Today Instagram launched its brand new Stories feature which allows you to create a temporary 24-hour story line of photos or videos (think Snapchat… but Instagram). In this tutorial, I walk through everything you need to know about the feature (that I can find) and how to use it.
Neil Andrews is a London based creative photographer, instagrammer and social media advisor. His passion for photography only goes back a few years to when he was given a camera by his partner Des. Since then it has enabled him to make an unexpected and much welcomed career change. You can find Neil on Instagram @mumhad1ofthose.
Jeff Kelley is a indeed a postal worker and not just some strange person that decided to put the word ‘postal’ in front of his name. A life long New Englander, he’s been a letter carrier in Massachusetts for the last 17 years. He shoots primarily with his iPhone, but has recently begun dabbling in film, learning everything as he goes. He is the lead editor for Grryo (gree-oh), writes occasionally for the Huffington Post, and runs his local Western Mass Instagram group, @igers413. You can find Jeff on Instagram @postaljeff.
William Smith is a Philadelphia based visual artist with a concentration on painting. His work can been seen in New York at Littlejohn Contemporary and in Philadelphia at Schmidt Dean Gallery. He has been taking photographs and posting them on Instagram for over 3 1/2 years under the handle @billsmith2315.
Sam Graves is a travel, adventure and lifestyle photographer based out of San Fransisco. Sam’s photography career began when he first started his Instagram account two years ago as a New Years resolution to make beautiful photos. You can find Sam on Instagram @thesamgraves.
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: