Does anyone use instagram? Follow chain?

Discussion in 'Mu-43 Member Activities, Meetups, and Hangouts' started by cyrax83, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. cyrax83

    cyrax83 Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 8, 2014
    Hi, I'd love to know if you guys use Instagram and perhaps we can start a follow chain. I'd love to follow and see more M43 pictures from you guys!

    I'll start
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2015
  2. sesser

    sesser Zen Master Subscribing Member

    Mar 10, 2015
    Portland, OR
  3. stephography

    stephography Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 12, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
  4. TwoWheels

    TwoWheels Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    May 28, 2014
    British Columbia
    I have an instagram account, but haven't really used it because there doesn't really seem to be an efficient way to get real photos (ones not taken with a phone) into instagram. What's the best way to do that?
  5. WendyK

    WendyK Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 28, 2014
    Northern Virginia
    Well, the way I do it as a Mac user is to import web sized JPGs of my best photos into my Mac's Photos app, which instantly puts them into my iCloud photo stream. Then they are easily accessed from my iOS devices for posting on Instagram, emailing/texting/showing to people from a mobile device, etc.. For non Apple users, I would imagine you might be able to do something similar with Dropbox or other cloud services like Google Photos or Amazon's cloud photo service, but I haven't tried.

    I'm @wnkremer on Instagram (mostly garden pictures, flower and insect macros, etc.)
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  6. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014

    I use several methods.............

    Sometimes I use the Oly app to get the photo to my phone and then edit via SnapSeed and post to IG. Or I edit in LR on my computer and I have a preset for outputting photos to a folder on my dropbox account, from dropbox it's easy getting on phone to IG.
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  7. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
  8. stephography

    stephography Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 12, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    I usually use the Olympus image share app to download it directly to my phone and edit it using Polarr, Photoshop Express or VSCO.
  9. TonyZhang

    TonyZhang Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 8, 2014
    New Zealand

    I scroll through my feed numerous times each day but for some reason always forget to post regularly, wish you could upload from desktop.
  10. tyrphoto

    tyrphoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 25, 2014
    Seoul | NYC
    I use Instagram but not a lot due to the square crop.

    I prefer EyeEm and upload on a regular basis as well as browse images from other photographers on a daily basis.
  11. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Jan 3, 2014
    Northern Virgnia
    I'm an avid Instagram user but only post pics taken with and edited on my smartphone. I feel sites like Flickr et al are more appropriate for my m43 photography; using the IG community for non-smartphone shots feels like cheating, and I'm often annoyed by crops. Also, get off my lawn! ;)

    In case anyone is still interested:
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  12. ean10775

    ean10775 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 31, 2011
    Cleveland, Ohio
    A camera with WiFi - Since moving to a GX7 and an X100T I rarely shoot RAW anymore, tend to edit JPEGS in VSCO Cam or Snapseed on my iPhone or iPad and post to Flickr, Facebook or Instagram from there. In all honesty, its been very liberating. I tend to only shoot RAW and edit in LR for planned shoots/paid work.
  13. shaolinmonk

    shaolinmonk Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 31, 2013
    Toronto Canada
    follow me!!!

    here's my workflow, take pics, send to lightroom, send to flickr or to iPhone (through wifi) then upload to instagram

    sometimes if i want something right away.. i wifi to phone to edit with in iPhone...(VSCO, snapseed, etc..)
  14. fransglans

    fransglans Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 12, 2012
    i love IG! it made me to an 1:1 shooter.
  15. agentlossing

    agentlossing Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jun 26, 2013
    Andrew Lossing
    The VSCO grid pleases me so much more than Instagram - and now you can curate your own collections. I've completely abandoned Instagram because so much of it is "lifestyle" advertisements disguised as photography!
  16. Chazworth

    Chazworth Mu-43 Rookie

    Oct 12, 2012
    Colorado (USA)
  17. sesser

    sesser Zen Master Subscribing Member

    Mar 10, 2015
    Portland, OR
    Corporate desperation.
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