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"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
"11.11.2016 03:03:32"  Elnar Mansurov (@mishka.travel) runs a café, plans travel expeditions through his small agency ... and travels the world as a polar bear. “My bear mask and I have been in such exotic places as Spitsbergen in the Arctic Svalbard region, closed areas of
"11.11.2016 01:08:17"  Graffiti artist Astro (@astro_odv_cbs) grabbed his first can of spray paint when he was 18 years old. In the northern suburbs of Paris where he grew up, Astro experimented with letters and wildstyle, a complex form of graffiti where letters are
"10.11.2016 17:02:28"  Today, we’re introducing a few new tools to help you make your story even more fun: Boomerang and mentions. We’re also starting to test links inside some stories.
Boomerang lets you turn everyday moments into something fun and unexpected. Now you can
"09.11.2016 18:03:07" ["eyeson"] Danielle Villasana (@davillasana) has her #EyesOn the resilience of women, both those experiencing the aftermath of Boko Haram violence in Nigeria and being transgender in Peru. The documentary photographer splits her time between the two countries when
"09.11.2016 11:07:44" ["whpescape"] Photography student Jorge Alvarado (@urbanentdecker_) searched for the most interesting architecture in Stockholm for #WHPescape. “I was amazed by the colors, the simple design and the facades around the court,” says Jorge of this urban oasis, found with
"09.11.2016 04:28:32" ["whpescape"] Venezuelan graphic designer and photographer Juan Salvador Sandoval (@pincelado) imagined a surreal journey into the clouds for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPescape.
Photo illustration by @pincelado
"09.11.2016 03:04:09" ["whpescape"] For #WHPescape, photographer Sameer Satchu (@sam.vox) took his camera to Forodhani Gardens in Stone Town, Zanzibar, one of his favorite places to relax. “A group of Madrasa girls (from a religious school) came out to enjoy the day at the beach,” says Sam.
"09.11.2016 00:06:44" ["weeklyfluff"] “Peekaboo! ” (Ahem, hello world!) It’s time for #WeeklyFluff. Flora (@fantasticflora) is a seal point tabby cat who hails from Sweden. She loves spending time outside running, jumping and learning new tricks. Follow @fantasticflora for more ferociously
"08.11.2016 18:59:19"  Today, November 8, is Election Day in the US. Tune into our Instagram story to learn why voting is important to young people this year. And if you’re in the US, eligible to vote and haven’t done so yet, head to your polling place. Your voice matters.
"08.11.2016 11:14:47" ["whpescape"] A crochet dog attempts a playful getaway — and risks coming undone by one loose thread.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite #WHPescape submissions this week.
Photo by @kaiaoi_
"08.11.2016 04:12:43" ["whpescape"] To partake in her nephew’s bubble adventure, Kelly Spahn (@kelly.spahn) didn’t have to go beyond the backyard. #WHPescape
Photo by @kelly.spahn
"08.11.2016 03:08:53" ["whpescape"] An ancient aqueduct adds drama and history to the Mexican countryside, creating the perfect place to escape for architect Lehi Coutiño (@lehicoutino).
The goal of #WHPescape was to share a vision of a perfect weekend retreat. Follow along as we feature
"07.11.2016 18:01:03"  Jazmine Alcon (@pettyofcolor) may not be able to vote in this year’s US election, but she’s not staying out of the conversation. “Making the world a better place has no age limit,” says the 17-year-old student who lives in New Jersey. “There should not be
"07.11.2016 17:00:02"  News anchor Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) has always been interested in US elections, but it wasn’t until 2004 that he began to cover them as a major part of his job at CNN (@cnn). “It was incredibly exciting to get to go to the conventions for the
"07.11.2016 15:59:16" ["fromwhereistand2016"] In front of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City, Lydia Ortiz (@lydia_ortiz) and her husband Patrick Rafanan (@soybaby) designed the Instagram #FromWhereIStand2016 mural, a large-scale art installation encouraging people to talk about the issues
"07.11.2016 00:00:42" ["theweekoninstagram"] “If you jump, I jump!” is the caption that Agustina and Thomas (@annikaspack) chose for this shot of their two pups contemplating a chilly plunge while on vacation in Patagonia, Argentina. “They love water no matter the temperature outside (or inside!)
"06.11.2016 18:00:43" ["theweekoninstagram"] A self-proclaimed 1960s alien space girl defies gravity during Bike Kill in Brooklyn, New York— “an annual gathering of young bike punks/anarchists riding on homemade bicycles,” says photographer Timothy Fadek (@timothyfadek). “It looked dystopian.” After
"05.11.2016 23:16:56" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] In our #BoomerangOfTheWeek from Eugenia Zoloto (@eugenia_zoloto), an elegant silhouette peeks out to say hello. The 27-year-old paper artist captured the big reveal (her favorite part of the process) at her home studio in Kiev, Ukraine.
"05.11.2016 17:00:22" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I’ve been to this spot a few times but never during the fall,” says Mark Basarab (@ignitedit), of a recent trip to the Boardman Tree Farm, about two and a half hours east of Portland, Oregon. “The most memorable part of the day was spending quality time
"04.11.2016 23:15:46" ["whpescape"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPescape
The goal this weekend is to share your vision of a perfect weekend retreat, whether you’re staying close or traveling far.
Here’s how to get started:
There can be beauty in the journey or the destination. Show us your
"04.11.2016 16:59:41" ["mystory"] #MyStory is about variety. I could never settle in one place or be one thing.” —Imogen Lehtonen (@imogenocide), Los Angeles-based jewelry designer and silversmith at her family’s business, The Great Frog (@thegreatfrogla).
“Riding motorcycles is a huge
"04.11.2016 03:10:10" ["madetocreate"] If there’s one thing Kate Akatombo (@woodland.tale) would like to make clear, it’s that she’s not living in a fairy tale, even if she spends her days making a menagerie of whimsical creatures. “If you ask Snow White if she’s in a fairy tale, I think she’d
"03.11.2016 20:31:48"  In his New York studio, contemporary artist Tom Sachs (@tomsachs) is a master of bricolage, creating significant pieces from available objects. “It’s about the approach, which is do it yourself,” he says. “Don’t be afraid of the details, but embrace them
"03.11.2016 17:01:44" ["eyeson"] Abbie Trayler-Smith (@abbiets) has her #EyesOn the women of Iraq, and shares the story told to her by 23-year-old Yusra (pictured), who took refuge from ISIS fighters, just days after she gave birth to a daughter: “We could hear the bullets and bombs. I
"03.11.2016 02:06:49"  Patrick-Earl Barnes (@deepartist) used to clip and collect newspaper and magazine articles and paste them into three-ring binders to use as coffee table books. Those humble beginnings led him to collage and decoupage; he soon began crafting a variety of
"02.11.2016 23:31:48"  Mexican photographer Damián Siqueiros (@damiansiqueiros) found in dance a vehicle for expression that goes beyond the beauty of the body in motion — it’s a canvas where ideas and questions about gender, equality and diversity can be captured.
"02.11.2016 20:03:41" ["diwali"] When Chandan Khanna (@khannachandan) was in his early 20s he was on a comfortable path studying business in New Delhi, but he wasn’t satisfied. “I went home and discussed it with my dad and mom,” Chandan says. “He’s a businessman, she’s a businesswoman. I
"02.11.2016 09:53:44" ["whpsupernatural"] Marcus Wagner (@mr.wgnr) visited an upside-down house in Wertheim, Germany, to create this levitating submission to #WHPsupernatural.
Photo by @mr.wgnr
"02.11.2016 02:45:04" ["whpsupernatural"] What inspired Eduard Francés Sanchís (@eduardfrances) to make this image for #WHPsupernatural? “The feeling of fear, darkness and intrigue,” says Eduard, who turned an everyday scene of commuters in Xàtiva, Spain, into something much more ominous.
"02.11.2016 01:51:52" ["whpsupernatural"] Domingo Rodriguez (@domingoxlatarde) transformed an ordinary hand into an out-of-this-world creature for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPsupernatural.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions throughout the week.
"01.11.2016 23:19:22" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff, Mirabelle and Bergamote (@mirabelle_and_bergamote), two glorious guinea pigs. These sweet, fluffy, fur babies love dressing up and sharing a snack. P.S. — you’ll rarely see these pals apart. To keep a steady flow
"01.11.2016 16:57:22"  Butch Locsin’s (@butch_locsin_from_la) art isn’t all smoke and mirrors. In fact, it’s about contrast and saturation — and collaboration. When the Los Angeles-based art student shows up at InstaMeets, it’s a win-win for all: he can practice his performance
"01.11.2016 13:38:43" ["whpsupernatural"] A blinding blue light in the woods of Norway provides more questions than answers in this #WHPsupernatural submission by Arnas Goldberg (@the_goldmountain).
Photo by @the_goldmountain
"01.11.2016 12:22:08" ["whpsupernatural"] There’s no question that this house is haunted, but luckily for @kierstan_leigh, the pair of ghosts that appeared came to play a friendly game. #WHPsupernatural
Video by @kierstan_leigh
"01.11.2016 08:28:02" ["heidihalloween"] “When else are you able to completely transform and be something else for the night?” asks model and TV personality Heidi Klum (@heidiklum). Heidi’s commitment to transforming herself every Halloween has become a staple and part of the magic of the
"01.11.2016 01:07:44" ["whpsupernatural"] Dark skies match dark stares — this Halloween portrait of the Mele family (@a.social.life) raises the quintessential skeleton costume to a new level of spooky.
The goal of #WHPsupernatural was to make photos and videos of otherworldly scenes, follow along
"31.10.2016 16:59:01"  Ghosts, witches’ hats, pumpkins — name any Halloween goodie, and the @meringuegirls, Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman, can make it out of meringue, a pillowy pastry made from sugar and egg whites. “It’s just so moldable, you can do anything with it,” says
"30.10.2016 23:00:37"  Inspiration floats all around embroidery artist Carrie Violet (@memorialstitches). Literally: Her muses are ghosts. “I lived near a very big stately home and its lady had a jilted lover,” says Carrie, an English illustrator who learned how to stitch her
"30.10.2016 17:00:31" ["theweekoninstagram"] Along California’s Highway 1, Jim Mangan (@jimmangan) found a piece of art that doubles as a riddle. “I like the idea of someone contemplating whether or not the silhouette of the woman sitting under the tree is real or a sculpture,” says the
"29.10.2016 23:54:14" ["theweekoninstagram"] Four furry ghosts look ready for Halloween ... but not for long. “The biggest challenge was to position the dogs and dress them with the blankets. Overall, the shoot lasted no more than five minutes,” says Gabi Stickler, who’s pup Mali
"29.10.2016 22:03:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] A wrong turn down a dead end road led Alexey Kamenskiy (@tommykaira) to a childhood dream come true. “I always wanted to build a treehouse,” says the engineer and photographer, who took this photo during a weekend trip to the countryside outside of Moscow
"29.10.2016 18:03:13" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] The inspiration for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek? A loop that was spooky and chic. “The combination of creepy skeletons and hot-pink nail polish just clicked for me,” says content creator and photographer Lizzie Darden (@lizzie_darden), who lives in
"29.10.2016 01:04:54" ["whpsupernatural"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPsupernatural
On Monday, Halloween will be celebrated in the US and other parts of the world. To get in the holiday’s spooky spirit, the goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that transport you to otherworldly
"28.10.2016 18:08:02"  “I’m looking for details, scene-setters and a sense of place — plus the detail that connects things,” says Gerik Parmele (@gerik), a former photojournalist-turned-video storyteller. Gerik, who lives in Columbia, Missouri, creates mini-documentaries,
"28.10.2016 00:13:57"  In Kentucky, a glowing trail of 5,000 carved pumpkins transports visitors to a Halloween wonderland: the Louisville Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. “It’s not spooky, but it is magic,” says Kara Renee Bubenchik (@__karadise__), a local artist who has been
"27.10.2016 18:55:03" ["worldseries"] Longtime professional sports photographer Brad Mangin (@bmangin) is traveling to capture his 20th #WorldSeries this week. While he makes his living with his camera, for the last few years, he’s shared his perspective with his phone. “You look for things
"27.10.2016 03:00:26" ["eyeson"] Tasneem Alsultan (@tasneemalsultan) has her #EyesOn the people of Nepal — and a new respect for their resilience after the devastating earthquake that struck in 2015. “I see hardship,” the photojournalist from Saudi Arabia says. “They’ve had years of
"27.10.2016 00:20:48"  “I’m not trying to duplicate nature. I’m trying to interpret it and capture the variety and the essence of it,” says artist Ann Wood, a creative partner for Woodlucker (@woodlucker) — a business she runs with her husband in Minneapolis. Ann has spent the
"26.10.2016 18:01:27"  The first time Ryan Burke (@ryburk) set foot in a night club he was on his way to developing a new career path. “I started getting into nightlife and dressing up, and I used photography as a way to connect with other people who performed or dressed up,”
"26.10.2016 02:08:12" ["whpinthestudio"] In their submission to #WHPinthestudio, Daniel Rueda (@drcuerda) and collaborator Anna (@anniset) decided it was time to show that inspiration and fun can be found anywhere. “It’s a form of street painting, using your body. They just went outside and went
"26.10.2016 00:55:09" ["whpinthestudio"] #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker) was drawn to the timelessness of two artisans dyeing thread by hand in Hyderabad, India. “You get the sense that this happened yesterday, today and will continue tomorrow,” she says. “You can
"26.10.2016 00:03:39" ["whpinthestudio"] Pausing on a work in progress, Ruth Speer (@septemberwildflowers) reveals more about her life outside the studio. “If I put my hand there, it wouldn’t work,” says #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker). “There’s a tenderness to it.
"25.10.2016 11:09:41" ["whpinthestudio"] A portrait with big personality extends into real life in this #WHPinthestudio submission from Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Meritxell Soler (@mevisualartist). “It’s playful and fun; I like the expression on her face and the way the hair matches the door,”
"25.10.2016 04:33:04" ["whpinthestudio"] “Dancing and painting have the same creative energy,” says #WHPinthestudio guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker) of this graceful leap set against a skate park in Boston by Smita Jacob (@hoggerandco). Helen also applauds the collaboration on
"25.10.2016 03:02:51" ["whpinthestudio"] A touch of magic in this #WHPinthestudio submission captivated guest curator Helen Downie (@unskilledworker). “She understands that behind an interesting piece of artwork is the mystery of how it’s done,” Helen says of Ruth Meharg’s (@ruthmeharg)
"24.10.2016 18:00:28"  Trees ablaze, pointy hats and black cats — it’s the season of the witch, and Courtney Brooke Hall (@light_witch) could not be happier. “I’ve always dabbled in Wicca. I believe there’s something to be found when you tune into nature,” says the New England
"24.10.2016 01:57:25" ["theweekoninstagram"] A beach photo shoot becomes a pastel dreamscape in this image from Japan by @shiiki_studio. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @shiiki_studio
"24.10.2016 00:06:55" ["theweekoninstagram"] “It is difficult to describe in words what kind of atmosphere prevails in the forest in the fog! Trees and rocks come to life and make the most unusual forms,” says 27-year-old Sergey Vital’evich (@sergey_vitalevich) of his visit to the Crimean Mountains.
"23.10.2016 21:22:01"  Every year, hundreds of doggies (and their humans) rocking clever and elaborate costumes gather in NYC’s Alphabet City neighborhood for the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. We’re on the ground to share some of the best get-ups — and sweetest pooches
"23.10.2016 02:01:21" ["theweekoninstagram"] At the water’s edge, a cat strikes the pose of a tiger stalking prey, only to find its own bright reflection looking back. Keisuke (@kei_tachibana1114) captured this moment in Aoshima Island, Japan, one of the country’s “cat islands.”
Follow along as we
"23.10.2016 00:06:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] While exploring Manisa, Turkey, by bike, Iranian documentary photographer Khashayar Javanmardi (@kjavanmardi) stopped to take in this dynamic scene at Atatürk Kent Park. “At first when I saw the network of ropes I thought it was a kind of sculpture or
"22.10.2016 21:06:22" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Wait a minute ... who’s pushing the swings in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek? As Josh Bailey (@ghostforestco) explored the winding trails and fall colors of a local park, he paused by this swingset. “I’m drawn towards motion, so I naturally look for that when
"22.10.2016 18:00:09" ["tinycanvas"] No #tinycanvas challenge is too great for nail artist Aki Hirayama (@aki_newnail.ny) — even if it involves creating portraits of pop stars or pop artists. “Recently someone asked me to paint all the different faces of Marilyn Monroe on their nails, an
"22.10.2016 01:16:08" ["whpinthestudio"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPinthestudio
The goal of this weekend’s hashtag project is to photograph the places you or a fellow artist go to be creative. The project takes inspiration from London-based artist and guest curator Helen Downie
"21.10.2016 18:00:12"  Baker Olivia Bogacki (@livforcake) turns to cozy, seasonal desserts every time Halloween rolls around. “I love pumpkins, cinnamon, nutmeg — all of these flavors say fall to me,” says Olivia, who is based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Olivia was
"20.10.2016 23:58:15"  All year long, David Whitemyer (@mahikerbiker) visits spooky sites across the country. “My love of history, architecture and exploring new places attracts me to abandoned buildings,” says David, a museum exhibit designer based in Boston. “I treat them
"20.10.2016 22:13:55"  The first time actress and singer Victoria Justice (@victoriajustice) saw “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” she was 11 years old. Flash forward (or do the time warp) 12 years, and Victoria is starring in the new version of the 1970s American cult classic,
"20.10.2016 18:00:19"  You nearly smell the earth and woods in Francine de Mattos’ (@fotografeumaideia) photos. A resident of Salete, a small town of 7,000 people in Santa Catarina, Brazil, she shares snapshots of the region’s scenery. “When I am not taking pictures for work, I
"20.10.2016 02:54:59" ["eyeson"] Ziyah Gafic (@ziyahgafic) has his #EyesOn on a buried past, beneath a landscape once known as Yugoslavia. “I was a teenager during war time,” says the Sarajevo-based photographer, whose world was shattered when his nation was engulfed by ethnic conflict,
"19.10.2016 23:35:18"  Today, singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter (@sabrinacarpenter) is taking us around Nashville, Tennessee — the first stop of a 37-show sold-out tour for her album EVOLution. Tap our profile pic to watch our Instagram story and hang with
"19.10.2016 17:56:31"  It’s ironic, but true — designer Ashley Rose (@ashleyrosecouture) can’t remember the last time she put on a costume for Halloween. “Even as a kid, I didn’t really do Halloween. I was always more fascinated with what other people were wearing.” A little
"19.10.2016 00:56:52" ["whpfreetime"] “We were exploring some of the galleries at the Sharjah Art Foundation in United Arab Emirates, and at the same time looking for spots to take group photos,” says Mark Anthony Hebres (@est0y) of his #WHPfreetime submission, which captures his favorite
"19.10.2016 00:11:37" ["whpfreetime"] “I love the look on his face I was able to capture when he realized what was happening,” says Janelle Darnell (@janelledarnell) of her spontaneous #WHPfreetime submission, which she captioned, “When daddy’s free time is interrupted by hers.”
"18.10.2016 20:00:55"  Starting today, you’ll begin to see Instagram Stories on Explore.
We announced Instagram Stories in August as a new feature for sharing everyday moments. Now, with stories on Explore, it’s easier than ever to discover new stories you’ll want to watch.
"18.10.2016 18:09:48" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world. It’s time to meet this week’s #WeeklyFluff, Mamba (@originalvampirecat). “I love aggressively snuggling with every human I ever meet,” says the “Transylvanian” polydactyl rescue with one adorably spooky overbite. “I also love jumping 6 feet
"18.10.2016 10:30:12" ["whpfreetime"] Seaside lounging in Spain is the perfect way to spend some #WHPfreetime — striped socks optional.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend's hashtag project.
Photo by @venkatesulu
"18.10.2016 03:52:45" ["whpfreetime"] Friends take a sunny joyride in this #WHPfreetime submission from Chicago.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @aj_trela
"18.10.2016 02:49:18" ["whpfreetime"] The goal of #WHPfreetime was to make photos and videos inspired by what you enjoy doing in your spare time — and @sophietivonaillustration rocked it.
Follow along for more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
"17.10.2016 18:02:30" ["perfectlyme"] “My version of #PerfectlyMe is letting go of the never-ending fight to be someone else. #PerfectlyMe invites ME back into the equation, not as a form of settling for myself, but as an act of welcoming that self home, accepting her singularities,
"17.10.2016 18:01:02" ["perfectlyme"] Growing up, Jody Heakes (@jdoday) was frequently bullied about her weight. “I remember (now cringingly), in middle school dumbing myself down, pretending not to know things, because I’d decided that I would much rather be labeled as ‘the stupid girl’ than
"17.10.2016 18:00:18" ["perfectlyme"] “I like to think of myself as perfectly imperfect,” says Kelvin Davis II, the founder of Notoriously Dapper (@notoriouslydapper), a body-positive menswear blog. “I find beauty in the daily struggle of accepting yourself and your body. I wanted to show
"17.10.2016 00:50:10" ["theweekoninstagram"] Donald Miralle (@donaldmiralle) was poised to capture the start of a triathlon in Hawaii when this majestic turtle crossed his path. “Since 2000, I’ve been photographing the Ironman World Championship in Kona and taken this underwater angle of the mass
"16.10.2016 23:25:45" ["theweekoninstagram"] David Degner (@degnerd) didn’t need to travel far to find an artful moment in the middle of Cairo. “This is a pretty normal street scene in my neighborhood: cars, people and clothes hanging to dry,” says the photojournalist, who is based in Egypt.
"16.10.2016 18:00:07" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Nacho Rodríguez Perez (@naseke) gave life to 37 balloons at once, all for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. The filmmaker’s celebration of Instagram’s sixth birthday was no easy feat, but the added bonus = his daughter got a kick out of it. Our favorite element is
"16.10.2016 00:58:16" ["theweekoninstagram"] After attending an open ballet class with @cinqballet dancers, Daria Bylbas (@dashabylbas) captured this circle of tutus and pointe shoes. “When I look at this photo, I feel very inspired,” says the student from Moscow. #TheWeekOnInstagram
"16.10.2016 00:08:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Juri Taniguchi (@kotorimi) paused to admire these shimmering, reflecting bubbles during a visit to the Setouchi Triennale, an art festival held on a dozen islands in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from
"15.10.2016 18:00:07"  For traveling fashion photographer and stylist Trevor Stuurman (@trevor_stuurman), home is wherever the Wi-Fi connects. Whether he’s styling a shoot in South Africa or speaking on a panel in Rwanda, he’s an advocate for African fashion and culture. “I
"15.10.2016 03:14:23" ["eyeson"] Camille Seaman (@camilleseaman) has her #EyesOn the Dakota Access Pipeline. “The message I heard over and over when I was growing up was any harm you do to the environment, you’re doing to yourself,” the California-based photographer says. “I felt called
"15.10.2016 01:28:31" ["whpfreetime"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfreetime
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired by what you enjoy doing in your spare time.
Here’s how to get started:
Whether it’s a full day or a few minutes in the middle of a hectic schedule, share the
"14.10.2016 18:00:01"  When Jana Douglass (@janaleesbakeshop) graduated from college almost two years ago, she had no idea what she wanted to do — but Jana always loved cooking and baking. “I found a whole community of cookie decorators,” she says. “I always thought, ‘Hey, I
"14.10.2016 03:52:26"  Nico Young (@nicobyoung) wants the world to understand that teenage photographers are a force to be reckoned with. He should know: The 17-year-old had his work published on the cover of The New York Times Magazine — teasing to a 12-page spread inside. “I
"14.10.2016 01:34:09"  Before sculptor Duy Anh Nhan Duc (@duyanhnhanduc) deconstructs nature, every plant included in a piece is patiently examined. “I put myself at its level,” says the self-taught artist based in Paris. “Whether it’s grass or clover, I will get down on the
"13.10.2016 08:06:39"  “Sharing your surfboard with another person is magical,” explains Gabriella Cardoso (@gabiduda.surfduplo). “You have to be in complete harmony.” She and her boyfriend, designer Eduardo Lima, tandem surf — a Hawaiian sport where two surfers balance on the
"13.10.2016 03:45:41" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. This very regal creature, Doug the Pug (@itsdougthepug), is all about Halloween. If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect costume, tap our profile pic to watch our Instagram story, starring Doug! (He’s got you
"12.10.2016 11:19:16" ["whpseeingdouble"] “I draw, I carve, I print. Then repeat,” captions Doğacan Onaran (@dogacanonaran) in her submission to #WHPseeingdouble, taken at home in her studio. Our hashtag project spoke to her process: “It’s the main thing in print making: think the mirror view.
"12.10.2016 04:06:57" ["whpseeingdouble"] Never let go of your club. Two “levitating” golfers hung on tight for Muhammad Solihin’s (@msholihinn) #WHPseeingdouble submission.
Photo by @msholihinn
"12.10.2016 02:57:28" ["whpseeingdouble"] Here, kitty kitty. Two frisky felines basked back-to-back in the sun for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPseeingdouble. “They reminded me of people,” says Constantine (@chuuubaka). “We are all very similar, but at the same time, each of us is
"12.10.2016 00:37:32" ["dayofthegirl", "girlhero"] “I like to think of myself as a sort of Venn diagram because there are so many aspects of me that overlap,” says 17-year-old Faatimah Soloman (@fxxtimxh). “For example, I’m a feminist, I’m American, I’m Sudanese and I live in Saudi Arabia.”
"11.10.2016 17:58:26" ["nationalcomingoutday"] A native New Yorker, 30-year-old iO Tillett Wright was aware at a young age that he was “a little trans kid.” In recent years, the artist-activist has come to reject the social and political constraints of certain labels in favor of a more inclusive — and
"11.10.2016 11:17:40" ["whpseeingdouble"] This #WHPseeingdouble encounter captured by Steffen Fossbakk (@seffis) made us do a double take. How many sheep do you see?
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from last weekend’s hashtag project.
Photo by @seffis
"11.10.2016 04:05:32" ["whpseeingdouble"] Two generations stand together in this #WHPseeingdouble submission from India by Ayçin (@abayrakt).
Photo by @abayrakt
"11.10.2016 03:06:00" ["whpseeingdouble"] The goal of #WHPseeingdouble was to make photos celebrating pairs that mirror one another in obvious or subtle ways. We love this shared moment between two floppy-eared friends at home in Canada taken by Elizabeth Spence (@wellettas).
Follow along for
"10.10.2016 18:01:26"  “Any toy animal that’s sewn in the traditional teddy bear style are ‘Mishki,’ which is Russian for ‘little bear cubs,’” explains Diana Yunusova (@teddydi), a teddy bear artist who lives in St. Petersburg, Russia. “Mishki take many forms and styles, but my
"10.10.2016 00:00:29"  Anthony Zinonos (@anthonyzinonos) describes himself as a sucker for construction paper. “I love the texture and simple colors that it comes in,” the collage artist who lives in Oakland, California, says. “It’s cheap and cheerful, and there is something
"09.10.2016 19:56:56" ["theweekoninstagram"] A tranquil forest frames this quiet moment between Miga, an English setter, and a deer crossing her path. “She loves chasing small squirrels and bunnies but the deer was a big surprise for her,” says Paloma García, Miga’s owner. “I could only take one
"09.10.2016 17:59:51"  Rosa Comes (@rosacomes) captured true teamwork in the tier-by-tier construction of this human tower in Tarragona, Spain. “It’s an incomparable spectacle,” says Rosa, who has attended the Concurs de Castells competition three times. “Even if you don’t
"09.10.2016 02:07:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Visitors to the Tottori Sand Dunes in Japan take in the landscape and larger-than-life clouds. Mitsunari Koyama (@mantaroq) took this photo on a family outing. “I wouldn’t be surprised if the other people there wanted to play in the sand too,” says the
"09.10.2016 01:05:07" ["theweekoninstagram"] This encounter with a three-headed dragon looks like something straight from a fantasy tale, but Anton (@antoxa_mor) made this photo at Safari Park in Lipetsk Oblast, Russia. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @antoxa_mor
"09.10.2016 00:05:13"  Tommy Trenchard (@tommy.trenchard) followed a local octopus hunter into the tidal flats off of Zanzibar to capture this photo revealing life beneath the ocean’s surface. “Trying to keep up was almost impossible amid sea urchins, starfish and sharp coral,”
"08.10.2016 21:01:05" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Looking down at one of the busiest highways in Tehran, Khodayar Ahi (@godyar) “moved” a yellow taxi down the road for our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing loops from our community.
#Boomerang by @godyar
"08.10.2016 18:01:29"  Jeff McCarthy (@celebsonsandwiches) prefers his sandwiches with a side of celebrity. “The idea came to me, naturally, while eating a sandwich,” says the 29-year-old artist, whose sketches match superstars with meals that fit their personalities — from Sia
"08.10.2016 00:29:31" ["whpseeingdouble"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPseeingdouble
The goal this weekend is to make photos celebrating pairs that mirror one another — in obvious or subtle ways.
Here’s how to get started:
Keep an eye out for lookalike couples, and think outside the box. Seek out
"07.10.2016 18:00:03"  Cairo-born photographer Christina Rizk (@christinarizk) characterizes herself as a visual person, more assured when making pictures than when talking about them. “I’ve always struggled with words,” she says, “which is funny because I speak four
"07.10.2016 03:20:19" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll means inspiring younger generations to say, ‘Hey, I can do that too!’” says model Dilone (@_dilone), who walked in the Kenzo (@kenzo) show at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. “There have always been diverse models,” she says, citing Naomi
"07.10.2016 00:18:52" ["madetocreate"] If Lacy Van Court had a soundtrack to her life, Guy Clark would be the headliner. She named her business Die Trying TX (@dietryingtx) after one of his songs. “It’s kind of cheesy, but ‘Die Tryin’ is a beautiful song, and I think it sums up my general
"06.10.2016 18:25:15" ["myinstagramlogo"] Viviana Herrera’s #myinstagramlogo stars her station after prepping homemade noodles. If only we could cook up and taste her creation.
Today, we’re celebrating our golden birthday. Can you believe Instagram is six years old? This #myinstagramlogo by
"06.10.2016 18:23:34" ["myinstagramlogo"] Over 100 buttons, beads and other found objects went into Giulia Ripamonti’s remix of our app’s logo. During the day, Giulia works as a graphic designer in Milan, but her free time is spent crafting with unexpected materials.
Today, we’re celebrating our
"06.10.2016 18:00:04" ["myinstagramlogo"] It started with meringue crumbs. They make up the center of Aygul Bedretdinova’s #myinstagramlogo. The Moscow-based graphic designer set up this sweet scene at a recent InstaMeet. “I love that it’s so bright and positive,” says Aygul of our logo’s look.
"06.10.2016 06:59:33" ["eyeson"] Zackary Canepari (@canepari_til_i_die) has his #EyesOn Flint, Michigan. “All I ever really wanted to do was be a photographer. I was a reluctant filmmaker,” he says. “The deeper I got into making films, the more I dragged still photography along with me
"05.10.2016 04:21:20"  “One thing that sets me apart is my style — my unique filming style and acting style,” says theatrically trained actor Andrew Bachelor, better known as @kingbach. After graduating from Florida State University with a business degree, he attended a
"05.10.2016 03:18:14" ["boomerang", "whplocallegends"] Residents of Mohali, India, can thank this local potter for his clay creations that they’ll use to celebrate the upcoming festival Diwali. “It was a fascinating sight as the clay was molding into recognizable objects,” says Abhinav Purohit
"05.10.2016 02:26:59" ["whplocallegends"] A Turkish bagel seller brings this scene on the water to life. Hasan ilkay Özduman (@hasanilkay) captured a photo of this local legend in Istanbul for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPlocallegends.
Photo by @hasanilkay
"04.10.2016 17:58:45" ["weeklyfluff"] World, get ready to fall hard for floppy-eared Dean (@deanthebasset) — our #WeeklyFluff. This two-year-old hound is all about a good nap at home in Toronto, but he also loves to get outside with his humans. Everyone’s feed could use a little more Dean, so
"04.10.2016 16:16:43" ["whplocallegends"] “It’s always great to see someone that has such a natural style in his look and in his art,” says @this.is.nuno.da.silva about NYC-based photographer Louis Mendes, pictured in this submission to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPlocallegends.
"04.10.2016 05:05:56" ["whplocallegends"] In one of our favorite submissions to #WHPlocallegends, Ciprian (@cvladulescu) shows us how this local shepherd is as much a fixture in Rupea, Romania’s landscape as the ancient architecture that crowns its hilltops.
Follow along as we feature more of our
"04.10.2016 03:27:05" ["whplocallegends"] The goal of #WHPlocallegends was to celebrate the people in your community that stand out and make it a great place to live.
Paco Toris (@pacotoris) photographed this local artist whose colorful textiles help give Chiapas, Mexico, its vibrancy.
"03.10.2016 18:00:59"  “It’s like a dialogue between me and the place,” says California resident Carlos Almeida (@sketchviews) of his signature black-and-white sketches, which often depict urban scenes from his travels. “I like to take the time to understand a place — to absorb
"03.10.2016 00:00:53" ["roshhashana"] “I can see something else,” says Israeli food artist Lital Rozenshtein (@litalrozenshtein). “Most of the time it’s a surprise, even for me.” The mother of two travels to her local market in Tel Aviv every day seeking inspiration. Right now for
"02.10.2016 20:01:28" ["theweekoninstagram"] Two towering boats preside over a moody beach. Denis Moura (@denismoura) found this scene in Praça das Bandeiras, Brazil. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @denismoura
"02.10.2016 17:59:08" ["theweekoninstagram"] Kiana Hayeri (@kianahayeri) found this contemplative moment when she and a friend arrived at the Niavaran Palace in Tehran. “I saw the light and reflection, and an opportunity for a dynamic and complex photo,” says the photojournalist.
Follow along as we
"02.10.2016 01:05:56" ["theweekoninstagram"] Anika Meier (@gert_pauly) traveled from Hamburg to Berlin to see a live performance of “Angst II” for herself. “I liked the quiet parts the most — when everything was calm, when the people watching the performance were focused on the dancing and slow
"02.10.2016 00:00:55" ["theweekoninstagram"] + = ❤
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @shibainu_non
"01.10.2016 21:02:11" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] An eager cup of coffee and a slice of cheesecake fueled a five-hour road trip — and our #BoomerangOfTheWeek. Before taking a 1,864-mile (3,000-kilometer) trip across the Ukraine to connect with local Instagrammers, Artem Melnichuk (@parabellumm) and his
"01.10.2016 18:00:24"  You might not guess it from the plant-based meals on @chocolateforbasil, but Jerrelle Guy, 26, is an omnivore. When she met her partner, who is a vegetarian for health reasons, she started cooking meatless meals that satisfied comfort-food cravings. “I’m
"01.10.2016 02:21:49" ["whplocallegends"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPlocallegends
The goal this weekend is to celebrate local legends — the people in your community that stand out and make it a great place to live.
Here’s how to get started:
Strike up a conversation with someone you see every
"30.09.2016 18:01:27"  When Jonna Jinton (@jonnajinton) calls, the cattle come running — literally. “I like to think that maybe something deep inside them would remember the sounds from ancient times,” says the 27-year-old from Sweden of this centuries-old singing technique
"29.09.2016 23:55:16"  Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (@davidortiz) will suit up for his final regular season baseball game of his 20-year career this weekend. “Boston took me in like I was one of their own,” David says. “I feel like this city has made me the man I am
"29.09.2016 00:29:41" ["eyeson"] Lauren DeCicca (@deciccaphoto) has her #EyesOn the people experiencing Myanmar’s economic transition. The American documentary photographer first arrived to Yangon three years ago: “I moved there two months after the first ATM came to Yangon. The city has
"28.09.2016 21:18:02"  “I feel like I’ve packed a few years of great experiences into just a handful of months on a bike,” says 29-year-old photographer Tyler Metcalfe (@tylermetcalfe), who recently completed a 4,290-mile (6,904-kilometer) cross-country bike trip across
"28.09.2016 05:45:48" ["whplightplay"] “Just another spontaneous capture of my pup, Momo, reminding me to pause and appreciate the simplest things,” says Cin (@mobibear), Momo’s owner, who submitted this image of her dog soaking up the sun for last weekend’s hashtag project,
"28.09.2016 04:27:31" ["whplightplay"] Passers-by in Lodz, Poland, admire a shower of colorful ribbons in golden light in this #WHPlightplay submission by 22-year-old student Marcin Stempień (@nesquik09).
Photo by @nesquik09
"28.09.2016 03:20:04" ["whplightplay"] Light became a winged creature in @lenzilla_happy’s playful take on last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPlightplay.
Photo by @lenzilla_happy
"27.09.2016 17:58:31" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Kerimcan (@catkerimcan) is a calico cat who loves lounging on laps and sticking out a very long . This kitty was abandoned at a shelter after a shoulder dislocation, but more than two years after being adopted,
"27.09.2016 06:28:09" ["whplightplay"] Daniel Cerejo (@dcerejo) captured a moment of levitation in a streak of light for #WHPlightplay.
Photo by @dcerejo
"27.09.2016 05:22:45" ["whplightplay"] A single beam straight to the ❤— Héctor (@hectorlovall) found the light in Spain, leading to this #WHPlightplay submission.
Photo by @hectorlovall
"27.09.2016 03:35:04" ["whplightplay"] Aizhar Alih (@aizharalih) captured the essence of #WHPlightplay by elevating a triangle of light into a sidewalk encounter.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions this week.
Photo by @aizharalih
"27.09.2016 02:16:47"  Last weekend, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture opened in Washington, DC, a hundred years after the concept was first proposed and nearly 13 years since Congress authorized its construction. Hollywood stars, community
"26.09.2016 18:01:14"  Keisuke Inagaki (@keinagaki) is the owner and chef of an Italian restaurant in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, but he is best known for crafting intricate pancake art. Keisuke started flipping pancakes in 2014 and now has a portfolio that ranges from
"25.09.2016 23:11:53" ["theweekoninstagram"] This blissful water-prancing pup was spotted by Eugeni Simó Queralt (@ultraheroi) at the end of a fun-filled day in Catalonia. “When I saw the happiness of the dog in the water, I caught that amazing and funny moment,” he says. “Platja del Trabucador and
"25.09.2016 18:02:16" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] According to architecture student Karl Ndieli (@karl_shakur), our #BoomerangOfTheWeek was taken from one of the best stargazing spots in Kansas. ✨ As the sun went down, he and his classmate Sita (pictured) hand-picked wild sunflowers, sewed them into her
"25.09.2016 01:52:49" ["theweekoninstagram"] A lush red lake and a patterned shirt to match — Majid Saeedi (@majidsaeedi) captured this moment shared by a mother and her daughter at Lake Urmia, a salty lake located in Iran. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @majidsaeedi
"25.09.2016 00:27:41" ["theweekoninstagram"] A boy takes the plunge in a rural Bengal village in this photo captured by Monica Tiwari (@monicatiwari). “My travels in India leave me awed at her beauty, and this is just one of the scenes I was fortunate enough to witness and capture,” says the
"24.09.2016 21:28:14" ["tvyounghollywood", "boomerang"] For Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) and Presley Gerber (@presleygerber) — siblings whose mother is legendary supermodel Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) — modeling is on a very short list of things they have in common. “We are so not similar,” says Presley, who
"24.09.2016 18:00:08"  Born to a single mom and raised by his grandmother, Christian Rodríguez’s (@christian_foto) world and work has always centered around women. “My mother had me when she was 17 years old, one of my sisters was a mother at the age of 16 — this reality has
"24.09.2016 02:49:17"  For artistic director Donatella Versace (@donatella_versace), inspiration comes from women whose lives are complex — much like hers. “I am always thinking about a woman who flies high in her career, she has her family, her friends, her social life, her
"23.09.2016 23:52:12" ["whplightplay"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPlightplay
Get out your glow sticks, lanterns and any other surprising sources of light you can find. The goal this weekend is to make darkness come alive in your pictures and videos.
Here’s how to get started:
Trace swirls or
"23.09.2016 03:48:09" ["madetocreate"] Aaron Caddel has had a love affair with carbs for as long as he can remember. Two years ago, he opened the first Mr. Holmes Bakehouse (@mrholmesbakehouse), a pastry palace filled with out-of-the-box treats like strawberry- and jasmine tea-filled doughnuts
"23.09.2016 00:02:52"  “An adventure means not knowing what to expect next,” says Tobias Meyer (@cosmokoala). The 22-year-old, who works as a photo assistant in Bern, Switzerland, is not a fan of a planned-out life — staying spontaneous and making memories are the driving
"22.09.2016 21:13:26"  TV producer and writer Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) has been writing stories since before she could spell. “I used to dictate stories into a tape recorder and try to get my mom to type them up,” says the woman behind hits like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “How
"22.09.2016 00:16:37"  In the age of 14 million pixels, Jean-Jacques Calbayrac (@gameboycameraman) requires 128. Jean-Jacques, a photographer and gamer, roams the streets of London with his Game Boy Camera, a cartridge that attaches to the classic Nintendo game. “It was
"21.09.2016 18:09:16" ["tinycanvas"] For 30 years, Marian Newman (@mariannewman) has been making nails her #tinycanvas at London Fashion Week, and in that time, she’s used unconventional materials, including beetle wings, ice, graphite and thorns. “I love the challenge of making anything
"21.09.2016 10:56:20" ["wwim14"] “Food is an important part of my culture. It’s always about bringing family and friends together,” says Emmanuel Carvajal Hernández (@emmanuelcarvajal), who made this photo during #WWIM14 in Mexico’s Parque Tangamanga. “I met these Instagrammers that day,
"21.09.2016 05:32:12" ["wwim14"] “Everyone loves pies,” says Suhendra (@xhdrx) of the inspiration behind this trio of friends with pies for eyes during the #WWIM14 in Banda, Aceh, Indonesia. “We gathered in Blang Padang Park because there are many food sellers there.”
Photo by @xhdrx
"21.09.2016 03:19:35" ["wwim14"] The secret ingredient for this meetup in Dubai? Teamwork. “Every single person brings their own flavor to the table, so when we all work together as a team our results are successful — exactly like a burger with all its ingredients,” says Ahmad Al Rais
"20.09.2016 23:59:38"  Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) takes to the streets of his hometown Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to document the fruit stands and the shoe shiners, the young and the old, the delivery boys and the shopkeepers — and everything in between. “I look for people with a
"20.09.2016 18:15:09" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff. Princess Pumpkin (@pumpkinthepocketalpaca) is a sweet and lovable lady who defied the odds. Pumpkin weighed just 5.5 pounds (2.5 kilograms) when she was born, but after much TLC, this little fighter is thriving at
"20.09.2016 11:07:47" ["wwim14"] In Singapore, @desmondoteo lined up a few friends to make his chopsticks appear larger than life.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #WWIM14 this week.
Photo by @desmondoteo
"20.09.2016 04:57:22"  Cheers to Silvano Ballone (@s.ballone.photography) for sharing this -inspired picnic from Hamburg, Germany.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from Worldwide InstaMeet 14 this week.
Photo by @s.ballone.photography
"20.09.2016 03:43:57" ["boomerang", "wwim14"] Last weekend, people around the world gathered for #WWIM14 to celebrate the diversity of food and its ability to bring us together. We love the energy in this Boomerang, captured by @pacarhalal in Medan, Indonesia.
Check out #WWIM14 to see how our amazing
"19.09.2016 23:59:38" ["fashionillustrated"] Every time illustrator Alessandra Genualdo (@agenualdo) takes her English setter for a walk at home in London, she collects twigs, sprigs, pine needles and wildflowers along the way. “I always need to be surrounded by something that I find inspiring and
"19.09.2016 18:16:31"  Growing up in Kolkata, Ronny Sen (@ronnysen) had no particular ambition to be anything. Before long, though, he realized he had stories to tell — and soon discovered a medium to tell them in. “I was quite drawn towards photography,” says Ronny, 29, now a
"18.09.2016 23:49:12" ["theweekoninstagram"] Fuka Kamata (@fuka_09) traveled to Seurasaari, an island in Finland, and met this furry friend. “The squirrel approached me to eat the nuts that I had. Then came another one. It was a precious experience for me!” says Fuka, who lives in Japan — and
"18.09.2016 18:00:57" ["theweekoninstagram"] For a trip to Brazil’s Lagoa Misteriosa (Mysterious Lagoon), Stefania Kreitlon and Helder Góes (@trouxedela) packed an alligator mask. “The view instantly reminded me of the magic realism of Gabriel García Márquez, due to the unreal and improbable scenery
"18.09.2016 02:02:18" ["theweekoninstagram"] Spotted outside of Delhi: a rainbow of outfits on the move. “I was struck by the colors of their clothes against the green of the road,” says Allison Joyce (@allisonsarahjoyce), a photojournalist from Boston who is currently working in India and
"18.09.2016 01:08:14" ["theweekoninstagram"] Eugene Ishmuratov (@inkloyd) captured this balanced landscape — and balanced adventurer — near the village of Krasnaya Polyana, outside of Sochi, Russia. “I pulled back from the bridge to show the scale of the place,” says Eugene. “It was my first trip to
"18.09.2016 00:01:34" ["theweekoninstagram"] Sit back, relax and enjoy this Barcelona sunset with María Sanz (@piensaenverdes), who has called the city home for the past four years. “This is a hill where some bunkers from the Spanish Civil War still remain,” María says. “In the middle of the crowd
"17.09.2016 21:03:33" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] While Italian student Paolo Pasi (@paolopasi98) was visiting the town of Pavia, he stumbled upon this end-of-summer celebration with a late-night fireworks display. They’re dancing just for us in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to
"17.09.2016 18:00:29" ["boomerang"] As athletes competing for Brazil (@ocpboficial) in the Paralympics, Mateus Evangelista (@mateusvangelista), Veronica Hipolito (@vehipolito) and Yohansson Nascimento (@yohanssonf) are proud to show off the medals they earned at the games this week in Rio
"17.09.2016 02:57:20"  The man who made this piece of art began drawing five years ago. Even more impressive: he taught himself, without the help of any teacher or tutorial. “At a certain point in my life I was looking for new challenges, and I focused on illustrations,” says
"16.09.2016 23:35:39" ["wwim14"] It’s here! Worldwide InstaMeet 14 is happening this weekend. Tens of thousands of people around the world will gather and celebrate our theme — food! — through sunrise breakfasts, cooking classes and other fun feasts.
However you decide to take part,
"16.09.2016 17:59:55"  When she travels, Kelly Angood keeps her eyes peeled on the produce section of local grocery stores. Yes, she loves fruit — but she also loves adding to her growing collection of fruit stickers from around the world, which she faithfully documents on
"16.09.2016 00:20:03"  Whether it’s a tearful intervention or a gleeful prom party, photojournalist Brittany Greeson (@brittanygreeson) captures the rawness of life. “I grew up with a single mom and we went through a lot together. I would see her cry over bills. My dad was an
"15.09.2016 18:00:20"  By day, Nikolai Tolstyh (@n_tolstyh) works as a journalist in Izhevsk, Russia, chronicling the latest developments in his region. In his free time, the 29-year-old captures the countryside’s structures that have survived his nation’s past. “I am drawn to
"15.09.2016 03:07:16" ["mystory", "mystoryau"] “#MyStory is about inspiring others to try something new.” —Ainslee Costa (@mysuburbanfarm), a woodworker from Melbourne, Australia, who runs an asphalt-paving business by day and uses her downtime to craft handmade spoons and crochet hooks.
“I have no
"15.09.2016 00:06:08"  Kadir Nelson (@kadirnelson) searches for subjects who demonstrate the strength of the human spirit, and then pours all of that energy onto the canvas. “If I aspire to be strong, or intellectually, emotionally and spiritually strong, I’m going to put that
"14.09.2016 18:13:35" ["eyeson"] Documentary photographer and video reporter Ahmad Mousa (@ahmadmousa) has his #EyesOn Iraq. “Many people around the world who don’t know much about Iraq hear the name and they think of it as a war zone because of what they see and read in the news,” the
"14.09.2016 05:04:35" ["whpstyle"] “It’s everything about childhood — the summer holiday, dressing up in mom’s clothes,” says guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up) of @aliashollygolightly’s submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPstyle — which celebrated all forms of
"14.09.2016 04:16:42" ["whpstyle"] “There’s a very joyful humor, even though she looks serious,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up) of this eye-catching submission by @olilet. “What a wonderful take on the assignment, to add these wonderful touches
"14.09.2016 02:59:15" ["whpstyle"] “There’s magic and fantasy,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), of this submission to last weekend’s hashtag project by @romdilon. “It’s like I’m in that space, and I feel the wind.”
Photo by @romdilon
"14.09.2016 01:30:42" ["madetocreate"] Ladybug Fortune Cookie Company (@lb_fortune) was dreamed up on a date. Los Angeles-based Helen Shamoyan was out for Chinese food, and the meal ended with a fortune cookie — she wished hers was covered in chocolate and coconut, her husband imagined his had
"13.09.2016 22:31:09"  Today, our Instagram story is a day in the life of Lady Gaga (@ladygaga), who is out promoting “Perfect Illusion,” her first new pop song in three years. “This record is about me personally as I bring the woman I was in the past into the woman I’ll be in
"13.09.2016 21:37:35" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello, world! Get ready for this week’s dose of #WeeklyFluff that’s full of puppy power. Meet 7-month-old golden retriever Clark (of the @adventures_of_pippa_and_clark) who is known for his trust falls that quickly turn into a cuddle session. For more
"13.09.2016 05:02:00" ["whpstyle"] This fearless fashion moment from the streets of San Antonio, Texas, was captured by @ben.210 for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPstyle. “This immediately reminds me of NYC as I was growing up,” says photographer and guest curator Anka Itskovich
"13.09.2016 04:02:58" ["whpstyle"] “The attitude, the graphics — he thought of every single detail,” says photographer and #WHPstyle guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), of this submission full of geometric shapes by @thirdworldhippy, taken in Nairobi, Kenya.
Follow along as we
"13.09.2016 03:11:17" ["whpstyle"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project was to celebrate all forms of fashion. The project took inspiration from photographer and guest curator Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), who selected some of her favorite submissions for #WHPstyle. Her first
"13.09.2016 00:19:33"  Ahmed (@mesopotami) believes in the power of storytelling and creativity. “When we first landed in America, I didn’t really know exactly where I belonged,” says the 18-year-old, who was born in Iraq but spent two years as a refugee in Syria before his
"12.09.2016 18:00:11"  A Note from Kevin Systrom (@kevin):
When Mike and I first created Instagram, we wanted it to be a welcoming community where people could share their lives. Images have the ability to inspire and bring out the best in us, whether they are funny, sad or
"12.09.2016 00:40:36"  For Kerby Jean-Raymond (@kerbito), fashion shows are a chance to invite viewers into the life and mind of a designer. “I tend to break from the typical fashion show format because I always found it boring and sterile,” says the designer of his show for
"11.09.2016 21:07:02" ["wwim14"] Picture this: You’re eating local Venezuelan cuisine on a farm in Mérida, learning tricks of the photography trade, while spending time with friends, old and new. Sound too good to be true? Think again. #WWIM14 is happening September 17-18, and
"11.09.2016 19:03:35" ["theweekoninstagram"] Those are horns from a political rally, held in Kolkata. “Brigade Parade Ground is a vast open space in the heart of chaotic Kolkata,” says local photojournalist Subrata Biswas (@subratabsws) who took this picture right after a heavy rain. “Just like
"11.09.2016 18:00:18" ["theweekoninstagram"] This week, Frankfurt is getting a little greener. Marcus Wagner (@mr.wgnr), a local marketing manager, was stopped in traffic when he saw this leafy artwork in progress in the city’s Nordend district. “Only two days later, the building and painting was
"11.09.2016 01:18:17" ["theweekoninstagram"] When Reda Bouzid (@rreedar) saw this herd of goats and sheep being led across a beach in the Moroccan port city of Essaouira, he thought of two words: “All together.” The college student says, “I found it amazing how these different types of animals could
"11.09.2016 00:01:09" ["theweekoninstagram"] Joonas Linkola (@joonaslinkola) found this spot nestled in the mountains on a 10-day road trip through Finland and Norway. “I have always dreamt about having a summer cottage on an island, and this particular one just raised my eyebrows. It was like my
"10.09.2016 21:01:19" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] An eye-catching butterfly stopped to show off in our #BoomerangOfTheWeek! Twenty-three-year-old Rita Louis (@ritalouis005) from Kerala, India, took this Boomerang while spending the afternoon in a park filled with these winged beauties.
"10.09.2016 18:00:48" ["fashionillustrated"] For designer Tanya Taylor (@tanyataylor), each new collection begins on a canvas. “Painting is when I feel the most free and imaginative,” says Tanya, who showed her latest collection at New York Fashion Week on Friday. “It allows me to experiment with
"10.09.2016 02:59:02" ["standup2cancer"] When Mitch Carbon (@carbo_nation) was diagnosed with a rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia at 13, he found solace in comedy. “Humor was a window to my old life, pre-cancer,” says Mitch, now 18 and a lifelong fan of “Saturday Night Live.” “It gave me
"10.09.2016 00:07:05" ["whpstyle"] Weekend Hasthag Project: #WHPstyle
The goal this weekend is to celebrate personal style. Our project takes inspiration from photographer Anka Itskovich (@the_line_up), who makes portraits of New York City pedestrians that catch her eye. “I focus on
"09.09.2016 21:12:52" ["nationalteddybearday", "madetocreate"] Take a trip back to childhood with Tatyana Moskalenko’s (@birth_bears) lovable creatures to celebrate #NationalTeddyBearDay. It all started with a simple sketch. “I designed my first teddy bear on paper, and then I tried to sew it using textiles and
"09.09.2016 17:59:48" ["fanartfriday"] Actress Lupita Nyong’o’s (@lupitanyongo) #FanArtFriday series started on a whim. “I think the first fan art I saw was an illustration of me in my red cape after the Golden Globes in 2014,” says Lupita, seen here with a piece by artist Donald Robertson
"09.09.2016 03:03:10"  Photographing the backstage frenzy at New York Fashion Week is a significant change of scene and pace for Cassidy Araiza (@cassidy_araiza). “I love going to desolate locations like Sleepy Hollow, and I have an obsession with Coney Island,” the
"09.09.2016 00:23:10"  As a competitive college tennis player, Andrés Bella (@andresbellaart) used his rackets to smash shots past opponents on the court. With a pro career no longer in his sights, he’s gotten creative with the equipment he grew up with. “I’m still stringing
"08.09.2016 18:00:52"  Calligrapher David Grimes (@masgrimes) turned his passion for design and typography into a career, but his love for gymnastics and parkour found its way into his writing: “I like to think that landing a jump is the same as landing a nib on paper — softly,
"08.09.2016 05:51:53" ["whpwilderness"] ? ? “Don’t get too close to this rare species or she might lick you to death,” writes Aly Brown (@alyfromuk2us) of California who made this photo of her dog, Paddie, for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness. “If it makes you smile, then my goal
"08.09.2016 04:40:46" ["whpwilderness"] “The bands of light were so bright and colorful and moved so quickly that I could hardly believe it was real,” says photographer Michael Matti (@michaelmatti) of his submission to #WHPwilderness, a time-lapse taken beneath the northern lights. “I like
"08.09.2016 03:10:22" ["whpwilderness"] Ready, set, GO! Romain Esteban (@romestebanr) shared this image of children racing in the sunlight of Catalonia, Spain's mountains for #WHPwilderness.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s project.
"07.09.2016 23:59:15"  Twenty-eight-year-old Natasha Ksenzhuk (@natali_pauta) dove into her passion for food photography while on maternity leave with her two-year-old son, Sasha. Today, the former furniture designer from Belarus is editor-in-chief of @honestfoodmagazine. “I
"07.09.2016 18:21:54"  Farhad Rahman’s (@md_farhad_rahman) work lives at the intersection of travel and photography, but that doesn’t mean he’s churning out simple photographic souvenirs. “Tourists always have preconceptions about places, which definitely detracts from actual
"07.09.2016 06:10:30" ["whpwilderness"] A swimmer makes perfect rings in the crystal-clear water of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This serene moment was captured by @buckycalloway in his submission to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness.
Photo by @buckycalloway
"07.09.2016 04:22:08" ["whpwilderness"] Kyle Huber (@asenseofhuber) took us on a foggy jog in San Francisco’s Mount Davidson Park for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite photos and videos celebrating the outdoors this week.
"07.09.2016 03:05:21" ["whpwilderness"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPwilderness, was to get outside and make photos and videos celebrating the natural world — like this photo from @lenonjames, which brought a burst of light and energy to a forest clearing.
Follow along as we
"06.09.2016 19:21:52" ["weeklyfluff"] It’s that time again, Instagram! We’re popping up for your dose of #WeeklyFluff. Meet @j__dada, a family of seven frisky felines who hail from South Korea. For more sweet and crazy kitty antics, follow @j__dada.
