Branden Harvey is a professional photographer and storyteller based in Nashville, Tennessee. He has become a leader in the world of online storytelling and uses his unique position to help brands, organizations, dreamers and doers tell their story better. Within the last year, Branden has created several outlets to spread good news to the world through his podcast, Sounds Good along with a Good Newsletter, and most recently – the Good Newspaper. You can find Branden on Instagram @brandenharvey.
Michael Thomas ( @LondonViewpoints ) is a London based cityscape and architecture photographer. He specialises in showcasing London’s best views from a variety of vantage points, like skyscrapers, tourist attractions, hills surrounding the city as well as city aerials from helicopter flights. In just 24 months since joining instagram, Michael has grew his loyal following to 118k, without ever being featured by instagram, which allowed him to keep a high engagement level in the current challenging algorithm times.
Emily Hinchcliff is a Philadelphia based photographer with a fine art background and a penchant for all things travel. Emily spent a year solo-adventuring throughout Southeast Asia, India, and Nepal, and has had photo essays featured by Passion Passport and Spirited Pursuit. Instagram has played an important role in her life over the past two years, bringing about new connections and friendships during annual visits to Guatemala, states across the US, and even her own backyard.
This week, Josh Johnson of the JJ Community and I interview photographer and Sony Alpha Collective member Eric Ward. Eric is an elementary school teacher living in Northwest Ohio. Over the last year, Eric has been navigating opportunities which have presented themselves through Instagram as well as coaching. With all of these opportunities, Eric’s maintains focus is on his family and his faith which guides not only his Instagram feed, but also his life.
Bryan is a wanderer, backpacker and photographer based out of Des Moines, Iowa. He started using Instagram in 2014 as a place to find inspiration for future hiking trips, but along the way fell in love with the supportive community and the art of photography and storytelling. Since then he has used his feed as a place to tell his story while attempting to send out a positive message and inspire others in return.