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Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfamilypet The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos inspired ...
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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 trick or physical trait or how ... 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 trick or physical trait or how they fit in as a member of your family.
Tell a story from your animal’s point of view, like a video that follows a day in their life or a Boomerang that captures the pure joy of catching a Frisbee.
If you don’t have a pet, or want to find alternative sources of inspiration, consider other animal encounters, like feeding birds in the morning from your porch or crossing paths with a deer on your lawn.
PROJECT RULES: Please add the #WHPfamilypet hashtag only to photos and videos taken over this weekend and only submit your own visuals to the project. If you include music in your video submissions, please only use music to which you own the rights. Any tagged photo or video taken over the weekend is eligible to be featured next week.
Featured photo by @penguinthemagpie
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Since Thomas Jefferson’s time, the United States Marine Band has provided the soundtrack to the ...
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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 ground, covering the transition ... 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 ground, covering the transition of power from Barack Obama (@barackobama) to Donald Trump (@realdonaldtrump) in Washington, DC.
Photo by @floodthezone
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Caroline Nguyen (@tit3.viet) is proof you don’t need a ton of space to be creative — she makes the ...
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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 style,” says 23-year-old Caroline, ... 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 style,” says 23-year-old Caroline, who lives in France. In many of her posts, she shares supportive words, inviting people to overcome their struggles and hang-ups. “Very often, I base my work on my own experience. I also sometimes write fictional stories about subjects that are more or less taboo that might affect my readers: young parents, lust, racism, anorexia, bulimia and much more,” says Caroline, who has built an active community on her profile. “It’s satisfying to like what you do, but it’s even more satisfying when it’s appreciated by others. I love this interaction and the fact that you can feel close in spite of differences in age, origins, cultures and the distance separating us.”
Discover more stories from the French-speaking community on @instagramfr.
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Surrounded by the wild flora of Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges, Lucy Hearn and Lily Daley (@peachesandkeen) ...
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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 constructed from foraged plants. ... 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 constructed from foraged plants. These “botanical calamity artworks” are constructed completely by hand, without any computer editing. “Sometimes they take hours to create as we source and arrange each individual detail,” the women explain. “And then they are gone with a gust of wind!”
Both Lucy and Lily are moms, but their work remains a focus plus an artistic outlet outside of their everyday lives. In one caption Lucy and Lily suggest another name for the children — “interns in training.”
Watch our Instagram story to see the duo put together one of their foraged works of art. 🍃
Photo by @peachesandkeen
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A pastel sunset paints the water pink in this scene captured by Concha García (@concha__ga) for ...
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A pastel sunset paints the water pink in this scene captured by Concha García (@concha__ga) for #WHPfollowthelight. Photo by @concha__ga A pastel sunset paints the water pink in this scene captured by Concha García (@concha__ga) for #WHPfollowthelight.
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“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_ “I wanted to create a world with rainbows,” says Jhonatas Silva (@jhows_) of his Boomerang submission to last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPfollowthelight.
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For #WHPfollowthelight, photographer Rohit Vohra (@rohit_apf) captured the play of shadow and ...
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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 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
For most of the last decade, fourth-generation photojournalist Giulio Di Sturco (@giuliodisturco) ...
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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 documenting how climate change ... 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 documenting how climate change and technology are shaping the life of the new generation,” says Giulio. He’s documented a variety of topics like the effect of pollution on the Ganges River and issues surrounding gender in Thailand, but his work in Asia ponders large, global questions: “What is the solution we are looking for? What are we doing to progress our society? What does the future look like?”
Photo by @giuliodisturco
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Journalist Hasan ilkay Özduman (@hasanilkay) found light beams penetrating a dome in Sille, a ...
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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 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
For last weekend’s hashtag project, Aisha (@alleph_) captured a striped ceiling pattern, emitted ...
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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_ 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_
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Blinded by the light Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPfollowthelight. Photo by @tadbitwacko Blinded by the light 💥
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to last weekend’s hashtag project, #WHPfollowthelight.
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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 can see!) doesn’t give up easily. Follow ... 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 can see!) doesn’t give up easily.
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“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking ...
