like for singer and songwriter John Legend (@johnlegend). He’s currently on the move promoting his new album “Darkness and Light.”
Photo by @bumper3077
"03.12.2016 00:06:55" ["whpmagic"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPmagic
The goal this weekend is to bring magic to everyday life with surreal and imaginative photos and videos.
Here’s how to get started:
Seek inspiration from fairy tales and film. Stage a scene with your own magical
"02.12.2016 18:24:55" ["perfectlyme"] “A lot of women my age lose interest in how they look and how they feel, health-wise,” says Suzi Grant (@alternativeageing). She was nearly one of them. Before retiring seven years ago, she was “a chain smoking, hard drinking” TV and radio reporter. Then
"02.12.2016 00:04:48"  When French photo artist Romain Nicoloso (@p22_art) seeks inspiration, he moves house. “After eight years in Paris, I decided to move from my comfort zone and live overseas to discover new cultures and meet new people,” the 27-year-old says. “I am
"01.12.2016 18:08:09" ["worldaidsday"] Filmmaker and photographer Gabrielle Menezes (@the_instants) followed Wandjo Kone (pictured), a community health worker in Ivory Coast, as she trudged through a village, visiting pregnant women and girls with HIV. “I think the girls in those situations
"30.11.2016 20:55:46" ["eyeson"] Nyimas Laula Li An’Amie (@nyimaslaula) has her #EyesOn a world under the sea. Growing up in Indonesia, an archipelago nation of over 17,000 islands, the 24-year-old photographer spent weekends on the beach with family but had little idea what existed
"30.11.2016 18:01:26" ["perfectlyme"] Fashion blogger Danielle Vanier (@daniellevanier) takes pride in telling it like it is. “I am just your average girl from London who loves fashion and happens to be fat,” she says. “The thing that makes me #PerfectlyMe is that I am unapologetically myself
"30.11.2016 11:26:15" ["whpthisishome"] “I tried to think outside the box with this WHP,” says 25-year-old student Karen Cantú (@karencantuq) from Mexico on her creative submission to #WHPthisishome. “Our world is our home, and nature is a big part of it — plants, animals. I wanted to show an
"30.11.2016 05:15:13" ["whpthisishome"] For #WHPthisishome, Kathryn Riley (@k__h__r) captured a moody moment at the end of her street in Massachusetts. “This part of town is almost always referred to as either the ‘sticks,’ the ‘boonies,’ or just straight up the middle of nowhere,” says
"30.11.2016 03:57:33" ["boomerang", "whpthisishome"] Filmmaker Nacho Rodríguez (@naseke) was inspired by the movie “Toy Story” for his #WHPthisishome submission. Here his daughter Blanca performed a sweet ballet for a captive, cuddly audience in Valencia, Spain.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"30.11.2016 00:53:50"  Graphic designer and Don Fisher (@don_fisher) founder Julia Castaño is responsible for the sea creatures that jump out of the ocean and transform into backpacks, card holders and pouches. Julia, who lives in Barcelona, Spain, dreams up goods influenced
"29.11.2016 18:10:20" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world. Meet the unlikely friends that make up today’s #WeeklyFluff: Ponzu and Tsumuji (@shimejiwasabi). These precious pals hail from Hokkaido, Japan, and love to cuddle up with each other and the additional felines in their fam. Just look at kitty
"29.11.2016 12:12:35" ["whpthisishome"] A sketch by Sarah Nisbett (@drawnontheway) evokes the simple pleasure of putting your feet up at home — complete with a furry companion.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to #WHPthisishome this week.
Photo by @drawnontheway
"29.11.2016 04:13:08" ["whpthisishome"] For his submission to #WHPthisishome, photographer Jilson Tiu (@jilson.tiu) visited an organic farm in the Philippines and met Enzo, a farmer whose work reminds Jilson we all share Earth as our home.
Photo by @jilson.tiu
"29.11.2016 03:00:06" ["whpthisishome"] In Portland, Oregon, Camille Trummer (@modernmix) captures family cuddles on a lazy Sunday.
