in need of some INSTa-ration?
It’s probably no surprise to you that I’m a fan of instagram. It has become an integral part of what I do and probably where I receive the most traffic and communication with you lot ( ❤ ) I follow just over 1000 instagrammers (a lot, i know)…some friends, some shops that I like to keep up to date with, but mostly people that post incredibly inspiring (or really funny) content. You guys seem interested in seeing the things that inspire me and instagram is one of the main places I head to when I am feeling a lack of it. If you like this post do let me know, I’d be happy to share more with you! I follow a lot of people, so there is certainly a few posts I could put together.
Emilie is by no means an unrecognized instagrammer (and by no means needs this exposure); at almost a half-mill followers, it’s unlikely you haven’t seen her work (a faceless gal, pretty well always seen from behind, usually wearing a hat…ring any bells?) and with reason – she is one of a kind. For awhile I followed many travel/outdoor instagrams – my heart really does lie with the outdoors – however, I grew tired pretty quick; nature is beautiful, but it can get repetitive when you are seeing the same (albeit beautiful) landscapes and images over and over, with no true defining quality. Emilie is one of the few I continued to follow, though, and you can probably see why, there is something special about each moment and scene she captures; unlike anything I have seen. And! if you are someone who cares about a perfectly curated feed (which I sometimes do), hers is pretty unbelievable.
Brittany is an absolutely fascinating woman and one of my all-time favorite photographers. She isn’t your typical instagrammer, because she isn’t one really; she doesn’t seem to concern herself with popular instagram culture. To me, she is simply a photographer/model/actress/artist who uses insta as a means to share her art…but she has one of my favourite feeds to look at. Her work is raw, sexually provocative and at times eerily uncomfortable, and I. Love. It. She is unapologetic, honest and real in a way many people are ashamed or afraid to be. Gah! And can we talk about how stunning she is? A mesmerizing beauty if there ever was one. I could gush over her forever.
Kathryn and I have chatted many a time through the interwebs, but I believe, despite any friendship/acquanticeship (i dont know) I may have with her, her instagram should have wayyyy more followers. This girl takes fucking beautiful pictures, in truly enchanting places. She lives in Tokyo (cool, right?) and I love how informed she is and how much she shares about Japanese history, culture and traditions. I happened upon Kathryn long ago through her fashion blog, so it goes without saying I love the way she dresses, it’s what initially drew me to her, but what kept me coming back was her photographs, featuring beautiful clothing. She exacts one of the very things that makes me fall hard for a blogger/instagrammer, beautiful images with a feeling. There is nothing I love more than a stylish lady in breathtaking, natural settings, and that’s exactly what Kathryn’s feed (and tumblr) is. (also Japanese snacks! YUM!).
Another instagrammer I think is totally underrated! I mean, just over 4500 followers is not nothing, but she has one of those feeds that I look at and think “how come you don’t have more followers?!” I started reading Kala Noel’s blog a few years back (now defunct), and then found her on instagram more recently and instantly remembered her beautiful face. I was also delightfully surprised at how fascinating she is she, way more than her blog ever lead on (to be fair, I think I started reading her blog when she was barely doing it anymore). She is an incredibly talented artist, which I wasn’t aware of before, and I love so much of the art she creates. Anyways! If you like eye catching and clever imagery, cute girls in cute clothes, nature and endearing oddball-ness, you’ll love her feed as much as I do.