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“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 leader, whose birthday is celebrated ... “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 leader, whose birthday is celebrated on January 16. “I admire Dr. King’s faith in his beliefs and willingness to demonstrate the powerful example of intelligence, spiritual tenacity and hard work,” says Kadir, who is based in Los Angeles. “Individuals like Dr. King, who embrace their inner hero, are recurring subjects in my work. He, and all of those who fought against social injustice, paved a way for creative people like myself who stand on their shoulders — and are now free to express ourselves creatively in fields that were not as open as they are today.” #MLKDay
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The good times keep rolling atop this snow-covered hill in Berlin. “After my daughter’s midday ...
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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 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
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Fog as far as the eye can see. David Afandi (@maspeot) shares a tranquil moment overlooking the view ...
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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 Fog as far as the eye can see. David Afandi (@maspeot) shares a tranquil moment overlooking the view from Bukit Panguk Kediwung, Indonesia. #TheWeekOnInstagram
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Meet Shu (@shuthebear): an avid explorer — who happens to be a stuffed bear. He’s adventured to places ...
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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 likes to feel a part of the place that welcomes ... 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 likes to feel a part of the place that welcomes him,” says Manel, who helps Shu share his travel stories. “When tourists and locals see a teddy bear posing for the camera, everyone takes out their cameras, and amidst laughter, they ask about the photo session.”
Discover more stories from the Spanish-speaking community on @instagrames.
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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 taking photos, videos and Boomerangs ... 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 taking photos, videos and Boomerangs for his ecotourism company.
#Boomerang by @fernycarreras
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A farmer and his canine companion end a long day of work on their farm. “The man is a very nice and generous ...
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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 is a beautiful friendship — full of fellowship, ... 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 is a beautiful friendship — full of fellowship, respect and trust.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
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Photographer Thiago Cavalcanti’s (@thiagocavalcantifotografia) office is a big, beautiful ...
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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 #TheWeekOnInstagram. Photo ... 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. 🐠
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Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPfollowthelight The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos ...
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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 a figure or action — such as a golden ... 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 a figure or action — such as a golden halo around a single person or multiple sources of light, adding depth to a scene.
Look for situations that are transformed by the position of the sun, like a tree-lined promenade that sings at sunset.
Don’t shy away from shooting at night, when beams of light can become subjects in their own right. For example: car headlights that illuminate falling snow.
PROJECT RULES: Please add the #WHPfollowthelight hashtag only to photos and videos taken over this weekend and only submit your own visuals to the project. If you include music in your video submissions, please only use music to which you own the rights. Any tagged photo or video taken over the weekend is eligible to be featured next week.
Featured photo by @xenichez
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Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) is back out there doing what he loves: performing. “This is one of the ...
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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. “I like small concerts, and I like big ... 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. “I like small concerts, and I like big concerts, too. I just like playing.”
Tap our profile pic to experience Ed’s event for yourself. 🎸 His new album drops March 3. ➗
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They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For Portuguese artist Artur Bordalo (@b0rdalo_ii), ...
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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 larger-than-life flamingos, bears ... 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 larger-than-life flamingos, bears or skunks, and then look again, but closer. “Damaged bumpers, burnt garbage cans, tires and appliances are just some of the objects that can be identified when you go into detail,” says Artur of the materials he uses, which are found in junkyards, abandoned factories or through corporate recycling programs. “I’m inspired by my life experiences and everything around me — the real world.”
Photo by @b0rdalo_ii
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All of Marina Schammler’s (@lightpoem) photos exude coziness. She credits a weekly visit to her ...
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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 brought something into the house that ... 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 brought something into the house that will keep me in good spirits,” says the industrial management assistant who lives in Siegburg, Germany. Then, she often heads to the kitchen. Marina started baking as a teenager, and today, she cooks up sweet delights like berry flans, crepes and waffles, artistically arranging them with fresh flowers to create a dreamy setting. “Flowers are an indispensable way of putting coziness, atmosphere and beauty into my pictures,” she says.
Discover more stories from the German-speaking community on @instagramde.
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Becky Margraf’s (@bargraf) personality-packed squares began as part of the #100DayProject, ...
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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 pastries winked. “Taking weird ... 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 pastries winked. “Taking weird things and making them cute is a cool way to look at the world,” says Becky, who is the community manager of DIY.org. “Anytime I was out in the wild running around San Francisco, I’d look for an object that I thought would be cool to turn into a creature.” Using 30-cent sheets of felt and 60-cent skeins of floss, she sewed her tiny, happy creations in a couple of hours, often finishing them on her commute. “This year was totally crazy — my relationship ended, I got this crazy job promotion and I moved. The squares are almost little diary entries,” says Becky. “It was cool to have something to do on the bus besides stare at a phone.”