The goal of #WHPthisishome was to make photos and videos that capture the essence of home. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions this
"28.11.2016 18:33:22" ["perfectlyme"] Londoner Nia Pettitt (@frogirlginny) is building a curly-haired global community. “I have been able to connect with thousands of people over something as simple as hair,” says the 19-year-old student who organizes “FroDay” meetups around the world,
"27.11.2016 23:39:23" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Three sweet felines star in today’s #BoomerangOfTheWeek . Rosalyn Rodriguez (@mommyro_) was not a cat lover until she adopted one stray from the streets near her home in the Philippines in 2013. Now, she’s mama to nine. “My daily dose of laughter and
"27.11.2016 17:59:52"  For Sarah Phillips (@uglyproduceisbeautiful), promoting sustainable food habits is about showing, not telling. The Chicago-born, California-raised entrepreneur creates vivid foodscapes interwoven with vibrant citrus, fresh-from-the-dirt root vegetables
"26.11.2016 23:37:56"  “Representation is so important,” says illustrator, writer and photographer Deun Ivory (@deunivory). “I want to be the photographer creating a movement, somebody shifting the narrative around the way black women are portrayed or the way black women are
"26.11.2016 20:28:15" ["shopsmall", "smallbizsat"] After designing wedding invitations for a few friends, and then creating the invitation for her own wedding, Anna Bond, co-founder and creative director of Rifle Paper Co. (@riflepaperco) knew she had found her calling. “Everything about designing
"25.11.2016 23:48:00" ["whpthisishome"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPthisishome
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that capture the essence of home.
Here’s how to get started:
Show what makes a place feel familiar or comfortable — whether it’s your morning routine at your
"25.11.2016 17:59:48"  He doesn’t describe himself as a photographer, but Benoit Paillé (@benoit_paille) expresses himself through photography. “I’ve been living in a truck for three years,” says Benoit, who is originally from Quebec. “I completely transformed my life; I travel
"24.11.2016 23:54:34" ["myinstagramlogo"] Pastry chef María Fernanda Avendaño was working on a big batch of macarons for Vainilla (@vainilla) — the Venezuelan shop bakes 800 per day! — when she felt inspired to create this #myinstagramlogo, a delicious remix of our app’s logo. “I think food is
"24.11.2016 18:00:07" ["thanksgiving"] What are the key ingredients for Kayley McCabe’s (@thekitchenmccabe) baked creations? Sugar, spice and everything ripe in her Utah orchard. The mother of four always had a creative streak, and found her calling in styling food and developing dishes
"24.11.2016 00:07:50" ["eyeson"] Photojournalist Smita Sharma (@smitashrm) has her #EyesOn the women of India. Her two recent projects document the experience of rape survivors across the country and the trafficking of women, primarily in West Bengal. “This phenomenon is not just about a
"23.11.2016 18:00:28"  “I aim to transport the viewer to a familiar yet extraordinary world,” says underwater photographer Jem Cresswell (@jemcresswell). She bought her first underwater camera when she was 17 years old. “I was immediately addicted and intrigued with the new
"22.11.2016 23:58:20" ["whpfamilyfeast"] Betty Liu (@bliu07), a wedding and food photographer, found special meaning in last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPfamilyfeast. “My favorite part about this video is the story behind it,” says Betty, who lives in Boston. “Any time I make dumplings I am
"22.11.2016 17:58:26"  Hello, world! Meet Wally and Ellie (@welliebuns), “adopted, cage-free besties” who live in California. Whether they’re playing in the house, cuddling up or sharing a snack, you’ll rarely see these two apart. To keep a healthy dose of bunny magic in your
"22.11.2016 04:22:20" ["whpfamilyfeast"] From the streets of Cartagena, Colombia, Emmanuel Carvajal’s take on #WHPfamilyfeast is an explosion of colorful fruit, dresses and painted brick.
Photo by @emmanuelcarvajal
"22.11.2016 03:02:46" ["whpfamilyfeast"] For his #WHPfamilyfeast submission, Edgar (@edgarraw) shows off a medley of colorful vegan dishes at an early Thanksgiving celebration.
The goal of #WHPfamilyfeast was to celebrate how families gather around food. Follow along as we feature more of our
"21.11.2016 20:02:07"  Today we’re announcing two updates: live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.
Live video on Instagram Stories helps you connect with your friends and followers right now.
It’s easy to go
"21.11.2016 20:00:20"  Today we’re announcing two updates: live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.
Now you can send disappearing photos and videos directly to groups and individual friends in a spontaneous,
"20.11.2016 23:57:17" ["theweekoninstagram"] Flying kites in a blizzard wasn’t the gift that Mikaella Speranskaya (@speranskaya) had in mind on a friend’s birthday trip, but they made the most of the situation. “Usually there is no snow this time of year — it’s the first snow ever on his birthday —
"20.11.2016 18:00:13" ["transweek"] It’s one thing to be 15 years old and just trying to pass 9th grade. It’s another to also be a transgender teen and activist, lobbying to the Michigan State Board of Education for the safety of LGBTQ teens. Add this to Corey Maison’s (@coreymaison)
"20.11.2016 00:00:49" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Roman Siromakha (@romanshotthis) slid into our #BoomerangOfTheWeek spot with this creative capture, taken during a weekend adventure with his girlfriend. According to Roman, Roosevelt Island is the perfect place to check out the NYC skyline and a
"19.11.2016 19:02:53" ["theweekoninstagram"] Autumn shines as two children inspect fall foliage beneath an intricate golden dome in this photo from Japan by @sakicona. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @sakicona
"19.11.2016 18:00:02" ["theweekoninstagram"] Mathieu Morand (@matmobil) catches a friendly wave from fishermen as they launch a boat on a flawless Sunday in Mumbai.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @matmobil
"19.11.2016 00:01:54" ["whpfamilyfeast"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfamilyfeast
In the spirit of the US holiday Thanksgiving, the goal this weekend is to celebrate how your family gathers around food.
Here’s how to get started:
Do you have a time-honored recipe you bring to family meals, or a
"18.11.2016 18:00:44"  Super Mario dashes behind a building, the Statue of Liberty’s torch blazes, whales swim across the sky — all while Christian Bork (@juggletoon) tosses various objects into the air. “I really like Cirque du Soleil and how they combine theater and circus
"17.11.2016 23:57:37" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about a knitter who’s made her dreams come true with a vision, a ball of yarn and a pair of knitting needles.” —Brandi Harper (@purlbknit), Brooklyn, New York-based designer
“I taught myself to crochet when I was 14 and in all my time of
"17.11.2016 18:00:57"  “I’ve realized that my work isn’t really a reflection of me at all,” says 28-year-old photographer and director Anaïs Kugel (@anaiskanaisk). “I’m anything but soft and poetic!” Originally from the south of France, her style is full of contrasts; it’s
"17.11.2016 03:00:55" ["eyeson"] Sunny Strader (@sunnystrader) has her #EyesOn the US, from the small, gritty city of Rockford, Illinois, where she spent two years as a newspaper photojournalist, to the permanent sunshine of Los Angeles, where she now works as a filmmaker’s assistant.
"17.11.2016 00:09:56"  Characters come to life on every loaf of bread Ran (@konel_bread) bakes. When she saw decorative sushi rolls being made on TV, she tried to replicate the idea with bread. The results turned out better than she expected. “Even when I’m working with generic
"16.11.2016 18:05:10"  He’s an alpine climber and a thrill-seeker, but Cory Richards’ (@coryrichards) definition of adventure evolved over time. “It’s anything that pushes you really far outside of your comfort zone, and that can be creatively, athletically, geographically,
"16.11.2016 08:44:15"  It’s singer and songwriter Alicia Keys’ (@aliciakeys) first season as a coach on the TV singing competition “The Voice.” Today, she’s offering us a backstage pass on the action, including live performances from her new album, “HERE.”
Tap our profile pic
"16.11.2016 03:43:19" ["whpinmotion"] “Oliver is super enthusiastic about trying to capture his ball when we throw it, but he is not super coordinated in his efforts,” says Monica Sisson (@monicasisson) who, with her sister Holly (@hollysisson), submitted this adorable slow-mo to our Weekend
"16.11.2016 02:17:57" ["whpinmotion"] This #WHPinmotion submission is a slam dunk.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions this week.
Video by @yofipradana
"16.11.2016 01:13:24" ["whpinmotion"] Max Pirsky (@singleframestories) and his friends stumbled on parkour gold in Sofia, Bulgaria. “I like that it isn’t the usual location for parkour, as well as the sync between the two guys,” he says of his submission to last weekend’s hashtag project,
"15.11.2016 17:56:40" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet TurboRoo — today’s #WeeklyFluff. This sweet Chihuahua was born without his two front legs, but that hasn’t stopped him from stealing hearts. To learn more about this small but mighty pooch’s journey, follow @turboroo right now.
"15.11.2016 11:18:31" ["boomerang", "whpinmotion"] Two tall columns serve as props for a playful (and perfectly timed) wave in this Boomerang from Munich by @anniset. #WHPinmotion
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions this week.
#Boomerang by @anniset
"15.11.2016 04:21:39" ["boomerang", "whpinmotion"] A parade of elephants in lockstep — @koraninst’s #WHPinmotion submission from Kenya captures the rhythm of life in the wild.
#Boomerang by @koraninst
"15.11.2016 03:00:12" ["whpinmotion"] In a single frame, @misteur_z captured three simultaneous jumps that feel like separate stages of an airborne flip — no small feat for the photographer or the performers.
The goal of #WHPinmotion was to capture movement in creative ways. Follow along as
"14.11.2016 17:59:57"  It’s the little things that Sam Lyne (@samlyne) enjoys most in his illustrations. “I hope to make pieces that people can explore,” says the 27-year-old resident of Tasmania’s capital, Hobart. “I really enjoy creating works that are sometimes minimal and
"14.11.2016 01:01:24" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ezzat Hisham (@ezzat_hisham) captures the daily rhythm of a quarry worker in Minya, Egypt, during a moment of quiet concentration. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @ezzat_hisham
"14.11.2016 00:01:33" ["theweekoninstagram"] Stefan Mahlknecht (@stefan_mahl) shares the view of an Italian cathedral nestled into a mountain overlooking a valley that left him “totally speechless.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @stefan_mahl
"13.11.2016 17:59:53"  Eat the rainbow — the more colorful your plate, the healthier your food. In Linda Miller Nicholson’s (@saltyseattle) kitchen the same rule extends to pasta. When her young son turned out to be a picky eater, turning down vegetables hidden in smoothies or
"13.11.2016 00:01:01"  During a family outing to the Setouchi Triennale, an art festival in Japan, @hippo_photon captured this moment of wonder with a fantastical red horn.
Photo by @hippo_photon
"12.11.2016 18:00:36" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] At an InstaMeet near Lake Orta in northern Italy, Daisy Romaniello (@daisyromaniello) captured our #BoomerangOfTheWeek, offering a welcome pop of color and whimsy to the foggy scene.
#Boomerang by @daisyromaniello
"12.11.2016 05:18:13"  For the past four years, Richard Phibbs (@richardphibbs) has photographed animals rescued by the Humane Society of New York (@humanesocietyny). “I thought if I took portraits of homeless animals then these images would help them find a loving, forever
"12.11.2016 01:46:42" ["whpinmotion"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPinmotion
The goal this weekend is to capture movement in creative ways.
Here’s how to get started:
Bring energy to your creation, whether you’re photographing subjects in motion or recording from a moving perspective, like the
"11.11.2016 17:59:46" ["veteransday"] “As an amputee, I don’t want to be known as someone that lost their leg in Iraq. I want to be known for what I’ve done since,” says Melissa Stockwell (@mstockwell01), a Paralympian and US veteran. “The things I’ve done with one leg are much greater than