On episode 100 of the Hashtagged Podcast, we talk about everything from community, engagement, growth, photography, and of course – Instagram!
Kathy Dyar is a photographer based in Northern California. Shortly after opening her Instagram account, Kathy was diagnosed with breast Cancer and her passion for nature and photography helped her to heal during her treatment. Her journey with cancer is a reminder to enjoy every moment and love life.
Episode 095: @lauralawsonvisconti – Using positivity to overcome challenges and controversy with Laura Lawson Visconti
Laura Lawson Visconti is a social media influencer and digital marketing expert. She is also an author, travel journalist and works as the Head of Marketing for Tahoe University, a startup in her home of Truckee, California. Together with her husband, former professional snowboarder Nick Visconti, Laura plans to open a coffee roastery early next year. She is also a personal trainer, and is a huge advocate for inspiring people to live more actively outdoors. She is slowly going blind due to a rare eye condition, and has found freedom through her outdoor adventures which she shares on her Instagram account to over 140,000 followers. You can find Laura on Instagram @lauralawsonvisconti.
Art Chang is the CEO of Priime and is based out of San Francisco, CA. Outside of engineering and startups, he is also a commercial photographer. His previous startup success and passion for photography lead him into co-founding Priime in 2014 (a Y Combinator backed company), to make beautiful photography more accessible to everyone. You can find Art on Instagram @artchang. Avatar photo credit: Pei Ketron.
You all may remember the conversations I had with my friends @littlecoal, @thecraighensel, and @neighborhoodfilm and how during those conversations, we talked about a road trip. On Monday morning, a snippet of what took place during that road trip was published; and it is called “New Community – An Instagram Story”. This 10 minute film documents an 8 day road trip across the country, and demonstrates the power of the Instagram community:
Andrew Griswold is a designer and photographer based in Indianapolis, Indiana where he calls home with his wife and two year old son. Born and raised in Indy he has made a name for himself by staying very active in the creative community in both photography and design. You can find Andrew on Instagram @the_gris.