Photo by @bargraf
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He’s based in one of Australia’s busiest cities, but freelance photographer Benjamin Lee (@itchban) ...
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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 30-year-old Sydney resident who left ... 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 30-year-old Sydney resident who left his office job two years ago to pursue photography full time. Benjamin hopes his work energizes other people to go explore. “It’s easy to get weighed down by your worries and not realize how big the world is and how small your problems actually are,” he says. “Get out there and enjoy what the world has to offer.”
Photo by @itchban
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A Parisian passerby’s march mirrors a Champs-Élysées statue. Jean Paul Bardelot (@jeanpaulbardelot) ...
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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 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.
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Photography and illustration meet in Alexandra Cameron’s (@alex_cameron) multimedia self-portrait ...
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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 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.
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For last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPimitation, artist Aravis Dolmenna (@aravisdolmenna) ...
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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. ️ Follow along as we feature more of our favorite ... 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. ✌️
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions to the project throughout the week.
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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 — complete with mid-air tail ... 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 — complete with mid-air tail wiggles.
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Art imitates nature in this #WHPimitation submission from Bangalore, India, where photojournalist ...
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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 overseas Indian community. Photo ... 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 overseas Indian community.
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A gray feline meets its handcrafted avatar in the form of a folded paper creation by @white_onrice. ...
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A gray feline meets its handcrafted avatar in the form of a folded paper creation by @white_onrice. #WHPimitation Photo by @white_onrice A gray feline meets its handcrafted avatar in the form of a folded paper creation by @white_onrice. #WHPimitation
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For Dominique (@allthatisshe), the family resemblances that matter most are the ones that arise ...
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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,” says the mom and blogger from Sunderland, ... 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,” says the mom and blogger from Sunderland, England.
Follow along as we feature more of our favorite submissions from #WHPimitation.
Photo by @allthatisshe
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During the first pocket of “mommy time” she carved out after her son was born, Krista Barmer (@pendrops) ...
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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. “After I had my son, I felt drawn to fabric, ... 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. “After I had my son, I felt drawn to fabric, textiles, fibers and paper, and wanted to express my journey in that way.” Seven years later, Krista has established herself as a textile artist, selling her works from her online shop. “There’s something about the slowness of it, and that it’s my hands creating every stitch,” she says of the process. “Even the stitches that snag or get tangled, I leave them as they are because it means something. It makes it interesting, gives dimension and tells a story, too.” #MadeToCreate
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Tonight is the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes), an event honoring the best in film ...
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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 actress and four-time nominee Sofía ... 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 actress and four-time nominee Sofía Vergara (@sofiavergara).
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A tiny human encounters a friendly snow creature. This moment from Belén (@belen_argueso) could ...
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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 A tiny human encounters a friendly snow creature. This moment from Belén (@belen_argueso) could be plucked from a children’s book. #TheWeekOnInstagram
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Peter Buchan (@peterbuchan) found a bright green reprieve in São Paulo’s busy streets. #TheWeekOnInstagram Photo ...
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Peter Buchan (@peterbuchan) found a bright green reprieve in São Paulo’s busy streets. #TheWeekOnInstagram Photo by @peterbuchan Peter Buchan (@peterbuchan) found a bright green reprieve in São Paulo’s busy streets. #TheWeekOnInstagram
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For Ana (@anakirsch), a bird keeping company with swan boats symbolizes the potential to achieve ...
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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 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.
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Self-taught photographer Alex Spurway (@spurwaya) first picked up a camera three years ago. “I ...
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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 20-year-old from Brisbane, Australia. “Once ... 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 20-year-old from Brisbane, Australia. “Once an idea for a shot comes into my head I won’t stop chasing it.” During his university studies in 2015, Alex co-founded OzShot Magazine (@ozshotmag), an independent photography magazine. “When people see my work, I want them to feel inspired to try something out of the ordinary, travel somewhere new, get out of their comfort zone.”
Photo by @spurwaya
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Maroula Mavrogiannopoulou (@marouladesigns) was taking in the scene in Thessaloniki, Greece, ...
