In my latest Podcast Recommendation List, Kim commented and requested that I do a similar post about Instagram. I love fulfilling readers’ wishes, so here you go! Five people I follow on Instagram that I think other people might like following too.
This Midwestern instagrammer posts simple pictures of life in the country: leaves, sunsets,dandelions, farmhouses. The photos are simple and pretty, and they remind me of everything I love best about my homeland.
Momo is the cutest dog on the internet, and I cannot help but feel happy every time a new post appears of her (his?) expressive black and white face.
Iceland is at the top of my list of must-visit countries, and this Instagram account fuels my desire with each new picture of stunning mountains, ice blue lagoons, and sweet cityscapes.
This Instagrammer specializes in minimalist photos that make my heart feel peaceful. Therapy in an app.
With all this natural beauty, it’s only fitting to appreciate the male form too, right? And it is a scientific fact that male forms always look better with a kitten!
What Instagram accounts do you like?
Leave a recommendation in the comments below!
I like following my friends on Instagram, but I LOVE following travel accounts that transport me to exotic locations one square picture at a time. The six Instagram accounts below top my list of favorites because of 1) the quality of their pictures and 2) the quantity of their pictures. I’m in the instant gratification generation, and I demand to see a a stunningly high quality new photo every time I turn on my phone! Thanks to these accounts, I can.
Enjoy the beauty, and start adding to your vacation destination lists!
(This is my favorite travel page on Instagram, hands down. Every single photo is absolutely stunning. If you only follow one of my suggestions, let it be @earthpix.)
It seems to be a cool thing to denigrate Generation Y as being self-absorbed and entitled. A lot of this has to do with my generation’s love of social media and the rise of the selfie art form. And sure, there are some problematic tendencies with my peers’ culture. Are we sometimes self-absorbed and entitled? Sure. But I don’t think selfie culture is all bad.
Ezra Koenig, lead singer of the awesome band Vampire Weekend, once said something that completely solidified my positive opinion of selfies.
“I’m definitely pro-selfie. I think that anybody who’s anti-selfie is really just a hater. Because, truthfully, why shouldn’t people take pictures of themselves? When I’m on Instagram and I see that somebody took a picture of themselves, I’m like, ‘Thank you.’ I don’t need to see a picture of the sky, the trees, plants. There’s only one you. I could Google image search ‘the sky’ and I would probably see beautiful images to knock my socks off. But I can’t Google, you know, ‘What does my friend look like today?’ For you to be able to take a picture of yourself that you feel good enough about to share with the world – I think that’s a great thing.”