"06.09.2016 05:46:45"  “Photography is such an amazing tool to be able to immediately engage people,” says Thom Pierce (@thom.pierce). “You can pull them into a story that they wouldn’t necessarily engage with in another way.” A British photographer based in Cape Town, Thom
"05.09.2016 18:00:07"  Architecture student Karen Cantú (@karencantuq) imagines a world where volcanos erupt in a rainbow of colors and ladybugs climb landmarks. Based in Monterrey, Mexico, Karen’s surreal images are inspired by a hashtag project on @instagrames that sought to
"05.09.2016 02:28:34" ["fromwhereirun"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #FromWhereIRun. “It is a great way to see trails from all over the world from different road and trail runners,” says Nic Tinworth
"04.09.2016 21:48:24" ["eyeson"] Brendan Hoffman (@hoffmanbrendan) has his #EyesOn the former Soviet Union. Three years ago, the American photojournalist moved to Moscow, and then to Kiev, where he continues to study the “complex histories” of the region. “Events that took place long ago
"04.09.2016 19:00:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] “This cat was looking at the sea in a very poetic way. He or she isn’t my cat, but we made a connection,” says Sandra Martínez (@sandrachan_), a freelance photographer and self-proclaimed dog person from Zaragoza, Spain. “In my imagination, the cat jumps
"04.09.2016 17:59:44" ["theweekoninstagram"] Itziar Ceberio (@babyrural) and her family had a heyday (see what we did there?) when they spotted this scene on the last day of their road trip through France. “The smallest one had a rag doll; my child found it very sweet,” says Itziar, who is an art
"04.09.2016 01:59:48" ["theweekoninstagram"] Spotted: Two red pandas in a tree reminding the world of the importance of friendship, nature and a good ol’ nap. #TheWeekOnInstagram
Photo by @sakus235
"04.09.2016 00:58:01" ["theweekoninstagram"] Hats off to Janice Cameron (@4jan4) for catching this double-take moment in Newtown, Australia. “I love that my daughter, my dog and I got to create an image together,” says Janice, a designer and photography teacher by trade, who asked the two to pause
"04.09.2016 00:02:47" ["theweekoninstagram"] When life hands you an open road and a fallen tree tunnel, you hop on your longboard — in leather booties. Anthony Garcia (@anthaang) snapped this sun-drenched shot of his girlfriend Rebecca Granados (@reeebecky) in Sequoia National Park: “One of the most
"03.09.2016 20:56:22" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] “Today we climbed into plastic balls, got really sweaty and scored some awesome back heel goals” = the caption Josh Morrison (@moshjorrison), the bubble on the right, wrote for this #BoomerangOfTheWeek, taken at a trampoline park in Queensland, Australia.
"03.09.2016 18:00:12" ["myinstagramlogo"] Since the Instagram logo received a makeover last May, we’ve been inspired how community members like Cristina Colli (@c_colli) make the app’s new look come to life. With 40 minutes, 40 flowers and one cup of tea, Cristina, a photographer and artist from
"03.09.2016 00:16:30" ["whpwilderness"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPwilderness
Get outside! The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that celebrate our wild world through landscapes, animal images and surprising moments in nature — like this one by @bylandorbysea.
Here’s how to get
"02.09.2016 21:46:57" ["fashionillustrated"] People and the clothes they wear are Beth Fraser’s (@befraser) inspiration to exaggerate and play. “I find the human body fascinating because there’s so much diversity,” says Beth, a 23-year-old fashion illustrator who lives in London. “Drawing allows
"02.09.2016 18:01:18" ["wwim14"] “We’re looking forward to spending the day with old and new friends, celebrating this community we’ve created around a passion for food and photography,” says Steffi Crivellaro (@steffi_daydreamer), who’s hosting a #WWIM14 InstaMeet with Rosella Degori
"02.09.2016 03:21:12" ["fashionillustrated"] In the groovy universe that fashion illustrator Isabelle Feliu (@isabellefeliu) creates through her drawings and paintings, a rainbow of nudes can model handbags, a muse with a white galaxy on her dress dances with a tiger, and mermaids wear blue ballet
"02.09.2016 00:04:06"  Even on the streets of Harajuku, brimming with eye-catching outfits, Japanese model Haruka Kurebayashi (@kurebayashiii) stands out from the crowds. She’s known for her “Decora” (short for “decorative”) style of fashion — a kaleidoscope of “kawaii” (cute)
"01.09.2016 21:22:19" ["boomerang"] Toast the Eggos and turn on the Christmas lights: the cast of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are gearing up for more adventures after their ‘80s-infused sci-fi show got renewed for a new season. Here, three cast members predict what their characters will be
"01.09.2016 18:00:39" ["internationalprimateday"] Perched as high as 210 feet (64 meters) up in the rainforest canopy, photographer and filmmaker Mattias Klum (@mattiasklumofficial) patiently waits to meet “the man of the forest” — the Malay meaning of orangutan. For the last three decades, he has
"01.09.2016 02:59:08"  Earl Grey tea, crystalized violet, passion fruit, ginger — there’s no limit to what confectionary wizard Oonagh Simms (@themarshmallowist) whips into her gourmet marshmallows. “With marshmallows you can be as experimental as you want to be,” says Oonagh,
"01.09.2016 00:01:25" ["fashionillustrated"] “Flowers are never perfect,” says KT Smail (@ktsmail), whose fashion illustrations often feature vivid blooms. “The key to a great floral is not making it too perfect or symmetrical.” Whether KT’s florals fill a whole page or appear as a backdrop for
"31.08.2016 22:16:19" ["eyeson"] Pierre Terdjman (@pierreterdjman) has his #EyesOn the streets of the world. “It’s so nice to capture these spontaneous moments,” says the French photographer and co-founder of Dysturb (@dysturb), a photojournalism project that looks to paste large-format
"31.08.2016 18:00:06"  Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy’s smile or into every detail of your friend’s new shirt.
Over the past six months, you’ve seen many exciting changes come to
"31.08.2016 10:54:04" ["whpdrawit"] World, meet Lal. He’s Samuel Jurcic’s (@lookoflal) trusted canine companion and muse. Through the magic of Instagram Stories’ drawing tools, Samuel turned this handsome pooch into a space cadet for last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPdrawit.
"31.08.2016 05:40:51" ["whpdrawit"] Desirée De León (@dcossyle) reimagines what tiny, everyday objects are capable of communicating. “As a young girl, I performed with a Mexican folklórico group outside of Chicago for eight years. Seeing the folds of the pencil shavings immediately reminded
"31.08.2016 04:24:04" ["whpdrawit"] The goal of last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPdrawit, was to make photos and videos come to life with original drawings. Jon Burgerman (@jonburgerman) used the markers on Instagram Stories to transform an ordinary passenger into a happy bunny on the
"31.08.2016 00:01:54" ["fashionillustrated"] Samuel Harrison (@samuelharrisonart) loves the theatrical nature of fashion. “For me it’s all a way of expressing something or capturing an essence, an attitude,” the 21-year-old fashion illustrator, who lives in London, says. “I particularly like
"30.08.2016 18:19:09" ["weeklyfluff"] Hello world! Meet today’s #WeeklyFluff: Moo is the pup going bananas for the hose, while Penny (left) and Vinny (right) wait for the right moment to join in. Along with their other rescued and foster brothers and sisters — including @roofusandkilo — this
"30.08.2016 11:27:25" ["whpdrawit"] Seen and heard in the Ukraine: a mystery UFO landing in broad daylight, drawn (and scored) by @metrique_official for #WHPdrawit.
Video by @metrique_official
"30.08.2016 05:30:41" ["whpdrawit"] Sea Monster! We owe this sighting in Boston’s Charles River to Eric Latimer (@epekho).
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPdrawit.
Photo illustration by @epekho
"30.08.2016 03:27:23" ["boomerang", "whpdrawit"] This weekend, Julia Blease (@juliablease) combined her Instagram story drawing skills with a Boomerang bubble to make a #WHPdrawit submission that truly pops.
Stay tuned for more of our favorite images from the project.
#Boomerang by @juliablease
"30.08.2016 02:00:33" ["genewilder"] “Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.” RIP #GeneWilder
Video by @theartistshag
"30.08.2016 00:13:04"  “Life is not just about winning and losing — it’s about developing and growing along the way,” says tennis champion and men’s singles number one Novak Djokovic (@djokernole), the top seeded contender at the US Open, kicking off this week in New York City.
"29.08.2016 17:59:38" ["fashionillustrated"] Illustrator Jaesuk Kim (@jaesukkim) creates whimsical, swirling gowns for his imaginary muses — he calls them his “SusuGirls.” It always starts with a silhouette. “I add shapes, lines and textures spontaneously to create an abstract and fluid form to
"29.08.2016 06:17:44" ["vmas"] Tonight, the @mtv Video Music Awards are happening in New York City. Beyoncé is there. Plus Kanye and Rihanna and... Come to think of it, most of the music world will be in attendance. So sit back, relax and check out our Instagram story, where we’ll be
"28.08.2016 20:34:36" ["theweekoninstagram"] “I like to stage shapes with unusual settings to create a unique and original picture,” says Tony Noël (@tony_noel), who collaborates with friends to show off impressive stunts and stunning views of his home city of Lyon, France. We love this moment of
"28.08.2016 19:17:47" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ley Uwera (@leyuwera1) was on a motorcycle when she snapped this photo of a two-wheeled wedding procession in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo. “In Congo, each province or city celebrates marriage to the standards of its culture,” says the
"28.08.2016 17:59:38" ["theweekoninstagram"] From way up here, all those beach umbrellas look like ! We love the yummy summer colors in this photo from Okinawa, Japan, by Takahiro Taguchi (@tak_tag). Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @tak_tag
"28.08.2016 00:00:19" ["plantsonpink"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #PlantsOnPink. “I like the hashtag because it is a meditation on color,” explains painter Stella Maria Baer (@stellamariabaer). “I spend a lot
"27.08.2016 21:02:54" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek = a quick break from swimming and playing at Nipah Beach in Lombok, Indonesia. Ijang Syamsuri (@ijangsyamsuri) set up his camera to take this brave and sandy selfieboom.
Follow @boomerangfrominstagram to see more mind-blowing
"27.08.2016 19:26:20" ["theweekoninstagram"] “There are many scenes happening in India at the same time,” says photographer Elena del Estal (@elenadelestal) who spotted these goats just before sunset outside of Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple, in the town of Tiruttani. “Often you can find animals like
"27.08.2016 18:01:06" ["theweekoninstagram"] Parque das Nações Indígenas, in Campo Grande, Brazil, was taken over by a sea of red waves (and curls) this week. When Murilo Lorentz (@loucolorentz) learned about the local redhead gathering, he knew he wanted to capture the special occasion. “I just
"27.08.2016 03:12:56" ["runwayforall"] “#RunwayForAll means we all have beauty in us,” says Benjamin Ryan Melzer (@egoshooter), who lives in Germany. “People told me I couldn’t model,” he says. “I’m not talented. I’m not tall enough. I’m not good at telling stories through pictures. Today, I’m
"27.08.2016 01:09:25" ["whpdrawit"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPdrawit
The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos that spring to life with your own original drawings — like this one by @smcmennamy. Here’s how to get started:
Transform any photo or video from your Instagram story
"26.08.2016 21:39:40" ["nationaldogday"] What better way to celebrate #NationalDogDay than to focus on furry friends that need a family? Emma Scott and her longtime friend Sally Roney have rescued and found homes for more than 200 dogs through their nonprofit, the Northwest Dog Project
"26.08.2016 18:00:21"  “Watching the pageantry and super-stylized outfits and hairstyles, one might sometimes lose sight of the statements being made at Afropunk (@afropunk). Identity and defining one’s own beauty is a huge and important part of what is being celebrated at the
"26.08.2016 03:00:15"  What’s life like for a young joey at the Kangaroo Sanctuary (@thekangaroosanctuary)? “You’ve got to imitate mom’s pouch. For a little orphaned kangaroo, we put him in a pillowcase, and we carry him around by holding him to our stomachs, so he can feel our
"26.08.2016 00:29:45"  There’s an intimate connection between Hiba Nabulsii (@hibanabulsii) and the people she photographs — one she can only explain with her camera. “It’s like we don’t even need to speak to understand each other,” the 20-year-old Jordanian art student says.
"25.08.2016 21:21:57" ["findyourpark"] To celebrate the Centennial of the US National Park Service, photographer Chris Burkhard (@chrisburkard) is exploring Montana’s Glacier National Park (@glaciernps) and taking us along on his breathtaking adventure. Watch our Instagram story to follow
"25.08.2016 17:59:56" ["findyourpark", "humansofdenali"] When most people think of US national parks, they think about pristine wilderness. But for ranger Keith Gortowski of Denali National Park and Preserve (@denalinps) in Alaska, it’s about the people in service of these enchanted places — so he’s been
"25.08.2016 03:09:34"  Rodrigo Friscione (@rodrigofriscione) wasn’t born underwater, but it was close enough. His father owned a dive shop in Cancún, Mexico. “As long as I can remember, I was surrounded by diving — tanks, boats, gear, fish, all of it,” the 32-year-old
"24.08.2016 21:19:10" ["candyminimal"] “Color is everywhere,” artist Matt Crump (@mattcrump), the mind behind #candyminimal, says. “You just have to be aware of it and be ready and willing to drop everything you’re doing to have an impromptu photo shoot.” The former art director based in
"24.08.2016 18:03:10" ["eyeson"] Matilde Gattoni (@matildegattoni) has her #EyesOn the world’s displaced communities. Working across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, the Italian photographer’s stories are driven by realizations she makes on the ground. “I was very surprised to learn
"24.08.2016 11:19:13"  Jakub Pavlovsky (@bookscalling) started his ongoing photo project Book’s Calling for the love of books. The 23-year-old journalism student from Prague documents the reading breaks he takes all over the city — not to mention the places he visits, like this
"24.08.2016 04:12:30" ["whpbookworm"] For @samsonthedood, a goldendoodle from Brooklyn, New York, reading is best paired with a cup of tea (and always followed by a nap). #WHPbookworm
Photo by @samsonthedood
"24.08.2016 02:56:18" ["whpbookworm"] “Books have always fascinated me, because one can be dragged into another world where everything is possible,” says Norwegian music teacher Ingvild Aksnes Rebnord (@oyeblikk) of this submission to #WHPbookworm.
Follow along as we feature some more of our
"23.08.2016 23:57:19" ["weeklyfluff"] World, we hope you’re ready for today’s #WeeklyFluff. Say hello to Bunny Louie And Lulu (@bunnyloulu), who, despite their age difference — Louie is 4 and Lulu is just 6-months-old — get along splendidly. For more happy, hoppy moments in your feed, follow
"23.08.2016 18:02:46" ["tiffxinstagram"] “I always wanted to be a director,” says Mohamed Abdallah (@mrtam13), a 25-year-old filmmaker from Tunisia, whose powerful work won the Fan Favorite Award at the first #TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival (@tiff_net). Fittingly titled “Hope,” the movie follows
"23.08.2016 10:53:39" ["whpbookworm"] Father of two @futago_no_utarita captures a moment of twinning story time for #WHPbookworm, right down to their leg warmers. (This is definitely one to add to the family album.)
Photo by @futago_no_utarita
"23.08.2016 05:17:06" ["boomerang", "whpbookworm"] Stacks on stacks — @irinahp is right at home on this spiral staircase with a book in hand.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHPbookworm.
#Boomerang of @irinahp by @me_and_mango
"23.08.2016 03:07:36" ["whpbookworm"] This hungry little friend is @aravisdolmenna’s clever creation for #WHPbookworm . We’re left wondering, exactly how many pages did he munch?
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite #WHPbookworm submissions.
Photo by @aravisdolmenna
"22.08.2016 18:00:17"  More than six months ago, Erin Azouz (@erinazouz) and Mehedi van Hattum (@mehedi.505) left the conveniences of their life in New Mexico to embark on a yearlong journey. They’re bicycling from Mexico to the southern tip of Argentina with as little
"22.08.2016 03:02:23"  For British runner Mo Farah (@gomofarah), going the distance isn’t just about winning races — it’s about putting in the work to be one of the best in the world. “I always think about what I’ve put myself through over the past four years,” Mo says. “120
"21.08.2016 23:52:40" ["yogaeverydamnday"] Every week, we’re showcasing some of the most creative community hashtags on Instagram. Today we’re highlighting #YogaEveryDamnDay. “When I started practicing yoga at home, I was worried that I would eventually get lazy and lose interest like I’d done
"21.08.2016 19:01:54" ["theweekoninstagram"] “It’s basically like seeing a shooting star every five minutes,” says William Praniski (@praniski), who traveled away from the city and into the Brazilian countryside to witness this meteor shower. “I try to do it every year. Everyone should do it — it
"21.08.2016 17:59:33" ["theweekoninstagram"] Calm water = a magic mirror in this serene portrait by Mary Paz (@merypace) from Charco de la Arena, off the coast of Morocco. Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
"21.08.2016 02:07:08" ["theweekoninstagram"] Ten hours by Jeep, followed by an eight-hour horse ride, landed Kim Dong Yeon (@dongyeon0911) in Mongolia’s Tsaatan tribal village, where the reindeer are anything but shy. “When we were chilling in our teepee, one of the reindeer ran toward us and stuck
"21.08.2016 01:14:38" ["theweekoninstagram"] To capture the full sensory experience of late summer in Russia, Andrey Belavin (@ted.ns) was up before 5 a.m. to look out over this mythical lighthouse along the banks of the Ugra River. “I’d like you to try to feel the smell of fresh bright green grass,
"21.08.2016 00:06:01" ["theweekoninstagram"] Stripes look good on you, Copenhagen. We love these layers of urban life captured by Irene Vinichenko (@iren_vini). Follow along as we feature more of our favorite moments from #TheWeekOnInstagram.
Photo by @iren_vini
"20.08.2016 20:57:32" ["boomerang", "boomerangoftheweek"] He shoots ... he scores! (Kind of.) Jephthah Leito (@jephthahls) sunk this basket on a day off with friends in Amsterdam. That day, he challenged the group to see who could make the best Boomerang, and today, he takes home the prize of
"20.08.2016 18:02:38"  For botanical artist Charles Loh (@mossingarden), every plant has its own character and preferences. “Plants are strange creatures,” he says. “I always look out for foliage, textures, color and how wild they could be — I love plants with roots and stems
"20.08.2016 03:00:08"  Craig Melvin (@craigmelvinnbc) has experienced his fair share of great sports moments. “I was there for Peyton Manning’s last [football] game in February. I was in Cleveland for LeBron James’ first [basketball] game back as a Cavalier,” Craig says. “But
"20.08.2016 00:10:31" ["whpbookworm"] Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPbookworm
We know. We can’t believe it’s back-to-school season either. Before students in many parts of the world hit the books, the goal this weekend is to make photos and videos celebrating bound books — like this one by
"19.08.2016 18:09:01" ["worldphotoday"] When he was a teenager, Tom Saater (@tomsaater) took photos on the streets of Abuja, Nigeria, a location that doubled as his home. “I started asking tourists or anyone I saw with a camera on the street if they would let me take a few pictures and if they
"19.08.2016 02:59:53" ["mystory"] “#MyStory is about capturing the extraordinary moments within the ordinary ones, the magic inside of everyday life.” —Australian photojournalist Natalie Grono (@nataliegrono), who turned the lens toward her own 4- and 6-year-old daughters to capture their
"19.08.2016 00:14:00"  Balloon grapes. Crayon burgers. Coffee bean rain. The mind of Ecuadorian graphic designer Javier Pérez (@cintascotch) has no limits. His compositions reinvent the everyday objects we know and often overlook. “Common objects have a great advantage: they
"18.08.2016 18:01:39" ["whpsymmetry"] #WHPsymmetry makes a summer splash in this submission by @hubiegreenwald. “There’s something nice about trying to do something together whether or not it’s successful,” says guest curator Michael Zee (@symmetrybreakfast). “It’s purely for the fun of doing
"18.08.2016 03:02:25"  Four years ago, Christine Lucas (@lulafloradesigns) used cereal boxes to make 20 tiny piñatas for her wedding in Mexico. Today, she, her husband and her sister send out about 120 piñatas a week from Montreal. “I really didn’t expect it to be what it’s