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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 who put that little tile of a heart ... 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 who put that little tile of a heart there or why, but nevertheless it made me happy.” #TheWeekOnInstagram
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Somewhere over the rainbow ... is a chicken practicing yoga. Outside of Asago, Japan, Ayumi Akashi’s ...
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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 Photo by @ayumi_akashi 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
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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 Our #BoomerangOfTheWeek = a wild game of spoons played with Maddie’s (@maddsmac) family in Pennsylvania. 🥄
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When the 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced, Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) had just ...
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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 let go,” says Gina. “I gave the anxiety, ... 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 let go,” says Gina. “I gave the anxiety, pressure and illusions we carry about our worth and threw them out.” This is the third time Gina has been nominated for her “Jane the Virgin” role — she took home the award for best actress in a TV series musical or comedy in 2015. “I’m humbled to be in a category with women I admire and adore,” says Gina. “Jane is my love child. I love coming to work, and I love playing this woman I wish I was more like in real life.”
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For food photographer and stylist Andrey Tulsky (@andrrresky), #OrthodoxChristmas is an opportunity ...
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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 Andrey, who is known to bake cookies, ... 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 Andrey, who is known to bake cookies, construct gingerbread houses or can tasty jams harvested from summer fruits. Andrey also takes the lead preparing Christmas dinner at home in Yekaterinburg, Russia: “My family fully trusts me to serve the table and think about an unusual menu. They want to see how the compositions of my photos come to life on this magical night.” ✨
Discover more stories from the Russian-speaking community on @instagramru.
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Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPimitation The goal this weekend is to make photos and videos where ...
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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, serendipitous encounters, ... 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, serendipitous encounters, like a woman in a yellow dress dashing past a yellow cab.
Capture an imitation that provides more information about your subject’s relationship, like a child copying an admired adult or a parrot impersonating their human’s eccentricities.
Explore less obvious forms of mimicry like patterns, gestures or, if you’re making a video, sound.
PROJECT RULES: Please add the #WHPimitation hashtag only to photos and videos taken over this weekend and only submit your own visuals to the project. If you include music in your video submissions, please only use music to which you own the rights. Any tagged photo or video taken over the weekend is eligible to be featured next week.
Featured photo of @danidlm by @mariapp90
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Patrik Monka’s (@riomonka) photography is an ode to the power of gymnasts and ballerinas. “I really ...
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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 carefully chooses the landscapes where ... 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 carefully chooses the landscapes where he shoots — he wants to ensure these dynamic, flexible models are inspired by their surroundings, too. “The important thing for me is to be positive and inspire others to be positive,” says Patrik. “That’s my life goal.”
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On the night of the Golden Globes, expect actress Mandy Moore (@mandymooremm) to let loose with ...
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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 the intricacies of family dynamics,” ... 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 the intricacies of family dynamics,” says Mandy of the show’s appeal. “The obstacles and struggles the characters in the show are facing are universal and have really struck a chord in the hearts and minds of fans of the show.” When she’s not filming, Mandy hangs with her loved ones, hikes with her dogs in Southern California and shares lots of everyday moments with her fans. “I love having the ability to share my highest highs and the smallest, seemingly most insignificant moments of my life with a whole group of friends and strangers alike,” says Mandy. “And getting responses in real time is always a trip.”
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Before Danielle Villasana (@davillasana) found her professional path, she roamed the world. ...
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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 question of what can I do as a person to try ... 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 question of what can I do as a person to try to make this world a more equal, just and fair place,” says Danielle, now 30, whose experience in the region compelled her to pursue photojournalism as a career.
Recently, she was on assignment for The New York Times, highlighting five of their “52 Places to Go in 2017.” “Travel can really open up your mind to how others live around the world,” says Danielle of her work on the project. “It’s so important to have those cultural exchanges with people so that we realize that collectively, as a human race, we have so much more in common with each other than differences. I try to express that most places are actually very safe and full of friendly people.”
Check out @nytimestravel to see more from “52 Places to Go in 2017.”
Photo by @davillasana
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“Celebrate every cherished relationship, be better than last year and enjoy life!” —Nicole’s ...
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“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 “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
Every day in 2016, Zuzka Kubíková (@zuzkam3) wrote down something that made her happy or thankful. ...
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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 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
For last weekend’s hashtag project #WHPresolutions, artist Rob Zarzoza (@robzarzoza) shared ...
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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 @robzarzoza 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 @robzarzoza