Topic: Instagram

Stephen Wilkes, Instagram, Follow Friday
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: Stephen Wilkes on Instagram as a Photographic Equalizer

Photographer Stephen Wilkes says Instagram has broken down the technical barriers to photography and redefined the still image from a plethora of perspectives.

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Q. Sakamaki, Instagram, Follow Friday
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: Q. Sakamaki’s Surreal Snapshots

Redux photographer Q. Sakamaki has covered protests, riots, and disasters, but his Instagram feed is full of gracefully composed moments of serenity.

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Ed Kashi—VII and Laura El-Tantawy—VII Mentor
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: These Striking Photos Blend Far Flung Locations

TIME LightBox Follow Friday is a new series in which our photo editors highlight the most interesting work being done by photographers on Instagram. For the first in the series we’re looking at striking blended images by Ed Kashi and Laura El-Tantawy.

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iPhone Snowflake Photos by Greg Miller
Toolbox

Gorgeous, Dreamlike Photos of Snowflakes Shot on an iPhone

When Wilson Bentley captured the first photos of snowflakes in January of 1885, he couldn’t immediately share them with the world on Instagram. Now, 129 years later, that is precisely what Connecticut-based photographer Greg Miller has done.

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featuredsandy
The Backstory

Superstorm Sandy, One Year Later: Self-Portraits by Communities in Distress

One year ago, more than 800,000 photos were uploaded and tagged as Superstorm Sandy made landfall. On the anniversary of the devastating storm, Fred Ritchin writes for LightBox on the power of the photograph as self-documentary in 2013.

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icp 883On the road from Namdinh to Thaibinh. May 25th, 1954. A French military convoy on its way north towards Doai Tan. In the foreground: a rice field.
Out There

On Robert Capa’s 100th Birthday, Magnum Asks Photographers Everywhere to #GetCloser100

For the centenary of the late, great conflict photographer, Magnum Photos is launching a new project to create “100 organically-grown visual threads, each born out of a Capa image,” by asking photographers everywhere to share their visual responses to his work on social media.

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Jesse Darling
Out There

Off Your Phone and On View: The National #Selfie Portrait Gallery

LightBox interviews Kyle Chayka and Marina Galperina, curators of one of the first major exhibitions examining the phenomenon of the “selfie,” on view at the Moving Image Contemporary Art Fair in London.

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Richard Koci Hernandez—@koci_glass
Toolbox

Theater of the Streets, Shot On Google Glass

LightBox presents an interview with Richard Koci Hernandez, one of the first professional photographers to embark on an extended exploration of the streets with Google Glass, about his noir-styled pictures and the future of the form.

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Pete Souza
In Progress

Obama’s Photographer Joins Instagram

An exclusive interview with Pete Souza on Instagramming the President, the White House, and one of the world’s most famous dogs.

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@echosight
In Progress

The Dreamy Dissonance of @echosight

The way we collaborate is simplified more every day. No longer are we required to share printed essays or negatives to work with each other; all we need is an internet connection. This idea is part of the inspiration behind @echosight, a joint-Instagram account between photographers Danny Ghitis in New York and Daniella Zalcman in London.

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